Atomic Energy Central School

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The Atomic Energy Central School (AECS) is a chain of schools run by the AEES (Atomic Energy Education Society), Mumbai, India, had been developed for the children of employees of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), India. The school has 30 branches at 16 locations[1] throughout India. This article describes schools located at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Tarapur, Maharashtra, Narora (UP), Kalpakkam (TN). Rawatbhata (Rajasthan), Jaduguda(Jharkhand), Kakrapar (Gujarat), Kaiga (Karnataka), Manuguru (Andhra Pradesh), Kudankulam (TN), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Mysore (Karnataka), OSCOM (Chatrapur, Orissa).

List of AECS[edit]

AECS Kaiga[edit]

Atomic Energy Central School, Kaiga (AECS)
Kaiga, Karnataka
Coordinates 14°53′33″N 74°19′42″E / 14.89250°N 74.32833°E / 14.89250; 74.32833
Type government
Established 18 July 1988
Principal Srinivasa Rao
Staff 82
Grades Class pre-prep – 12
Affiliation CBSE – 830032
Vice-Principal Vikas Kamble

The school is located at NPCIL Kaiga colony. AECS Kaiga was established for children of employees of NPCIL Kaiga. It runs classes from pre-prep to 12th. The school has a physics lab, a chemistry lab, a biology and a maths lab. The school also has a vast library with hundreds of books. The sub-languages taught are Kannada and Hindi/Sanskrit. The school has two wings – one for the primary and the other for the secondary. The school has won laurels at various national and state level competitions. The students are involved in a plethora of co-curricular and sports activities, which actively supported by the teachers.

AECS Hyderabad[edit]

The school is located at DAE colony near ECIL. AECS Hyderabad was established in 1970 for children of employees of NFC, ECIL and the National Balloon Facility. The school has expanded to:

  • School 1 at DAE colony (the original school)
  • School 2, also at DAE Colony
  • School 3 near TIFR
  • School 4 in A.S. Rao Nagar

School 3 (a.k.a. AECS-3, Hyderabad) started with the 1985-86 academic year, and the first batch of 10th grade students passed out in 1989.

Currently only School 1 and 2, both at DAE colony are functional, School 3 (TIFR) and School 4 (A.S.Rao Nagar) have been converted to ECIL and another private organization.

The 11th and 12th class at AECS Hyderabad was renamed as Atomic Energy Junior College (AEJC). This was done because the syllabus was changed from CBSE to Board of Intermediate Education, AP.

AECS Indore[edit]

Atomic Energy Central School, Indore (AECS)
RRCAT Colony, Indore
Coordinates 22°40′06″N 75°48′32″E / 22.66833°N 75.80889°E / 22.66833; 75.80889
Type government
Established 1985
Principal A Joseph John
Headmistress Sangita Sharma
Staff 49
Grades Class pre-prep – 12
Affiliation CBSE – 1080004
Vice-Principal A Sivakumar

The Atomic Energy Central School, Indore, is managed by the Atomic Energy Education Society, Mumbai, an autonomous body under the Department of Atomic Energy, government of India. AEES is governed by a Council consisting of members of the Department of Atomic Energy.

AECS Indore started in 1985 in RRCAT colony, Indore as a secondary school catering to the high school classes and was affiliated to CBSE. In 1987, the first batch of XI and XII was inducted. The present school building was constructed in 1988. The school began with only Science stream and Computer Science was introduced at Higher Secondary level in 1991 and Commerce stream in the year 2001. The school has 1022 students.

The school has Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer and Maths Laboratories. It has a library with about 10,000 books. The school adopts a physical education programme designed by AEES which trains the students in sport. Co-curricular activities are conducted.

The school is run by a Principal, a Vice-Principal, one Headmistress, 11 Post Graduate teachers, 13 Trained Graduate Teachers, 13 Primary teachers, one Preparatory teacher, one Librarian, two Lab assistants, one Lab attendant, three Office staff members and three Group-D staff. The total staff strength is forty-nine.

The academic session starts in April and ends on the 31st of March of the following year. The medium of instruction is English. Its current Principal is Shri A Joseph John while the Vice-Principal is Shri A Sivakumar. The school has won various laurels to it. Last year it won Homi Bhabha Rolling Trophy for best overall achievement among all AECS schools. Last year Satvik Tiwari of class ninth and Yukta Pareek of class tenth won All India Inter AECS Hindi Debate. Last year Amogh Sharma and Agrima Darshan of class eighth bagged first and second position respectively in All India Inter AECS Quiz competition. Rupinderjit Kaur of class 2 won 3 prize and Pragya Ahire of class 7 won consolation prize in All India Inter AECS Art competition.

For co-curricular and sport activities the school is divided into four houses, Blue, Green, Red and Yellow. Every house has its own house captain, house vice - captain, sports captain and sports vice - captain.

House House Captain House Vice-Captain House Sports Captain House Sports Vice-Captain
Blue A Shrihari Raju R Pragatha Amritansh Tiwari S Naveena
Green Harshit Ruwali Srilakshmi Rishal Gedam Deepika Sisodia
Red Manasvita Singh Amogh Sharma Aritro Ghosh Sakshi Gound
Yellow Piyush Dhar Anshika Sinha Utkarsh Mishra Himanshi Panwar
School Salman Hussain Monika Rashi Srivastava I Manaswi
Name of the teacher Subject
A Joseph John Principal
A Sivakumar Vice-Principal
R N Sinha Chemistry
G Mohan Computer
R U Verma Hindi
D R Mohrir Physics
A Santhi English
Anuj Kumar Mathematics
Ajitha R Menon Chemistry
Amrit Kaur Economics
Neeraj Bamania Biology
Pankaj Nagar Physics
Mythili Vijayaragavan Commerce
R K Jain Hindi
S C Rajasagadevan Librarian
S K Hirekhan Art
Satyendra Narain Social Science/English
Manjoo Devi Hindi/Sanskrit
K M Yadav Biology/Chemistry
Preetha Jayakumar Mathematics/Physics
Sanjeev Sharma PET
Pallavi Garge PET
Mukesh Gayari Social Science/English
Purnima Bhagat Mathematics/Physics
Ashish Dehriya Computer
Prabhu Patil Social Science/English
K R Meena Social Science/English
Sangita Sharma Head Mistress
Neerja Sharma PRT
Manju Choudhary PRT
Pushpa Kumari PRT
Karuna Saxena PRT
Ravikant Iyyer Art
Gopal Neema Music
Shailbala Chouhan PRT
Swati Pathak PRT
Josy Binoy PRT
Smita Shotri PRT
Pinky Lal PRT
Fatema S H PRT
N Prasad UDC
Saroda Panda LDC
Navin Nagar Lab Assistant

AECS Jaduguda[edit]

AECS Jadugoda is a school for children of the employees of Uranium Corporation of India which is located in the township of Jadugoda, 20 km from the main town of the steel city Jamshedpur. The school consists of a pair of primary schools (both English and Hindi medium (of instruction) and a pair of secondary schools (English and Hindi). The primary English medium school was the first one to come up, inaugurated by Dr. Homi Jahangir Bhabha.

AECS Kakrapar[edit]

Atomic Energy Central School, Kakrapar
Kakrapar, Gujarat
Coordinates 24°11′55″N 73°24′38″E / 24.19861°N 73.41056°E / 24.19861; 73.41056
Principal Dileep Singh
Staff 65
Grades Standard 1 to Standard 12
Affiliation CBSE
Vice-Principal Bheem Rao

The school started in 1983-84 and is located at NPCIL's Anumala colony. It runs classes from standard 1 to 12 and Prep as well as Pre-Prep. The school has excellent[peacock term] infrastructure in terms of classrooms, laboratories, library, playgrounds, sports and recreation.

AECS-1 Kalpakkam[edit]

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu
Type Governed by the DAE under the government of India
Established 1987
Principal Shri. Vijaya Ganesan
Head of school Shri. Vijaya Ganesan
Staff 50
Grades Class 1 – 10
Number of students ~800
Affiliation CBSE

The Atomic Energy Central School, Kalpakkam – 603 102 (TN), is a unit of the Atomic Energy Education Society (AEES), Mumbai, an autonomous body of the Department of Atomic Energy, government of India, which educates to Senior Secondary level the wards of the workforce in the Department of Atomic Energy across the country (

AECS, Kalpakkam-603102(T.N.) is situated on the eastern shores of India, on the Bay of Bengal. It is 70 km from Chennai. The Atomic Energy Central School, Kalpakkam was inaugurated by Padmashri C.V.Sundaram, Director, IGCAR with Classes 1 and 2 with a total strength of 394 students on 5 August 1987. It is affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi (affiliation no. 1930131).

The school has labs in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Computer Science. It has a library, sports, music and art room with teaching aids such as TV, VCR and audio cassettes, tape-recorder, overhead projector, Internet, K-yan, etc. A Satellite Interactive Terminal (SIT) room was inaugurated by Dr. S.K.Kulshreshtha, Chairman, AEES on 20 November 2008.

With the introduction of CCE by CBSE, New Delhi, the school has updated its activities by opening debates, skits on CCE, organising mock parliament, visit to industries and places of historical and cultural importance, interaction with neighbourhood schools and NGOs, and sports and games, art and music.

AECS Kudankulam[edit]

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
Type Private
Established 2002
Principal Mahendra Singh Meena
Staff 42
Grades Class 1 – 12
Number of students 700
Affiliation CBSE

The school is located in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. It was started in 2002.

AECS Manuguru[edit]

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
Manuguru, Andhra Pradesh
Type Private
Established 1984
Principal D.Raja Sekhar Rao[2]
Principal Anila Singh Charak (Academic Cell)[2]
Grades Class 1 – 12
Campus size 20 [acre]
Affiliation CBSE/BIE,AP
Vice-Principal Swarna Rani [2]

AECS, Manuguru, was started on 17 July 1984 with the primary section, from classes I to V. The classes started in July 1984. The strength of the school was 42 with class strength between 5 – 15. By the academic year 1986 – 1987 the student’s strength had increased to 282 with IX Class being added. During 1987–88 Class-X began. In the same year in September 1988 the secondary school building started functioning. The total strength was 344 students with 28 staff members. The secondary school building housed Classes from VI to X and the old building had the primary wing from classes I to V.

The 1987 – 1988 academic session was when the first batch of students appeared for the class X CBSE Board Examination.

AECS Mumbai[edit]

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
AECS school anushaktinagar.jpg
AECS School, Mumbai
Mumbai, Maharashtra,
Type Government
Established 1969
Grades Class 1 – 12
Campus size 1-acre (4,000 m2)
Affiliation CBSE/BIE,AP

The first school by the AEES was begun in 1969, in Anushakti Nagar, Mumbai, for children of employees of the Department of Atomic Energy.

Today in Mumbai there are six schools and one junior college with a total student strength of about 6500, 400 staff members work in the schools. Each school has teachers and staff, infrastructure, laboratories and grounds for sports and games.The schools run classes from pre-prep to X and the junior college, classes XI and XII. The schools follow CBSE course till 10th standard,while the junior college (11th and 12th standard) follows Maharashtra State Board. In 2010, CBSE course for 11th and 12th standard started in AECS-4.

AECS Mysore[edit]

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)


Mysore, Karnataka]]
Type Governed by the DAE under the Government of India
Established 5 March 1991
Principal M N V P Naidu
Staff 50
Grades Class 1 – 12
Number of students 600+
Campus size 10 [acre]
Affiliation CBSE
Vice-Principal Lokesh Joshi

Located on the outskirts of Mysore city ,in Yelwal, AECS Mysore is one of the smallest school in the AECS family in terms of strength with around 600 students.It was established for the children of the employees of RMP,Mysore. Atomic Energy Central School, Mysore was founded on 5th March, 1991 with 77 students, 1 regular Teacher, 5 adhoc teachers, 1 LDC and 1 MT Staff, to cater to the educational need of the wards of the employees of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre(BARC) , Mysore, a unit of BARC, Mumbai. The school was initially housed in the Club House of the residential colony at Yelwal, located about 20 km from Mysore city. Subsequently, in 1997 the school was shifted to the present building.

The school has a good building with many facilities.The 11th and 12th class at AECS Mysore was started in 2009 and a new school building was built for the junior college separately with all lab and classroom facilities. It has a library with over 12,000 books. It has a junior as well as a senior computer lab. The school has well established Science laboratories, computer laboratories, Library, activity rooms, a satellite interactive terminal room (ASTER Lab),smart class and other infra structural facilities.This school is gaining importance in the Mysore city.

AECS Narora[edit]

At AECS Narora there is one school running in two buildings. Classes 1 to 5 Primary section in one building and Classes 6 to 12 Secondary section in the other building. A.E.C.S. Inter AECS Basketball and Volleyball competitions 2014 were held at AECS Narora in which AECS Narora stood at first position in the Basketball tournament.


Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
AecsOscom, July 2004.jpg
Aecs Oscom as in July 2004
Chhatrapur, Orissa, 761045
Coordinates 19°19′34″N 84°56′35″E / 19.32611°N 84.94306°E / 19.32611; 84.94306
Status Functional
Principal Ashok Kumar Singh
Staff 25
Classes 1-12
Medium of language English
Affiliations CBSE
Vice-Principal Sivapuram Dharma Rao

AECS OSCOM[3] is an Atomic Energy Education Society AEES[4] run school for the educational needs of children of the employees of Indian Rare Earths Limited, OSCOM which is located near silk city of Orissa Berhampur. The school consists of a kindergarten, primary school, secondary school and a junior college.

The school started in 1985 with primary grades i.e. till grade 5. Upper primary i.e. grade 6 and 7, were added in 1992–93. In 1997–1998 the secondary section was built and the school included grades till 10. In 2008 the junior college started in an adjacent building near the main school.

The school has maintained above 80% passing rate[5] year on year since 1994.

School facilities include:[6]

  • Computer laboratory with 45 computers with internet facilities.
  • Library with nearly 8000 paper books including encyclopaedia, references and novels.
  • Science Lab with separate Physics, Chemistry and Biology laboratories.
  • Physical Education: playground including basketball court, volleyball court, football and KHO-KHO sections.
  • Art and Music.
  • Extracurricular: weekly debates, essay/poem writing/reciting competitions

AECS Turamdih[edit]

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
Turamdih, Jharkhand
Type Governed by the DAE under the Government of India
Staff 23
Grades Class 1 – 10
Number of students ~400
Affiliation CBSE

AECS Turamdih is a school for children of the employees of UCIL Uranium Corporation of India Turamdih, AMD Atomic Mineral Department Khasmahal which is located in the township of Turamdih near the major township of Jamshedpur Steel City. The school consists of a Kindergarten (English), primary school( English), higher primary school (English) and a secondary school (English). The school started with primary and higher primary. Now there are the four divisions listed above. It has a computer lab, library, science lab, science park, multiplay system, and playground.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "AECS Locations". Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Aecs Manuguru Staff List". Archived from the original on 16 May 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "AECS Oscom Website". Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "AEES website". Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "AECS Oscom results 2012–13 Website". Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "Aecs Oscom Infrastructure". Retrieved 24 August 2012.