Print Edition - 2017-06-21  |  The Collegian

Colleges make their pitch to the students

Jun 21, 2017-

With the publication of Secondary Education Examination results on Friday, students and their guardians are busy selecting Higher Secondary schools to enroll into. Long queues at popular colleges are the common scene these days, while many colleges have launched aggressive admission drives. The increase in the numbers of the academic institutions on the one hand has given more options to choose from, while it has also confused students as to where to seek enrolment. In this backdrop the Post’s Samipa Khanal spoke with officials from some sought-after colleges in the town to learn what they have to offer. Excerpts: 

Golden Gate International College

Ramesh Kumar Silwal, CEO

GoldenGate International College is the only educational institution recognised as having different set of programmes for students after Tribhuvan University. The college has been producing 18,000 students each year. The college has been certified ISO 9001:2008 and has secured 20,936th position in international ratings. When it comes to education, the college never compromises. The college is equipped with an experienced faculty, friendly staff, environment friendly classes, open ground, state-of-the-art library and practical labs, parents oriented teachers, hygienic cafeteria and highly competitive extra-curricular activities.

Himalayan White House College

Yuvaraj Sharma, Principal 

Our college has been running classes for 11 and 12 for the past 17 years in the subjects like science, management and humanities. We have experienced and skilled teachers, well-equipped practical labs, hostels, library and play grounds. We have scholarship schemes made available for 40 students from around the country.  We also have full and partial scholarship scheme for best performing students. We organise science exhibitions and trade fairs every year. There are pre-medical, pre-engineering, physics, mathematics classes for aspiring students. Our regular classroom teaching is complemented by lectures, guided and unguided presentations, case studies, and project studies. 

British Model College, GCE A-level

Medina Shakya, Programme Manager

BMC offers the advanced level programme conducted by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), UK in science, management and social science related subjects. Cambridge International A-Level offers AS (Advanced Subsidiary) which covers the first half of the course and A2 (Advanced) Level which covers the other half of the course for students who have completed their secondary level education (SEE or its equivalent). A student taking a full A-Level qualification can appear either for two separate examinations during the two years of preparation or sit for a final examination at the end of the two years. 

Capital College and Research Center

H.C Lamichhane, Principal

Our college has been adopting an appreciative inquiry approach in its education and management system that helps students learn with a positive mindset. CCRC always believes in overall development of students, keeping a balance between academic and extra-curricular activities. Sudeep Bhandari of CCRC acquired top position in the entrance exams conducted by IOE, Pulchowk in 2016. The pass percentage of +2 students at the school for last five years ranges from 95% to 99%. CCRC also runs pre-medical and pre-engineering classes right from Grade XI.

Kanjirowa National Higher Secondary School

Samjhana Kharel, Director

Kanjirowa believes in practical learning and teaching. We keep a keen eye on every activity of our students. We thoroughly discuss student’s achievements and progress with parents through talk programs and meetings. Our teaching method focuses on the overall development of our students. After recognising the student’s interests and strengths, we organise different competitions to enhance their talent.  We consciously ensure the classroom sizes, with regards to the number of students, remain small in both management and science streams. Every year we have been successful in obtaining wonderful results in the NEB examination. Additionally, we also have excellent sports facilities. 

Arniko International College

Purushottam Bista, Principal

Arniko College has come a long way, and has been continually growing and expanding over the years. From this year, we are functioning under the management of Kathmandu Bernhardt College. Once students are enrolled, we provide quality and disciplined education with a holistic approach and participatory and practical education with well researched and globally adapted pedagogy. Technology based ultra modern labs and library, a spacious cafeteria, a playground and sports facilities are also provided. An outstanding faculty with proven experience and scholarships for deserving students are some of the other assets we have on offer.

CG Education

Bhushan Gurung, Academic Head

CG Education is one of the largest education service providers in Nepal and has institutions from Play Group to Post Graduate Level. In our +2 segment, we have The Chandbagh School, Campion Academy, Campion Kathmandu Higher Secondary and DPS, Birgunj. These institutions offere +2 from HSEB Board, A Levels, and +2 CBSE programmes. Our education model is pragmatic, research oriented and current need specific. We believe that our goal is to prepare students to become academically sound via interaction, practicals and student specific teaching to prepare them for success. 

DAV College 

Suman Basnet, Academic Director

Since its inception, DAV school has been playing a key role in providing quality education to students of grade 11 and 12 in different streams--Science, Management and Humanities. To develop a holistic personality, our school puts emphasis on social, economic, emotional and ethical growth of a student. It has well-equipped, sophisticated infrastructure to impart quality education by experienced and qualified faculties which has resulted in students being able to achieve outstanding results every year. We provide easy transportation facilities, a cafeteria with hygienic food, extracurricular activities, and well-equipped libraries and labs. 

Global College of Management 

Khagendra P Ojha, CEO/Managing Director

Global College of Management (GCM) aims to be an internationally reputed learning center recognised for academic excellence in teaching and research in business and management studies. GCM focuses on experiential learning, practical input and exposure, life skill development with quality education, conducive environment and outstanding results. The college stands one among a very few benchmarks with its high-class ambiance maintained to an international standard. GCM facilitates its students for case studies, research activities, and presentations aiming to instill self-confidence and practical life skill in students.

KIST College and SS 

Dambar Singh Air, Principal

The educational delivery of our college is competitive with the best institutions. Classes and exams are well-organised and we provide quality education in line with the latest international standards, alongside progressive academic inputs in keeping with a changing world. We believe in increasing student engagement and interaction with teachers. Hard work is highly valued at KIST. It also has a well-stocked and digitalised library and well-equipped laboratories. Our pragmatic, student-centered approach yields great results in the overall development of our graduates. We help them achieve their goals through care, nurturing of academic skills, and academic and career counseling.

Kathmandu BernHardt Higher Secondary School 

Bhupesh Chhatkuli, Chairman

Once students enroll in BernHardt, they become names and not numbers. This reflection proves that our system of regular weekly and monthly exams along with terminal exams, re-exams and prompt feedback aim towards academic excellence. The college also has state-of-the-art labs for Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Hotel Management, and Computer Science with 24 hours broadband internet facility. We organise a Sports Week, Intra and Inter College Sports Tourney as well. The college has its own building, land, playground, spacious cafeteria, an outstanding faculty with proven experience, professional exposure, scholarship for outstanding students, and transportation facilities.

Laligurans Batika Secondary School 

Sudarshan Parajuli, Executive Director 

We aim to produce skilled and competent individuals. We have skillful teachers, modern teaching methods and student friendly teaching and learning environment. We have earthquake safety buildings, transportation facilities around the Valley and creative and innovative teaching processes. We have been managing courses in time and with quality, along with providing practical life lessons to our students. 

Modern Boarding Secondary School

Anil Kaspal, Principal

Modern Boarding comes at an affordable price, with quality education and cultured environment, ample infrastructure, Extra Curricular Activities, modern education system and contemporary process of imparting knowledge. We have creative and experienced teachers and additional classes from experts for different subjects. We also want our students to be social and engage in social welfare activities. We provide motivational classes and training programmes to parents, teachers, students and school management committees. Timely interaction sessions between teachers, parents and students are conducted as well.

National Integrated College

Indra Bahadur Malla, Principal

With a fifteen-year history NIC has become a unique center of learning, where everyone’s needs are duly responded to. The involvement of academicians as promoters, managers and qualified faculty members has proved to be an asset to the institution. We offer +2 in Science, Management, and Humanities with Computer Science, Hotel Management, Sociology and Journalism courses to our students. We offer quality education with a combination of traditional and modern IT based teaching learning methodology with affordable fees. We have an excellent track record in academic achievements and results, as well as well-equipped labs, a library and other infrastructures.

Premier College

Raj Kumar Acharya, Academic Director

Premier college, an ISO 9001:2008 certified college from BM Trada Certification body UK. An initiative of CG, our school offers Science, Management and Humanities in Grade XI and XII NEB), BBS BASW (TU) MBS (TU) CA (ICAN). It seeks to train the youth as leaders in the competitive professional world. It reinforces creative and constructive learning, while laying the foundation for a student’s future career. The school practices technology-friendly education to ensure students are familiar with the fast pace of high-tech world. It has excellent academic achievements along with ample exposure in business and social science sectors. 

Xavier International SS & college

Govinda Ghimire, Principal

Xavier International is an exciting place to learn, offers +2 programme in Science, Management and Humanities. The pass percentage of the students has been more than 90% since the past seven years. Besides regular study, extracurricular activities are conducted in an academic year for the eternal development of students. We also conduct audio-visual classes for better understanding of the students. We have well- facilitated laboratories, canteen, transportation and hostel. Boost-up classes are conducted to uplift the academically weaker students and pre- medical, pre-engineering and pre- CA classes are conducted as well.

KMC National Secondary School

Surendra Subedi, Principal 

National is the +2 wing of Kathmandu Model College. National is an attractive prospect for those seeking to join +2 levels for Science, Management, Law and Humanities. Here at National, we seek to instil a passion for learning in our students, infusing ethics and values. We are not only proud of the availing the best infrastructure and services but also in the culture that we have set and the results we have achieved. We are different from others institutions in terms of our caring culture. We value individual differences among our students and help them achieve their goals. 

Nepal Mega College

Gopal Khanal, Executive Director

Nepal Mega College focuses on science and management programs with exclusive facilities for students. The college is committed to providing value-based quality education to aspiring students and seek to transform them to global citizens as per the demand of the 21st century. Highly experienced and dedicated faculty, sophisticated laboratories, world-class infrastructure, multicultural learning environment, strict discipline, provision for entrance preparation classes, occasional mega seminars, teacher/student exchange programs with foreign universities are some attractions of our college. The college has excellent results in board examinations and Meganians have been able to win scholarships in various reputed schools around the world. 

Morgan International College

Dipendra Bhandari, Principal

Morgan International College is the perfect learning centre for diligent students. It aims to be a reputed learning centre recognised for its outstanding academic track record in multidisciplinary streams. We have excellent, well-experienced faculty members and we practice the concept of digital literary. A series of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, sports, ultra-modern infrastructure with air-conditioned classrooms, regular assignments and leadership training for holistic development, group discussions and presentations are some of the facilities and activities we have. We are also tied with Herzing University-USA and AIBT in Australia for credit transfer facility. 

Riveria International Academy

Prajwal Koirala, Principal

Riveria has been conducting classes in Science, Management and Humanities streams in the +2 level. We aim to provide modern day practical and professional education. We also conduct career development classes along with CA preparation classes.  Excursions, field visits, sport grounds, hygienic canteen, practical labs are few of the other facilities we have. The subjects in management stream are Hotel Management, Travel and Tourism, Computer Science and Business Studies while in Humanities stream the subjects like Major English, Mass Communication, Sociology and General Law are taught. For science, we have physics, chemistry, biology and computer science. 

Pinnacle College

Rishi Tiwari, Principal

Pinnacle is known for its disciplined environment and rich history in fostering big ideas and helping people who make them happen. We combine a wide range of degrees (Science, Commerce and Humanities in XI and XII: NEB, BBS, B. Sc, Microbiology: TU, Diploma in Pharmacy: CTEVT) and our many learning opportunities has made us a preferred choice among students. Our study methodology considers the curricular needs, while not overlooking the necessity of intellectual growth of our students. Our united team of highly qualified lecturers, professors and non teaching staffs are committed to constantly supporting the students. 

Triton International College

Bihari Binod Pokharel, Principal

Moderate fee structure, hostel facilities, transportation, scholarship schemes, sports, computer labs, a library, supplementary support classes, and laboratories are some of the facilities we provide, along with timely field visits, internships, workshops and seminars.  We eschew to “team spirit” values and mobilise our teachers as such. We also have the Triton Robotic Club for scientific research and we organise the Triton Talent Hunt, which includes quiz competitions, singing and dancing.  We have modern equipments for overall development of our students and we seek to produce a capable future human capital. We also prepare our students towards their future goals. 

Columbus College

R D Mishra, Programme Head

Since its founding in 2005, the college has upheld a rigorous commitment towards excellence in +2 (Science/Management/Humanities) streams. We are passionate about our learners and staff and believe in honesty, integrity and the highest ethical standards in everything we do. Columbus College is the outcome of joint endeavours of a group of professors who wanted to fill the void in the education system. We are dedicated to developing educational entrepreneurship through applied education.

Nobel Academy

Surendra Shrestha, Founder President 

Nobel Academy has proven to be one of the best teaching institutions. For its first three years, , Nobel had secured top position in the +2 board. There are skilled and experienced teachers for the faculties we have--science and management—and our classes are experimental and practical. Nobel has been able to produce thousands of effective students involved in different professions. We have all the necessary 

infrastructure, including practical labs, library, hygienic canteen, computer labs and more. Moderate fees, peaceful environment are other qualities of the institution. 

SAAN International Collegee

Shova Ghimire, Director

SANN has been conducting classes in two streams in +2--Science and Management. We look after individual growth and knowledge of our students. Our teachers are skilled and experienced, we have affordable fees, scholarships and transport facilities. We have our own ground for sports and extracurricular activities. SAAN has always been under expert guidance and has remained in good hands. We provide our students with better future and lead them to achieve their goals in life. 

Southwestern State College

Hari Singh KC, Asst Campus Chief 

Southwestern State College(SWSC) is promoted by a team of academicians, researchers, planners, and professionals, with the fundamental aim of creating a centre of excellence in Science, Management, and Humanities, providing standard education in undergraduate, graduate, and post graduate levels. SWSC is one of the ISO 9001:2008 QMS Certified colleges. Besides this, the college has regularly organised different programs like academic excursions, hiking, presentation classes, and group discussions so that students can actively participate in these programs and extract practical knowledge in the concerned subjects. 

Xavier Academy

Sriram B Mathe, Chairman and Principal

Xavier Academy (XA) is celebrating 20 years of academic excellence. Consistently ranked amongst the top ten +2 institutions in Nepal, XA offers an integrated holistic education to ensure both academic excellence and total personality development through student-oriented teaching and mandatory co-curricular and extra-curricular activities in a caring, exciting, aesthetically pleasing, artistic environment. In XA, students are involved in essay writing, elocutions, debates, Model United Nations (MUN), personality development, social service and various club and sports activities. There are many attractive scholarships for the deserving and the needy.

Pentagon International College

SP Singh, CEO 

The sole aim of this institution is to prepare worthy, competent and committed students capable of meeting global standards of education. To materialise its aim, Pentagon has focused on physical infrastructure, skilled administrative staff and highly-qualified and experienced faculty members. We have several graduaction programmes in pipeline including BBA, BHM and BCA. We are continuously delivering uncompromising quality in the field of education and we assure to continue this is upcoming days. We are keeping up the pace with the fast changing pattern of the global world considering the bright future of our students.

Uniglobe Secondary School

Karan Singh Thagunna, Principal

We are committed to making Uniglobe a ‘Centre of Academic Excellence’. We are working very hard to make this happen by making use of advanced technologies and strategies in science and management education and thereby equipping students to deal with challenges in life. Uniglobe has been unique with innovative pedagogical practices in imparting quality education leading to diverse future prospects. We have a dynamic and caring culture and academic benchmark at Uniglobe and we strive for academic excellence to meet your aspirations.

photo courtesy: Kanjirowa National Secondary School

Published: 21-06-2017 10:17

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