Nasirabad Government High School

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Coordinates: 22°21′42″N 91°49′14″E / 22.36167°N 91.82056°E / 22.36167; 91.82056

Nasirabad Government High School
নাসিরাবাদ সরকারী উচ্চ বিদ্যালয়
Nasirabad Government High Schgool logo.jpg
Location
Nasirabad, Khulshi
Chittagong, 4000
Bangladesh
Information
School type Double Shift, Government funded Secondary School
Motto Knowledge is Power
জ্ঞানই শক্তি
Established 1967
Founder People's Republic of Bangladesh
School board Chittagong Education Board
School district Chittagong
Session January–December
School code 3100
Headmaster Muhammed Foridul Alam Hossainy, BCS, (General Education)
Staff 35
Teaching staff 53
Grades 5–10
Gender Male Only
Age 10 to 16
Enrollment 340 (Grade V-140, Grade VI-140, Grade IX-60)[1]
Number of students 3000
Medium of language Bengali
Campus size 20 acres
Campus type Urban
Color(s) Navy blue, white
Sports Cricket, Football, Hockey
Nickname NGHS
Special project Connecting classrooms under British Council
Website

Nasirabad Government High School (Bengali: নাসিরাবাদ সরকারী উচ্চ বিদ্যালয়) is one of the best government high schools in Bangladesh situated at East Nasirabad area in Chittagong, the port-city and the second largest city of the country. It is a male-only school with about 3000 students and conducts is educational activities in two different shifts of the day.

The school ranked 5 in Chittagong in 2012,[2] and 11 in 2013.[3]

History[edit]

Front view of the school building

NGHS was founded in 1967 during the Pakistan period by the government of Pakistan. After the liberation war of Bangladesh it came under the control of the government of Bangladesh.

Campus[edit]

The campus of this institution covers an area of 20 acres. The academic building is 'T' shaped. It is a two storied building. There is a library, an auditorium, a prayer room, individual laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science & other subjects. It contains enough classrooms for the students. The main academic building has a one-storied extension building inside the boundary named "New Academic Building". The office of the education officer of Chittagong is situated inside the campus with a 2-storied building.[4] This office building also contains the hostels for the students of this school. This school has a large field in front of the education officer's office. Many famous cricket, football and hockey players started their careers playing on this field. Tamim Iqbal, former vice-captain of Bangladesh cricket team, played his first cricket match with cricket ball in this field. He made his first six in this field and it is his favourite.[5] The school also possesses a library and laboratories for subjects including physics, chemistry, biology, and computer studies.

Transportation[edit]

A school bus presented by the president of Bangladesh is used by the school for transportation. The bus is used to transport day shift students living in more remote areas..

Extra-curricular activities[edit]

This school is renowned for not only education but also extra-curricular activities. It won the national championship of cricket, football and hockey for several times. It has a large playground where the students can make practice of different games. Many inter-city & inter-school Cricket & Football tournament is held on the field of this school throughout the year. Many renowned player of Bangladesh cricket team such as Aftab Ahmed, Akram Khan were the students of this school. There are also the activities of Bangladesh National Cadet Corps (BNCC), Rover Scout, Red Crescent at this school.[6] Every year school authority arranges inter-school sporting events in the school field.

Curriculum[edit]

The syllabus of every class is made by the teachers of this institution according to the rules of Chittagong Education Board. Medium of instruction is Bengali. The students of class IX, X & SSC have to participate in the laboratory workout as well as theory classes.Three semester exam is taken in a year. These are 1st, 2nd & final semester.If a student fails in the final exam he will not be promoted in the next class.The students of class V, VIII & X have to participate in Primary Ending Exam, Junior School Certificate Exam & Secondary School Certificate Exam.

Admission[edit]

In January the school takes students in class V, VI and IX.The intake is class V-140, Class VI-140 & Class IX-60.Students have to qualify in a highly competitive admission test to get admitted in this school. Only 17% can admit in the school of the total applicants.[7]
The teachers of this institution are appointed directly by the government of Bangladesh through an Associate Teacher Recruitment Examination taken throughout the country.

Activities and achievements[edit]

  • The school ranked 11 in Chittagong district according to the result of SSC exam in 2013.[8]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

List of schools in Bangladesh

References[edit]

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