Gandaki Boarding School (GBS), is a non-profit institution founded in 1966 with the motto ‘Knowledge, Character and Service.  It is a selective co-educational boarding school which offers its service to students ranging from Grades 4 to 12. The school is a multi-lingual, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic educational institution that incorporates all castes, cultures, religions, values, and languages. It features an inquiry based, concept driven curriculum that provides a well-rounded, student centred programme. The language of instruction is English. Students are blessed with the opportunity to express their talents in a variety of athletics, academic, artistic and creative work. The school sponsors a variety of clubs such as Health and Sanitation, Handwriting, and English that can foster their potential. Seven academic departments and seven administrative sections team up to work for a better output. A new ICT Building and swimming pool have recently been added to the campus.

ADMISSION

Gandaki Boarding School admits students without regard to ethnicity, race, religion, culture or creed. Admission is based on applicants previous academic achievement, evaluations from their current school and performance on the entrance test.

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION SCHEDULE

Scholarship Students entering Class Four – January 22 Fee Paying Students entering Class Four – March 20 Class Eleven – June GCE A-Level– June The yearly scholarship intake to Class Four is 23.  Once admitted they are allowed to continue their education up to University Master Degree Level through our affiliated university – Gandaki College of Engineering and Science. 

DEMOGRAPHICS

60% Indo-Aryan Communities
40% Mongol Communities
60% boys, 40% girls
51 out of 77 Nepalese Districts are represented
Scholarship students - 226 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

There are 220 days of classroom instruction divided into three terms:

1. Mid/April – end of June
2. Mid July- mid October
3. Mid November – end of March

School Day: 9:45 – 4:05

SCHOOL ACTIVITIES 

The school was established with a view to imparting quality education to its students in the local area as well as the aspiring students from both accessible and remote places of over 53 districts of Nepal. In addition to teaching and learning in the academic sector, it provides the platform to both the juvenile and teenaged students for instilling the sportive and other creative skills required for their life in future. It unfolds the unexposed potential by allowing them to participate in different sorts of extra-curricular activities and co-curricular activities like sporting, fine art, music and dance, drama,
quiz, essay, elocution spelling etc. Clubs are organized according to the interest of the students. Various sporting and cocurricular activities are also organized at the students’ own imitation.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 

The purpose of the Scholarship program is to improve the position of economically disadvantaged and marginalized students who have demonstrated the ability to succeed. is awarded to economically disadvantaged but intelligent students. The total number of students presently studying on scholarships is 226. They represent various ethnic groups and are from 51 districts out of the 77 districts of the country. Gandaki is proud that through this program, the lives of many children have been transformed.

GCE A LEVEL 

GBS introduced Cambridge University O-Levels in 1990 GCE A Level commenced in 2010. students are selected on the basis of the results of Entrance Examinations which take place in June. The maximum number of enrolled AS students aged 16 to 17 has been 28 so far and the intake for the academic year 2017/18 is 24. All students are offered the following subjects:

AS: General Paper, Physics, Chemistry, Math, Biology/Computer     
A2: Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Computer, Math     

GRADES 11 AND 12 

It has been customary for Nepali students to study grades 11 and 12 under the national board and GBS is no exception. It is cheaper and thought to be slightly less challenging than A Level. After students pass the grade 12 board examination, they are awarded a school leaving certificate and aim for tertiary education. The following subjects come under classes 11 and 12:

Class 11: English, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Math
Class 12: English, Nepali, Physics, Biology, Chemistry
    

BE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, BE IN COMPUTER AND MSC IN INFORMATION SYSTEM ENGINEERING 

The Gandaki College of Engineering and Science (GCES) is an extension to Gandaki Boarding School. It was founded in 1998, and officially inaugurated in 1999. Currently the college offers a degree in Bachelors of Engineering (Software), BE in Computer and MSc in Information System Engineering following the semester and examination system of Pokhara University. The college is a non-profit institution owned by the Ministry of Education Nepal, and is managed by the GBS/ GCES public education trust.

ASSESSMENT AND ACHIEVEMENT 

The school assesses each of the student’s achievements continually. Teachers apply a variety of techniques which are used to test knowledge and skills, observations, portfolios of students’ work and analysis of books, projects and practical work. Attitudes, learning skills, social relationships and the levels of efforts count while observing the overall development of the learner.  Report cards are given to students four times a year and teachers are given the platform to interact with the guardians of their students.

GBS has been able to produce excellent results both in School Leaving Certificate (SLC) and 10+2 Board Examinations. It has been awarded the Regional Education Shield for 19 times for the best educational accomplishments in the Region and the National Education Shield once for the best SLC results in the country. 

SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION (GRADE 10) RESULTS 2017 

Grading System: Grades are awarded on a nine-point scale A+, B, B+, B, C+, C, D+, D and E). A+ grade is considered as an outstanding performance whereas A to E are considered respectively an excellent, very good, good, above average, average, below average and insufficient.

Percentage Division Number of Students Percentage
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
75%-100% Distinction 63 46 21 36 51 85.14 63.01 19.81 33.64 49.04
60% - below 75% First Division 11 27 79 67 49 14.86 36.99 74.53 62.62 47.12
45% - below 60% Second Division - - 6 3 4 - - 5.66 2.8 3.85
35% - below 45% Third Division - - - 1 - - - - 0.93 -
Below 35% Failed - - - - - - - - - -
Total 74 73 106 107 104          
Pass Percentage 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

 

SUBJECT-WISE SEE RESULTS 2017

Subject >3.6 - 4 >3.2 - 3.6 >2.8 - 3.2 >2.4 - 2.8 >2.0 - 2.4 >1.6 - 2.0 >1.2 - 1.6 >0.8 - 1.2
English Language 103 11 1          
Nepali Language   43 48 22 2      
Science 60 39 11 5        
Mathematics 72 27 9 4 3      
Social Studies   3 48 47 17      
Health, Pop. and Env. 2 107 6          
Optional Mathematics 57 29 11 13 3 2    
Computer Science 112 3            
Total 406 262 134 91 25 2    

 

HIGHER SECONDARY EXAMINATION (GRADE 12) RESULTS (2013 - 2017) - SCIENCE STREAM 

Percentage system: The grading system for class 11 has been cited from the Board Examination Results of 2017 only. GCE Advance Subsidiary Level and Advance.

Level Results 2017: GCE AS Level results are reported on a 5-point scale of grades: a(a), b(b), c(b), d(d) or e(e), grade a(a) being the highest and grade e(e) the lowest.

GCE A Level results are reported on a 6-point scale of grades: A*(a*), A(a), B(b), C(c), D(d) or E(e), grade A*(a*) being the highest and grade E(e) the lowest.

A2 Level Results
Subject A* A B C D E No. of Students
Mathematics   2 3 4 4 5 23
Physics 1 3 3 2 1 10 23
Chemistry   2 3 3 0 7 23
Biology 1 0 1 2 2 4 11
Computer Science 1 2 1 0 2 2 10
Total Grade 3 9 11 11 9 28  

 

AS Level Results
Subject A B C D E No. of Students
General Paper 2 2 4 4 2 23
Mathematics 3 2 4 5 4 23
Physics 4 3 2 1 11 23
Chemistry 4 3 1 3 7 23
Biology 2 1 1 2 5 11
Computer Science 3 1 0 2 2 10
Total Grade 18 12 12 17 31  

 

UNIVERSITY ADMISSION 2013 - 2017 

The following is a selection of universities who offered admission to the 2013-2017 graduates of Gandaki Boarding School:

USA

  • DUKE University- Bigya Babu Regmi
  • Harvard University- Willson Basyal, Nirmata Baral, Tarun Timilsina
  • Massachusets Institute of Technology (MIT)- Surya Tripathi
  • New York University (NYU)- Uttam Mishra
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey- Kripesh Ranabhat, Subal Bhattarai
  • St. Olaf College- Vidit Sharma
  • University of Richmond- Susmita Adhikari
  • Northwest Missouri State University- Samrat Gurung
  • Cerritos College- Sarad Basnet
  • Youngstown Missouri Sate University- Nikki Pradhan, Bishal Lamichhane
  • Stanford University- Kiran Rana
  • University of Pennsylvania- Subas Paudel, Bishwas Sharma
  • Smith College-Darpan Bohara
  • Cincinnati University- Sudarshan Pandey
  • Southern Cross University- Sahaj Batajoo
  • University Of Chester- Sagharsha Koirala
  • Wingala University- Saru Sharma
  • North Lake Collge- Sonam Lama
  • Wichita Stage University- Shiva Karki
  • Norwich University

Australia

  • Macquarie University-Dr. Mitra Pariyar
  • Australian Catholic University- Aarati Thapa
  • Western Sydney University- Samrina Sigdel
  • Charlstrut University- Gaurav Baral
  • TAFE University
  • Univerity of Technology Sydney
  • RMIT University Melbinurne
  • Victoria University
  • Charlse Darwin University
  • Australian Catholic Cuniverity

 UK

  • Oxford University- Mitra Pariyar
  • Cambridge University-
  • Pestalozzi Village- NIschal Paudyl, Prabidhik K.C.
  • London School of Economics- Sushant Subedi
  • Bighton University- Laxman Kandel
  • University of Brighton
  • London School of Economic (LSE)

Canada

  • University of Toronto- Satkar karki

Qatar

  • Geogrgetown University- Abijeet Panta