Viqarunnisa Noon School
|Viqarunnisa Noon School|
|1, New Bailey Road, Dhaka
|Motto||Light Through Learning|
|Campus||Nearly 10 acres and new campuses have been made in Dhanmondi, Ajimpur and Boshundhara|
|Color(s)||White and sky blue|
|Accreditation||Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka|
Viqarunnisa Noon School is one of the renowned schools in Bangladesh. It has a glorious past.It was established in 1952 by Begum Viqarunnisa Noon, wife of Firoz Khan Noon, the then governor of East Pakistan. Founder
Begum Viqar-un-Nisa Hossain Noon (née Victoria) was Austrian by birth. Born in 1920, she married Sir Feroz Khan Noon in 1945, who had been the Indian High Commissioner in England, and would later become the seventh Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Noons often participated in social work and Viqarunnisa Noon School was one of its projects; there is also a Noon Educational Foundation that funds Pakistani students to study in Oxford and Cambridge, alongside the Viqar un Nisa College for Women, Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
Viqarunnisa noon school has '4' branches in Dhaka city. They are:
- Bailey road branch (main branch)
- Dhanmondi branch; Road no.8,Dhanmondi,Dhaka.
This branch is remarked as the most hard working and achieving branch of all the others. The area of the campus or the number of the students are may less than the others, but it is considered to be the 'BEST' every year.
- Azimpur branch
- Bashundhora Branch
Currently, it also serves the English Version students inside the main campus..
Description and activities
Viqarunnisa Noon College is a center for higher secondary education in Bailey Road, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established in 1978.The college took the first place in the combined merit list of the Higher Secondary Certificate examinations and seven times in twelve years between 1994 and 2006. It is named after the Austrian Pakistani social worker, Viqar un Nisa Noon (also wife of Feroz Khan Noon, the 7th Prime Minister of Pakistan).
History established in 1952 at Baily Road, Dhaka by Viquarunnesa Noon, wife of Firoz Khan Noon, the Governor of East Pakistan. It started as a preparatory school with only a few children. But it expanded very soon to a high school and in 1956, prepared students for Senior Cambridge Examination.