St. Joseph’s Boys High School, Bangalore

The St. Joseph’s Boys High School, Bangalore was established by the Society of Jesus and the school began its academic journey primarily to provide quality education to boys who are Catholics. However, with the passage of time, students from all religions, caste, and creed have found a place in this prestigious educational institution.

Name of the School St. Joseph’s Boys High School
Board affiliated to The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations which prepares the students of Std X for their ICSE examinations and the Std XII students for their ISC examinations.
Location/Contact Details St. Joseph’s Boys High School,No. 27, Museum Road,

Bangalore- 560025.

Tel: 22214416

  • Private
  • Boys’
Medium of Instruction English is the medium of instruction used in the school.
Admission Procedure Admissions are held for lower KG, Std V and Std XI. The admissions for students in lower KG are based on the existing policy of the management. The candidates will have to register and the application forms will be available from the school itself. The shortlisted candidates will be informed and they will have to appear for an interview session. The candidates for LKG should be 4+ years old as on 1st June of the year in which admission is sought. 

Candidates will be admitted to Std V after they pass a written entrance examination conducted by the school.


Students applying for admission to Std XI will be granted the same on the basis of their performance at the ICSE board examinations and other criteria that are decided by the management.

Extracurricular Activities The students are encouraged to participate in the following extracurricular activities:

  • Cricket
  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Football
  • Swimming
  • Dramatics
  • Art and craft
  • Literary activities
  • Music
  • Gardening


The boys are divided into the following houses:

  • St. George’s
  • St. Andrew’s
  • St. Patrick’s
  • St. David’s


The school also has the following clubs:

  • Dramatics club
  • Literary activity club
  • Math club
  • History club
  • Craft club
  • Computer club
  • Chemistry club
  • Physics club
  • Gardening club
  • Kannada club
  • Biology club
  • Physics club
Events The following events are held in the school on a regular basis:

  • Annual athletic meet
  • St. Ignatius Feast
  • Independence Day celebrations
  • Investiture ceremony
  • Aquatic meet
  • Annual Prize Day
Facilities/Infrastructure The following facilities are offered by the school:

  • Swimming pool
  • Computer lab
  • Chemistry lab
  • Physics lab
  • Biology lab
  • Auditorium
  • Library
  • Chapel
  • Children’s Play Park
  • Transport
  • Outdoor park
  • Canteen
  • Play field
  • Board room
Established in the Year The school was established in the year 1858.
Alumni The school has a glittering alumni and some of the famous personalities who have studied in this school are listed below:

  • Rahul Dravid (Cricketer)
  • Sabeer Bhatia (C0-founder of Hotmail)
  • Nikhil Chinnappa (Video Jockey)
  • Siddhartha Vaidyanathan (Sports Journalist)
  • Ashish Ballal (Hockey player)
  • Rehan Poncha (Swimmer)
  • Mario Miranda (Cartoonist)
  • Mark Mascarenhas (Founder of WorldTel)
  • Robin Uthhapa (Cricketer)

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