Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama,T. Nagar, Chennai-17
Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama,T. Nagar, Chennai-17
A Branch Centre of Ramakrishna Mission , Belur Math

Schools

        Name   Established On   Classes  Strength
Ramakrishna Mission Matriculation Higher Secondary School 10-05-1977LKG to XII 1928
  Ramakrishna Mission Higher Secondary School (Main) 13-06-1932  VI to XII 983
Ramakrishna Mission Higher Secondary School (South) 1936VI to XII357
Ramakrishna Mission Nursery and Primary School 14-06-1989 LKG to V 160

Ashrama conducts two Higher Secondary Schools, one Matriculation School, one primary school, and a Hostel. All the schools are located in different campuses within a radius of one kilometre from the Ashrama.

Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Higher Secondary School (Main)
Higher Secondary School (South)
Nursery and Primary School
Matriculation Higher Secondary School

Ramakrishna Mission Matriculation Higher Secondary School

 (A Unit of Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama and Recognised by the Govt. of Tamilnadu)

71, Bazullah Road,  T.Nagar, Chennai 600 017,  Ph: 044 - 2814 0452,  E-mail: [email protected],  

Web: www.rkmissionchennai.org.

Introduction

Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, T. Nagar, Chennai 600 017, the parent institution, is a branch of the Ramakrishna Mission started by Swami Vivekananda in 1897 with its Headquarters at Belur Math, Dist. Howrah, West Bengal.  The ideal of the organisation is ‘For one’s own salvation and for the good of the world’ with the motto being Renunciation and Service.

The School

The School had its beginning with the starting of Ramakrishna Mission English Medium School in 1977 at No.6 Maharajapuram Santhanam Salai (Griffith Road),  T. Nagar for students from LKG to V Standard under the aegis of the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama.  In order to cater to the demands of the parents of this locality and to provide continuity of education to the pupils of the English Medium School, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama had upgraded it into a Matriculation School from the academic year 1998-1999, and to Higher Secondary School in the academic year 2006-2007.

AIMS  And Objectives

‘Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man’ says Swami Vivekananda.  The object of the institution is to give an all round education to the students based on the human values contained in the hoary heritage of our country.  The aim is to impart Man-making and Character Building Education as envisioned by Swamiji. He said, ‘Mere book learning won’t do.  We want that education by which character is formed, strength of mind is increased, the intellect is expanded, and by which one can stand on one’s own feet’. It is also the endeavor of the School to impart leadership training and patriotic way of living to enable them to be enlightened citizens of our great Nation.

Syllabus & System

The School follows State Board syllabus from 1st Std. to XII Std. Tamil is the compulsory second language taught from clssess 1st Std. to 10th Std. Sanskrit is taught as third language from III Standard on wards.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 * Part 1 and 2 are Compulsory 

The academic year of the school is from June to April. The school will work from Monday to Saturday. Sunday is  a Holiday. For LKG and UKG, Saturday is also a holiday. For the classes I to XII, 1st and 3rd Saturdays will be a full working day, 2nd and 4th Saturdays will be a holiday.


Admission

Pre K.G to Std. V both Boys & Girls are admitted. From Std. VI to XI (+1) only boys are admitted. Pupils seeking admission should fill in the prescribed form available at the office and get it Registered.  Parents and students will have to appear for an interview before admission.
Criteria
Pupils Are Admitted On The Basis Of The Entrance Test Conducted By The School.  Selection Is Based Only On Merit. The Conditions Laid Down By The Government Of Tamilnadu Are Strictly Followed In Respect Of Pupils Seeking Admission In The School.
LKG
Children must have completed 3 years of age on 31st July of the academic year.  Birth Certificate and Community Certificate (for other than Forward Community) should be produced at the time of admission.
Standard I
Children must have completed 5 years of age on 31st July of the academic year.  Birth certificate and Community Certificate (for other than Forward Community) should be produced. They should pass the preliminary entrance test conducted by the school.
Standard VI, VII, VIII, IX
Children must have completed 10, 11, 12, 13 years as on 31st July of the academic year respectively and pass the preliminary entrance test conducted by the school.  In addition, the pupil should produce the transfer certificate from his previous school for having completed standards   V, VI,  VII and VIII respectively.   Please contact the Principal for the  date of      entrance 
test etc.
Fee Schedule
The school fees are collected in four terms viz. May, September, December and March. The first term fees should be paid before 15th of May and the other term fees should be paid before 15th of the first month of every term failing which a fine of Rs.5/- per day will be levied till the last day of the month. In case of further delay, the student’s name will be removed from the roll.  A re-admission fee of rs.100/- will be collected from each pupil when he/she is re-admitted after the payment of fees and fines. Parents are however free to pay the whole year’s fees at the time of admission or third and fourth term fees along with the second.
Note: Fees (including special and admission fee) once paid are not refundable under any circumstances. All losses and damages to school property will be charged in full.
Transfer Certificate
If the Parent/Guardian wants to withdraw his/her ward from the school for the next academic year he/she should apply to the Principal in writing. If he/she applies after the last date, he/she should pay the First Term Fees.
Withdrawals
Withdrawals Are Not Permitted During The Course Of A Term. If however, a student is to be withdrawn under unavoidable circumstances, the entire fees for the year has to be paid.
School Uniform
Students must wear the school uniform on all the working days.  On Fridays, students must wear sports uniform which will be provided by the school. Students must ensure wearing cleanly washed and pressed uniforms on all days.  They should not wear a set of uniform for two consecutive days.
LKG TO STD V
Uniform: Boys: Shirt - White & Grey checked Half-pant-Grey  Girls: Shirt - White & Grey Checked Pinafore-Grey
STD VI TO STD XII
UniformShirt   - White & Grey checked Pant - Grey, Footwear: Black leather shoes and black socks.
Tests And Examinations
Formative Assessments, Assumptive Assessments, Mid-Term Tests, Revision Examinations and Terminal Examinations are conducted in the months of July, September,November, December, February and April.  A number of class tests and cycle tests are conducted periodically for students from Std. I onwards.
Attendance
Attendance is compulsory on all days. 75% attendance is required for the eligibility to appear for the annual examination.  Without prior permission from the class teacher, he/she should not absent himself/herself.
Laboratories
Our boys wing have well planned, well equipped spacious laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and Computer Science which can accommodate 50 students at a time in each lab. Well equip-ped Computer Labs with latest technology and planning is provided in the school.  Students from I Std. onwards are trained in computer.  Besides multimedia, CDs are also used for teaching Science, English and Maths to facilitate better comprehension of the subject.
Activity Room
Kindergarten children are taken to this room to enhance their creativity and enjoy learning. This makes the children to participate in learning with fun and follow the method of activity based learning. (ABL Method) i.e., Learning by Doing.
Digital Class Rooms
Primary Children and High School Students are taken to the Smart Class Rooms to learn their subjects with more interest by audio-visual method as it has more impact in understanding their subjects. The Self Evaluation Methods of the Smart Classes help the children to evaluate where they stand in their understanding.
Language  Lab

English Language Foundation (ELF) helps our children to learn English through phonetics. The main goal is to ensure fluency in English reading, understanding and speaking among children. Katha on Ratha (KoR) is a bilingual reading programme that aims our students to instill the passion and confidence for reading and learning among themselves.

Moral & Spiritual Class

Weekly classes are held for all the standards while the moral and spiritual values are imparted through the lives and teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda and the other sages and saints of the major religions.  The teachings will inculcate a spirit of harmony, a true spirit of nationalism, moral values and help the students to manifest their potential divinity.
Hostel Facility s
The Hostel maintained by the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama at 3, Maharajapuram Santhanam Salai (Griffith Road) provides accommodation for a limited number of students, coming from outside Chennai.  For details please contact the Warden, Ramakrishna Mission Boys’ Hostel (Ph. 044 - 2814 3896 / 2814 3514). The admission to Hostel is only for boys studying from Std. VI to Std. VIII. Getting admission in the School does not guarantee the seat in the Hostel.
Visiting Hours
The parents can meet the Teachers / Co-ordinators / Principal on working days between 3.30 p.m. and 4.00 p.m.
Welfare Activities
The Management awards merit-cum means scholarships to deserving students. The parents are welcome to help a poor child to study along with their children by paying the fee of another.
Co-Curricular Activities
In order to provide total education to children, the school organises different co- curricular activities, viz. Cubs, Bulbuls, Scouts, School Band, Leo Club, Gita Classes, Literary competitions, etc. Interact Club is a Rotary-sponsored service club for the youth aged 14 to 18 years.  This helps the students to develop leadership skills, personal integrity, demonstrating helpfulness and respect for others, responsibility to themselves and society in general.
Library
The school provides Library facility for students from Class III to XI Std.  Books are available for the pupils for reference.
Physical Education & Sports
Physical Education & sports are compulsory for all students from 3.35 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. on all working days except Saturdays.  Students must participate in any one of the games (Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Throw Ball, Hand Ball, Kho Kho, Kabaddi, Badminton, Carrom, Chess and training in Band Troupe).
Health Education
Personal and Social Health education is imparted to the students by experienced persons.  Besides, a medical check-up is arranged for all the students every year and cumulative medical reports will be sent to the parents for necessary follow up.
Excursion
Periodically, the school arranges excursions to historical and other places of interest, having educational value. The expenses are equally divided among the participants.
Rules And Regulations
  • Students must be in the prescribed school uniform which is an essential part of school discipline.
  • Pupils are expected to be clean and tidy, orderly and respectful both in the classes and in public.  Shabby, unkempt or punk type hair style is not permitted.
  • They must be regular, punctual and attend their classes with full concentration.
  • They must reach the school on time to attend the morning assembly.  Late comers are liable to be punished.  Habitual late comers will not be allowed to attend the school.
  • All the students must maintain the school diary.  It should be brought to school every day.
  • Leave of absence must be availed by making a written request by the parents to the class teacher.
  • Pupils absenting for more than three days should produce medical certificate.
  • Pupils should avail the out pass from the Principal to leave the school during working hours.
  • Parents are requested to respond to calls from the school in connection with their ward’s work or conduct at school.
  • Pupils are expected to keep their class rooms and school premises absolutely clean.
  • The student is answerable for his/her behavior inside and outside the school.
  • Pupils should at all times show respect and reverence to school authorities, teachers and other staff members.
  • All notebooks and text books should be neatly covered and labelled.
  • Students are responsible for their personal belongings viz. books, pens, tiffin-box, water-bottle etc. They are strictly forbidden to wear any jewellery or possess cash or electronic gadgets,cell phone or costly materials to school.
  • Pupils absenting from examinations without grave reasons will be considered as having failed. The marks obtained in the Summative Assessment 1, Summative Assessment 2 and Summative Assessment 3 will be considered for promotion.
  • Progress reports showing the application of the pupils and the results will be given to the parents after every examination.  Parents are requested to examine the report carefully and see that their wards make a special effort to improve in subjects in which they are weak.
  • Pupils who have not paid their fees will not be permitted to sit for the ensuing examinations.
  • Students caught copying or indulging in any other malpractice will be dealt with severely.
  • Students are expected to participate in all the academic and extra-curricular activities of the school.
  • Pupils must treat school property with care and they will be asked to compensate for loss or damage of school property.
  • Parents are requested not to enter the school during school hours, unless they are sent for.  Parents who seek information or who wish to make some complaint should do so to the Principal.
  • Parents are requested to come and meet the class teacher on all open days without fail to know their wards’ performance.
  • Students are liable for suspension or dismissal for reasons of not following the above rules, irregularity in attendance, negligence in school work, disobedience, disrespect shown towards the teachers and any damage caused to the school property.  The decision of the Principal in this regard will be final.
  • Parents are requested to co-operate with the management in enforcing discipline and punctuality on the part of the students.  They should attend all the meetings called for by the Principal.

                                                                           Prospectus of Matriculation Hr. Sec. School 2020-2021

Higher Secondary School (Main)

Ramakrishna Mission Higher Secondary School (Main)

          (A unit of Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, T.Nagar)  1, Bashyam Road, T.Nagar,  Chennai 600 017,Ph: 044 - 2434 2551,
 E-mail: [email protected]Web: www.rkmissionchennai.org.

The Ramakrishna Mission Higher Secondary School (Main) is a unit of Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, T.Nagar, Chennai 600017. The School gives character-building and man-making Education as envisioned by Swami Vivekananda. This school has produced many students who have walked out of the portals of the School and have become great leaders of the country. To name a few : Dr. S.Badrinath, Chairman (Emeritus) of Sankara Netralaya, Sri Ramanathan Krishnan, the Tennis legend, the Chief of Indian Army Gen. Sundarjee, Dr. Y.V. Reddy, former Governor of RBI, and Dr. Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti, and others. 

Started on 13 June 1932, the School has classes from 6th Standard to XII standard in English Medium and Tamil Medium (selected classes only). In the Higher Secondary sections, it offers Arts and Science courses. Computer is also taught with the help of a well-equipped Computer Lab. A number of Merit Scholarships and prizes are given to the students.

There were 950 students on roll in the Academic year (2019-20). The library attached to the school has good number of valuable books. Every year, our students participate in various cultural, educational, sports etc. competitions and bring laurel to the school.

Courses of Study offered in the school

Principles Of Admission

The following certificates should accompany the application form. (Original should not be sent)
  • Attested Copy of the Mark Certificate (X Std.)
  • Attested Copy of the Community Certificate.
  • Copy of the Transfer Certificate. 
  •  An unaided Nursery and Primary School.

When the candidates are provisionally selected, they should be present along with their parents or guardians (with proper authorisation letter) and produce the following original  certificates.
  • Transfer Certificate with a Xerox copy.
  • Mark or grade sheet with a Xerox copy.
  • Birth Certificate original and Xerox copy.
  • Community Certificate (in case of BC, MBC and SC Caste Candidates) with a Xerox copy.
  • Certificate of merit in extracurricular activities, if any.
  • EMIS No.
  • Aadhaar Card Xerox copy.
  • Bank Pass Book Xerox copy.
  • Ration Card Xerox Copy.
Last Date Of Registration
Application should reach the school office within ten days after the announcement of X Std. (SSLC) results. No application will be entertained after the prescribed date.

Important Note
Selected candidates are advised to take enough number of Xerox copies of their original SSLC mark sheets and have them attested for their future use, as the original mark sheets received by the office will be returned to them only when they leave the Institution.

School Uniform:  As prescribed by the School Headmistress.
Scholarship: A number of scholarships are available for meritorious students in the institutions run by our Ashrama.

Salient feature of this School:

  • In line with the teachings of our great patriot monk, Swami Vivekananda, the school imparts Man-making and character building education.
  • Limited class strength.
  • Individual attention on every student.
  • Tata-Class Edge “e” classrooms.
  • Qualified and dedicated teachers.
  • Well equipped science labs.
  • Well aerated and bright class rooms.
  • Good collection of books in the Library.
  • Bright and spacious Auditorium.
  • Excellent training on cultural and sports events.
Higher Secondary School (South)

Ramakrishna Mission Higher Secondary School (South)

(A unit of Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, T.Nagar) 54, Burkit Road, T.Nagar, Chennai 600 017, Ph:   044 - 2434 6716, 
 E-mail: [email protected][email protected]Web: www.rkmissionchennai.org.

Started in 1936, the School has classes now from 6th Standard to XII standard in English Medium having Tamil as the 2nd Language. In the Higher Secondary sections, it offers Arts and Science courses. Computer Science is also taught with a well-equipped Lab. A number of Merit Scholarships and prizes are given to the students.  The library is attached to the school.

The endeavor of the school which has strength of about 500 students from VI to Class XII is to provide an all-round education based on the human values contained  in our great heritage of our country to the students. Further it strives to inculcate good character and patriotism to enable them to be enlightened citizens of our great nation.

Courses of Study offered in the school                                                                            

Salient feature of this School:

  • In line with the teachings of our great patriot monk, Swami Vivekananda, the school imparts Man-making and character building education.
  • Limited class strength.
  • Individual attention on every student.
  • Tata-Class Edge “e” classrooms.
  • Qualified and dedicated teachers.
  • Well equipped science labs.
  • Well aerated and bright class rooms.
  • Good collection of books in the Library.
  • Bright and spacious Auditorium.
  • Excellent training on cultural and sports events.
Nursery and Primary School

                                    Ramakrishna Mission Nursery and Primary School

                        ( Unit of Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, T.Nagar & Recognised by the Government of Tamilnadu)  
                        ​           No.6, Maharajapuram Santhanam Salai, T.Nagar, Chennai - 600 017, Ph: 044 - 2814 2775.

          Started on 14th June 1989, the School conducts classes from LKG. to V std. No fees are charged to the students of this school. The strength of the School is about 240. The School has been recognized by the Government of Tamilnadu. This Primary School is non-aided. This School caters to the underprivileged section of the society.  All the students of the school are provided with noon-meal. Started on 14th June 1989, the School conducts classes from LKG. to V std. No fees are charged to the students of this school. The strength of the School is about 240. The School has been recognized by the Government of Tamilnadu. This Primary School is non-aided. This School caters to the underprivileged section of the society.  All the students of the school are provided with noon-meal.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        


There are many Schools around T.Nagar to provide good education to the upper class people. To provide an all round education based on the human values contained in our great heritage of our Country to the students of the poorer section of the society we started the Ramakrishna Mission Nursery and Primary School. The endeavor of the school is to inculcate good character and patriotism to enable them to be enlightened citizens of our great nation. We provide free noon meals to students of this School.  Since the students of the school are from nearby slums and the parents are socially underprivileged people like daily wagers, hawkers etc., no fee is collected from the children of this school.

Hence, we are collecting donation for the same. We are requesting philanthropic Public, Alumni, Friends, the Devotees like you to contribute liberally for this noble cause and help the Ashrama to continue our noble service to the humanity. It is our aim to actively take part in the social and economic development of the communities in which we operate. In doing so, build a better, sustainable way of life for the weaker sections of society and raise the country’s human development index. Hence, it is highly appropriate to extend your helping hand for running this school. 

SALIENT FEATURE OF THIS SCHOOL:

1.  It is free School with free noon-meal, books and note books. Uniforms are also given to all the children of this school.

2.  Though there is a Govt. school nearby which is also free, students do not go there and the parents admit their children in this school to get a good education.

3.  Along with the regular scheme of education, we give them moral, spiritual and value oriented education which is very much lacking in these days.

4.  Computer education is also given to these children.

5.  Physical education along with Yogasanas are also taught to these children.

6.  The School is incurring expenditure for about Rs.25,000/- to educate one child for one year. 

An Appeal

Dear Sir, 

Namaskars.

UNESCO has established unofficial relationshipwith the Ramakrishna Mission in the areas ofinter-cultural dialogue, social cohesion and a culture of peace and non-violence for a period of six years.

 

We are sure that you are well-informed of the reputation enjoyed by the Ramakrishna Mission centers around the world in the field of community service such as Education, Distress-Relief provided at the time of natural calamities, Medical Relief to the poor patients by running hospitals and dispensaries and much more.

Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, T. Nagar, Chennai is a branch of the Ramakrishna Mission started by Swami Vivekananda in 1897. This centre began its activity with the starting of a School in the year 1932 and since then has been growing according to the needs of the community and the socio-economic changes that are taking place around us. This centre through its educational service to the society have produced many students who have walked out of the portals of the School and have become great leaders of the country. To name a few : Dr. S.Badrinath, Chairman (Emeritus) of Sankara Netralaya, Sri Ramanathan Krishnan, the Tennis legend, the Chief of Indian Army Gen. Sundarjee, Sri Y.V. Reddy, former Governor of RBI, and Dr. Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti, etc. 

Presently we are running two Higher Secondary Schools, a Matriculation Higher Secondary School and a Nursery and Primary School and targeting to provide education to the lower middle and poorer class of the society. The schools all together has got a strength about 3500.

There are many Schools around T.Nagar to provide good education to the upper class people. To provide an all round education based on the human values contained in our great heritage of our Country to the students of the poorest section of the society we started theRamakrishna Mission Nursery and Primary School. The endeavor of the school is to inculcate good character and patriotism to enable them to be enlightened citizens of our great nation. We provide free noon meals to students of this School.  Since the students of the schools are from nearby slums and the parents are socially underprivileged people like daily wagers, hawkers etc., no fee is collected from these students.

Salient feature of this School:

1.  It is free School with free noon-meal, books, note books. Uniforms are also given to all the children of this school.

2.  Though there is a Govt. school nearby which is also free, students do no go there and the parents admit their children in this school to get a good education.

3.  Along with the regular scheme of education, we give them moral, spiritual and value oriented education which is very much lacking in these days.

4.  Computer education is also given to these children.

5.  Physical education along with Yogasanas are also taught to these children.

6.  The School is incurring expenditure for about 45 Lakhs every year. That is, we are spending about Rs.22,000/- to educate one student for one year for about 240 students.

Hence, we are on collecting donation for the same. We are requesting philanthropic public, Alumni, friends, the devotees like you to contribute liberally for this noble cause and help the Ashrama to continue our noble service to the humanity. 

It is our aim to actively contribute to the social and economic development of the communities in which we operate. In doing so, build a better, sustainable way of life for the weaker sections of society and raise the Country’s human development index. Hence, it is highly appropriate to contribute to this School.

Therefore, we humbly request you to kindly extend your helping hand to give education to these needy children.

You may send your valuable contribution by Cheque / DD in favour of Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama and sent it to

 

The Secretary

Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama

No.3, Maharajapuram Santhanam Salai

 T.Nagar, Chennai - 600 017

 

It is needless to mention that the donations are exempt from Income Tax under section 80G of the Income Tax Act