Ashok Hall Girls' Residential School

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Ashok Hall Girls’ Residential School
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Ranikhet, Uttarakhand
Coordinates 29°35′54″N 79°39′41″E / 29.5983°N 79.6615°E / 29.5983; 79.6615Coordinates: 29°35′54″N 79°39′41″E / 29.5983°N 79.6615°E / 29.5983; 79.6615
Type Public, Private, Secondary, Primary
Motto तमसो मा ज्योतिर्मय
(Lead me from darkness to light)
Established 1993
Principal Ms Rohini Gurung
Staff 55
Faculty 37
Grades Class 4 - 12
Number of students 250
Campus size 25 acres (10 ha)
Campus type Residential School
Houses Red      Green      Yellow     
Sports Soccer, Cricket, Hockey, Tennis, Basketball, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton
Affiliation CISCE (Council for Indian School Certificate Examination).

Ashok Hall Girls’ Residential School is an Indian private girl's school located in Ranikhet, Almora District, India. In 1993, the school was established in memory of the Indian industrialist Ghanshyam Das Birla by Basant Kumar Birla and Sarla Birla. The school is providing quality education and residential facilities to students from classes 4 through 12.

The school is situated in the lap of the Himalayas at 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) away from Ranikhet at Majkhali in Uttarakhand, and approximately 380 kilometres (240 mi) away by land distance from New Delhi. The nearest railhead is Kathgodam which is 90 kilometres (56 mi). away.

The school is ISO-9001:2000 and 14001:2004 certified and it is currently pursuing TQM (Total Quality Management). The school is affiliated to the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi.


Ashok Hall Girls' Residential School was founded by industrialist Basant Kumar Birla and his wife Sarla Birla.


The subjects taught in the curriculum are English, Hindi, Bengali, Sanskrit, Mathematics, History, Civics, Geography, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Political Science, Sociology, History, Computer Science and Health Education. The Senior Secondary Section (XI & XII) students are required to study one language and four elective subjects.


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