Bidhannagar Municipal School

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Bidhannagar Municipal School
BMS logo
FE 175/1
Salt Lake City
Kolkata, West Bengal 700106
Coordinates 22°34′57″N 88°25′8″E / 22.58250°N 88.41889°E / 22.58250; 88.41889
School type Govt. aided Private High School
Motto Shradhhavan Lavate Gnyanam
Established 1997
Principal Bhaswati Chakraborti
Teaching staff 100
Grades First Grade to Twelfth Grade
Gender Co-Ed
Education system Indian
Medium of language Bengali or English
School color(s) White and Grey
Sports Soccer, Cricket
Affiliations West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education

Bidhannagar Municipal School (B.M.S.) is a primary and higher secondary school in Bidhannagar (Salt Lake City), Kolkata, India. It is affiliated to West Bengal Board of Secondary Education[1] and West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education[2]


The school was founded in 1997, with the first classes being held in Acharya Prafulla Chandra School, BK Block, Salt Lake. The school moved to its new building in FE Block soon afterwards.[3] The inauguration ceremony was on 1 July 1999, led by West Bengal Finance Minister Dr. Ashim Dasgupta and Higher Education Minister Satyasadhan Chakraborty.

The three-story building has a triangular shape with a small courtyard in the middle. A playground is beside the main building. The school has laboratories and equipment for sports. It encourages students to take part in cultural programmes and inter-school competition, including painting and chess competitions.

Student life[edit]

The school has a primary department and a high school department up to 12th standard. It gives its students the option to study in Bengali or English. At the +2 level, there are both science and humanities streams.

Students participate in an intra-school cultural championship every year known as the Shikhharthi Utsav (students' festival),[4] and Foundation Day is celebrated every year on 1 July. Soccer championships, kabaddi competitions, quizzes and an annual sports day[5] are held.