Boys' High School & College (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh)
|Boys' High School & College|
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
Mentem Hominis Spectato Non Frontem|
("Do not judge a man by his face but by his deeds")
|Sister school||Girls' High School and College, Allahabad|
|Age||5 to 19|
|Medium of language||English|
|Campus||Suburban, 13 acres|
|Color(s)||Green, Yellow, Blue and Red|
Boys' High School & College, (BHS), is an independent school in Allahabad, India. It was founded in 1861 to provide a Christian education to the children of Europeans and Anglo-Indians, but has always accepted children from all backgrounds. Though originally co-educational, it now admits only boys.
It has existed on its present site in central Allahabad since 1861. Since 1940 it has been managed by the Allahabad High School Society. It is currently affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations.
Governor B.L. Joshi on 5 November 2013, released a commemorative postage stamp to mark 150th anniversary of Boys' High School. Mr. Amitabh Bachchan,a world-famous actor, also studied in BHS from Class 1 to 7.
It participates in, and hosts "Alfresco", a district level annual inter-school competition.