Model School for Visually Handicapped (MSVH) is a premier co-educational boarding school for visually handicapped/ blind/ partially blind children located in Dehradun. The school runs under the aegis of NIVH(National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (Divyangjan)(Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India). The school is affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi and provides a quality education to blind students from Nursery to Class XII. The school imparts quality education with various services and benefits including free education, board and lodging, uniform, books and equipments.
Model School for the Visually Handicapped was founded on 4th January 1959 by Govt. of India on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Louis Braille, the inventor of Braille script. The school aim is to provide education to blind, partially sighted and low-vision children coupled with enabling students with the use of latest technology and Braille literacy. The blind children are taught through Braille and tactile sensation whereas the partially sighted and low vision children make use of magnifying devices to read the printed text.
Curriculum & Facilities in Model School for Visually Handicapped, Dehradun
MSVH Dehradun follows CBSE pattern and syllabus and offers Humanities in class XI & XII. Computer education is also introduces right from Class III. There are four libraries in school to provide assistance in learning. There are separate Talking Book Library, School Library, Print Library & Braille Library.
The school provides excellent sports facilities and encourage them to participate in different sports competitions. The students have also achieved remarkable results in National and International championships. The school also make them practice Yoga & Judo Karate for physical well being with mentally fit & physically agile body. Students are also encourage to take music, dance and drama as their hobby.
Admission in Model School for Visually Handicapped, Dehradun
The school offers admission from Nursery to Class XII at the starting of each session. Admission is provided after interview and screening. Application form can be obtained from admission office on any working hours.
- Birth Certificate
- Medical Certificate of Visual Disability issued by the Chief Medical Officer.
- Income Certificate of Parents
- Caste Certificate (If any)
- Marksheet & Certificate of previous class
- Passport size photograph