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Ballygunge Government High School is one of the oldest school in West Bengalmarker. It is one of the best Bengali medium schools in Kolkatamarker / west bengalmarker. The school performs excellently in secondary and higher secondary exams.This school has produced many a sons of light Satyajit Ray, Sambhu Mitra, R.D Burman are worthy to mention among them. The address of the school is 38/2 Naresh Mitra Sarani, Kolkata-700020. Students call their school as B.G.H.S.

The school is Bengali medium with Bengali taught as main language. The standard array of subjects taught as per the norms of the state education regulators.


Classes between class one to class five are taught in the morning section, while classes between six and twelve are conducted at the day session.

  • The principals are:
    • Morning school:
    • High school: Sri Rupak Homroy

School events

  • School magazine:
Students make a wall magazine with articles, poems and short stories.
  • Annual arts fair: a three day arts fair is held every year in the time of saraswati puja. The students contribute crafts, drawings, scientific experiments and works for public display.
  • Sports and excursions: the school organizes sports events and one annual sports event.
  • Special celebrations: Independence day is celebrated with a grand ceremony every year on the 15th of August in the school premises. The school's foundation day is celebrated on the 1st of April.
  • Festival: Saraswati puja is one of the main festivals held in the school.
  • Activities: Theater, singing, drawing competition, debate, recitation.

School uniform

  • Morning:
White shirts with the school batch on the shirt's pocket, with white pants and a black school shoes are mandatory.
  • Day:
White shirts with the school batch on the shirt's pocket, khaki pants and a black school shoes are mandatory up to class ten. For class eleven and twelve black pants, white shirts with the school batch on the shirt's pocket and black school shoes.There are four houses and each house has a colour:

Notable alumni

Alumni Association

  • The Alumni Association of Ballygunge Government High School is a big organization and they celebrate reunion every year and organize different cultural and social service activity. Associations current president is Sri Indranath Bhattacharya.


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