RAJUK Uttara Model College

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RAJUK Uttara Model College
রাজউক উত্তরা মডেল কলেজ
RAJUK Uttara Model College logo.jpg
Address
RAJUK College Road, Sector#6


,
1230

Coordinates23°52′13″N 90°24′08″E / 23.8704°N 90.4021°E / 23.8704; 90.4021Coordinates: 23°52′13″N 90°24′08″E / 23.8704°N 90.4021°E / 23.8704; 90.4021
Information
Mottoমানুষ হওয়ার জন্য শিক্ষা (Education for humanization)
Established1994 (1994)
FounderGovernment of Bangladesh
School boardDhaka Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education
AuthorityBoard of Governors, RAJUK Uttara Model College
PrincipalBrigadier General Kazi Showkat Alam
Staff99+
Teaching staff175
Grades6-12
GenderCo-educational
Age range11-19
Enrollment4,893
LanguageBengali and English
Hours in school day5 hours
CampusUttara, Dhaka 1230
Campus size4.5 acres (18,000 m2)
Campus typeSuburban
Colour(s)Sky blue and White
SportsFootball cricket, basketball, Athletics, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, handball
PublicationAnupranon (অনুপ্রাণন)
Websitewww.rajukcollege.edu.bd

RAJUK Uttara Model College,Dhaka (RUMC) (Bengali: রাজউক উত্তরা মডেল কলেজ) is a co-educational Bangladeshi secondary school (grades VI-XII) situated at Uttara, Dhaka about a kilometre north from Shahjalal International Airport.

It was established in 1994.[1] The school provides education to its students in Bengali and English version under the national curriculum. Students are admitted into the institution in sixth, ninth and eleventh grades. The school has around 6000 students and employs more than 200 teaching staff and more than 100 other staff.[2][3][verification needed]

History[edit]

The construction of the main academic building was completed in 1994 and the college section was formally inaugurated in the academic year 1994–95 by the former prime minister of Bangladesh, Khaleda Zia.[4] Due to acute shortage of infrastructural facilities, another development project for the construction of a new building was taken up in 1995 which was completed in two phases and the campus took its present shape in 2001.[5]

Admission[edit]

Admission to RUMC is competitive.[6][better source needed] Applicants have to pass a written test and an oral test in order to qualify. Admission tests for the sixth grade is generally held in December and academic sessions begin in January. The admission procedure for the eleventh grade starts soon after the publication of the result of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) (public examination taken by students after completing grade 10) examination and admission is based on SSC examination result.[6][better source needed]

Academic performance[edit]

Main academic building of RUMC

In 2008, the Dhaka Board of Education awarded this college for its performance in HSC examinations.[7] RUMC also got the Best School award in the National Debate Festival 2008.[8]

Academic performance in Junior Scholarship Test (Government scholarship test for eighth graders) in the recent years are as following:

Year Allotted scholarships for Uttara area Talentpool scholarships received General scholarships received Total scholarships received
2003 20 6 9 15
2004 50 20 26 46
2005 50 15 30 45
2006 55 23 31 54
2007 55 12 20 32
2008 55 16 32 48
Source: RAJUK Uttara Model College website

RUMC's results from 2005 to 2014 in the Dhaka Education Board for Secondary School Certificate examinations are as following:

Year Number of examinees Number of passed students Pass percentage Obtained GPA-5 Percentage of GPA-5 achievers Position in Dhaka Board
2005 196 196 100% 156 80% 5th[9]
2006 276 276 100% 239 86.6% 2nd[10]
2007 319 319 100% 281 88.08% 4th[11]
2008 304 304 100% 297 97.69% 1st[12]
2009 351 351 100% 326 93% 4th[13]
2010 366 366 100% 344 94% 1st[14][15]
2011 393 393 100% 379 96.44% 1st
2014 412 412 100% 393 95.4% 1st
2015 2nd

Performance in the Higher Secondary Certificate examination from 2005 to 2014 are as follows:

Year Number of examinees Number of passed students Pass percentage Obtained GPA-5 Percentage of GPA-5 Achievers Position in Dhaka Board
2005 480 480 100% 102 21.25% 8th[16]
2006 515 515 100% 162 31.45% 1st[17]
2007 529 524 99.05% 200 38.16% 9th[18]
2008 475 474 99.79% 294 62% 9th[19]
2009 510 510 100% 288 56.5% 9th[20]
2010 96 96 100% 49 51.04% 4th[21]
2011 1050 891 84.86% 1st
2012 1st
2013 1st
2014 1st
rumc campus rag day 2018
Students of HSC batch 2018 celebrate their rag day in the college campus.

Uniform[edit]

Students of school section. (Class Seven, 2012),(EM-MS)
Class 12 students of RUMC.
Students of class 12(EM-DS) in their college uniform.

All students wear college uniform.

References[edit]

  1. ^ রাজউক উত্তরা মডেল কলেজ. Ittefaq (in Bengali). 30 May 2009.
  2. ^ Onupranon 2008, Annual Publication of RUMC
  3. ^ "Official RUMC website". RUMC.
  4. ^ , Anupranon 2004, Annual Publication of RUMC
  5. ^ Official RUMC website, http://rajukcollege.info/rumc/about_us.php
  6. ^ a b Official RUMC website, http://rajukcollege.info
  7. ^ "Govt to make polls acceptable to all parties". The Daily Star. 5 November 2008. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  8. ^ "A magnificent show". Star Campus. The Daily Star. 9 November 2008.
  9. ^ "Dhaka's top 10 schools". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2 September 2009.
  10. ^ "The best schools in each board". New Age. 23 June 2006. Archived from the original on 30 October 2007. Retrieved 2 September 2009.
  11. ^ "Top ten institutions". New Nation. Retrieved 2 September 2009.
  12. ^ "GPA-5 Achievers". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2 September 2009.
  13. ^ "GPA-5 Achievers". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2 September 2009.
  14. ^ "Rajuk, Residential, Ideal on top". The Daily Star. 15 May 2010. Retrieved 15 May 2009.
  15. ^ "RAJUK Uttara Model tops Dhaka". bdnews24.com. 15 May 2010. Archived from the original on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  16. ^ "The Daily Star Web Edition". www.thedailystar.net. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  17. ^ "The Daily Star Web Edition". www.thedailystar.net. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  18. ^ "Notre Dame, Viqarunnisa, City College on top again". The Daily Star. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  19. ^ "Achievers thrive on three factors". The Daily Star. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  20. ^ "Nine out of top 10 colleges from city". The Daily Star. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  21. ^ "Success rates rise in almost all boards". bdnews24.com. 16 July 2010. Archived from the original on 30 September 2011. Retrieved 28 March 2016.

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