R. S. Krishnan Higher Secondary School

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R.S.Krishnan Higher Secondary School

Coordinates10°27′15″N 78°53′39″E / 10.4540566°N 78.8940668°E / 10.4540566; 78.8940668Coordinates: 10°27′15″N 78°53′39″E / 10.4540566°N 78.8940668°E / 10.4540566; 78.8940668
MottoBe Just and Fear Not
GradesKindergarten to Grade 12

The R.S. Krishnan Higher Secondary School is located in Tiruchirapalli (Trichy), Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 1964 by the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited company to provide education for the children of the company's employees. Subsequently, the school opened admissions for non-BHEL students too. Initially, the school was given the name Boiler Plant Higher Secondary School, and was renamed to be R.S.Krishnan Higher Secondary School, in memory of the first executive director of BHEL. It was run by the Jesuit order Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel until 2006, when the Singapore-based Global Indian Education Foundation took over the management of the school.[1]. R.S.K. was under their preview for a tenure of 5 academic years. From June 2011 to May 2016 the School was managed by Dr. K.K.R’s Gowtham Concept Schools, a pioneer group of Educational Society from Andhra Pradesh. During September of 2016, Pavai Varam Educational Trust took over the school's management and has been running the school successfully ever since.

The School follows the Central Board Of Secondary Education-Delhi, syllabus. The C.B.S.E. syllabus was exclusive in all of R.S.K's classes until 2000, after which due to public demand and the trends in the Professional Courses admissions in Tamil Nadu, the Management introduced (Tamil Nadu) State Board as an additional alternate syllabus for Classes XI and XII. The School has a strong Alumni network and a very active association called the Old Students' Association (OSA). Among its many activities, happens to be the organizing of the cultural - Technical and sports festival OSCAR (Old Students' Celebration At R.S.K.).A student S.M.Santhosh from this school has got 2nd position in district in an online competition.

The School excels in several sporting and cultural activities. In football, in the under-16 category, they have won various titles including the district title. It also has a long list of cultural titles that has been backed continuously down the years. Students from R.S.K. have been consistently selected for top engineering colleges across the country including the Indian Institutes of Technology and National Institutes of Technology. Two students of this institution Ashwat and Tharun have been selected as the only competitors from the schools during the IIT-Madras tech-fest Shaastra 2014. Sammandhar S, Muthu Kumaran M, Koushik Bimal N, Hareesh R of Batch 2014 has been named as the best students of the school since its establishment. They have been marvelous throughout their school time. They used to help the teachers with doubts and they sometimes took care of the administration also.The school highlights ample lot of students, who, over the years, have excelled in their C.B.S.E. and Tamil Nadu State Board terminal examinations. A student of this institution has topped the lists securing the 1st Rank in the TANCET 2011 conducted by Anna University on 06.24.2011.[1] Students from R.S.K. have emerged to be respected officials and educationalists in the society.


The School is spread across the BHEL Township as 5 separate campuses,

  • The A Sector Primary School houses classes Kinder Garten (KG) I to Standard I, Sections A, B, C
  • The C Sector Primary School houses classes II to V, Sections A, B, C
  • The B Sector Primary School houses classes KG I to Standard V, Sections D, E, F
  • The Junior School in B Sector, housing classes VI through VIII, Sections A through F
  • The Main School, also in B Sector, housing Classes IX to XII

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