South Point High School, Kolkata is one of the top schools in India. It is the senior section of the institute, offering education from classes VI to XII. In 2010-2011, 10 pupils of this institute achieved more than 90% in Madhyamik examination and in the same year 21 students achieved more than 90% in Higher Secondary examination. The institute aims to provide quality education along with social, cultural and mental development of students. Along with academic excellence, the students, who proudly refer themselves as Pointers, have shown creative thoughts and social responsibilities in various fields of work. The school has its own canteen, book shop, medical room, auditorium, cyber zone, laboratories, library, and playroom. The school (consisting of both junior and senior sections) made an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records in 1984, for being the largest educational institute in the world and has retained this rare distinction till 1992.
|Name of the School||South Point High School, Kolkata|
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|Location/Contact Details||82/7A Ballygunge Place Kolkata – 700019
West Bengal, India.
Phone: +91 33 24405115; +91 33 24405042;
+91 33 24404043
|Medium of Instruction||English|
|Admission Procedure||New session VI begins on 1st week of February. Admission to class VI to VIII is subject to availability of seats. Students have to qualify in an admission test. At the time of admission the report card / mark sheet of previous school along with birth certificate and transfer certificate need to be produced in original.
Admission to class XI is for candidates who have cleared Madhyamik Pariksha (Xth board examination) or equivalent.
The school offers admission to class XI under both West Bengal and Central boards. However, the latter (CBSE) board admission is only for Science stream students. CBSE affiliated classes are available only for morning section.
|Fee Structure||Expenses for students under WBBSE:
Expenses for students under CBSE:
[Fees are to be paid by demand draft or pay order only. The pay order or demand draft should be drawn in favor of "South Point High School"].
|School Timing||The institute has two sections – morning and day. The timing for different classes are -
VI to X
XI to XII
Saturdays and Sundays are generally holidays
|Extracurricular Activities||The extra curricular activities enjoyed by Pointers are as follows:
The school students are also distributed into 6 houses (each having a different color), named after renowned personalities. These are -
The institute also hosts 5 inter-school events every year, under the sponsorship of M. P. Birla Smarak Kosh (South Point). The winners get cash prizes along with the M. P. Birla Trophy. The events are as follows:
South Point High School also hosts biennial Athletic Meet over two days in December/January.
In winter, the students have fun participating in Art & Craft Exhibition.
Pointers in senior sections also enjoy different activities in the 3 clubs, which are -
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