Taki Government High School

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Taki Government High School
Location
by the side of Ichhamati river
West Bengal India, 743429,
Information
Established 1881
School district north 24 parganas
President Commissioner of School Education, WB
Head of school Krishnendu Kayal (DDO & In-Charge)
Teaching staff 24 eminent teachers
Affiliations West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education

Taki Government High School is a school in Taki, West Bengal, India. The school is one of the oldest existing schools in Taki.

The school has grades 1 to 12 and the language of instruction is Bengali. Students appear for 10+(Madhyamik) examination under West Bengal Board of Secondary Education and 12+(Higher Secondary Examination) examination under West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education. Grade 11 and 12 have two streams- science and arts. It is a boys-only school with a strength of about 500 students.

Overview[edit]

The school has been notable for its contribution towards the education of the people of Taki and its surroundings. It was one of the first of its kind in Taki.

History[edit]

The school was established by zeminders of Taki and was later taken over by the Government. Rajmohan Raychowdhury, a zemindar of Taki, allegedly established the school for the education of the common people. The actual date of its establishment is not known. But the year 1881, in which it was taken over by the Government, is considered the year of its establishment.

Chronology[edit]

  • 1881 - Taki Government High Schhol is established
  • 1957 - The Higher secondary Course (Class XI) is introduced.[1]
  • 1966 - The Morning Section (Class-I to Class-V) and the Day Section (Class-VI to Class-XI) was introduced.[2]
  • 1978 - The Higher Secondary Course including Class XII was introduced.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Ahsanullah, (Khan Bahadur) (1873-1965)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prantik, Magazine of Taki Government High School, 2002
  2. ^ Prantik, Magazine of Taki Government High School, 2002
  3. ^ Prantik, Magazine of Taki Government High School, 2002
  4. ^ Banglapedia page on Ahsanullah

Coordinates: 22°35′13″N 88°56′00″E / 22.58701°N 88.933262°E / 22.58701; 88.933262