Calcutta Girls' High School

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Calcutta Girls' High School
118, Princep Street, Kolkata 700071
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Type Private secondary school
Motto Deus et Humanitas (Latin: God and Humanity)
Established 1856
Principal Mrs. Basanti Biswas
Gender Girls

Calcutta Girls' High School (abbreviated as CGHS) is a private school for girls in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It was founded in 1856 as a boarding school under the patronage of Lord Canning.[1] The Methodist Church in India now manages the school. The school teaches in the English language,[2] and teaches for the Indian School Certificate Examination (ICSE / ISC).[3]


  1. ^ Gooptu, Biswarup (2005-07-21). "School's gift of new college on turning 150". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2007-08-28. 
  2. ^ Calcuttaweb - Schools Archived 2007-09-23 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2007-08-28
  3. ^ Hindustanlink - List of schools of Calcutta ( Kolkata ) Retrieved 2007-08-28

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