Model Technical Higher Secondary School, Kaloor

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Model Technical Higher Secondary School, Kaloor
Model Technical Higher Secondary School - panoramio.jpg
Location
Kaloor, Ernakulam, Kerala
India
Information
Type Aided school
Motto MTHSS Kaloor
Established 1990
Principal Smt. Bindhu.

The Model Technical Higher Secondary School (MTHSS) is the pioneer in a group of Model Technical Higher Secondary Schools located in Kerala, India. These schools were established to provide education in the technological and hi-tech sectors.

The schools are managed by the Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD) and promote scientific advancement, technological progress and economic growth. The instruction is conducted in English.

The institution[edit]

The Model Technical Higher Secondary School, Kaloor was established in 1990 as the first of its kind in Kerala under the aegis of the Institute of Human Resources development, Thiruvananthapuram. A pioneer in providing technical education especially in Electronics, Computer Science and related areas, IHRD today runs more than forty institutions.

The school is coeducational preparing students of Secondary (VIII to X) and Higher Secondary (XI and XII) levels. The school of Kochi was started in 1990. The Model Technical Higher Secondary School is located at Kaloor. The Model Technical Higher Secondary School in Kochi is one of the higher secondary schools of Kochi, that is, it imparts both secondary and higher secondary education. The secondary section of the school includes class 8 to class 10. The higher secondary section of the school includes classes 11 and 12.

The school comes within the scope of the Institute of Human Resources Development or the IHRD. Therefore, the Technical Higher Secondary School is managed and controlled by the director of the Institute of Human Resources Development. This institute of Kerala is located at Thiruvananthapuram.

Course of studies[edit]

Technical High School Leaving Certificate[edit]

Electronics Production Techniques, Electronics Trade Theory, Electrical Technology and Computer Science are the additional subjects along with the syllabus followed by the board of Public Examinations. Students who secure minimum marks prescribed for each subject in the terminal examination of VIII and IX Standards are promoted to the next higher class. Those who fail in tho consecutive chances in a standard are not eligible to continue their study in the school. The successful completion of Std. X will lead to the awarding of THSLC (Technical High School Leaving Certificate) of the Board of Public Examinations, Kerala.

Technical Higher Secondary Course[edit]

There are two groups in the Technical Higher Secondary Course (THSC) viz., Physical Science and Integrated Science in the Physical Science group, the technical subjects are Computer Information Technology and Electronics Service Technology. Life Science is not included in the Physical Science group. The Integrated Science group includes Life Science instead of one of the technical subjects viz., Electronics Service Technology. NCERT Syllabus is followed in the Technical Higher Secondary Course. For standard XI, internal examination is conducted and the successful completion of standard XII leads to the award of HSLC. (Higher Secondary Leaving Certificate) by the Board of Higher Secondary Education of the Government of Kerala.

Other courses[edit]

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications
  • Practical Course in Office Automation
  • Practice oriented training programme in Computer Techniques and Applications
  • Practice oriented short term course in Electronics and Computer Science for High School Students.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Model Technical Higher Secondary School - (Diary 2007-2008)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 9°59′45″N 76°17′39″E / 9.99583°N 76.29417°E / 9.99583; 76.29417