Tura, Feb 26: Captain William’s School, Tura has become the first unaided private school in Meghalaya’s Garo hills to get affiliation from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi.
In a release issued here today, the school authorities said, “It is a proud moment for the people of Garo hills that CBSE has granted affiliation to our school to conduct all the curriculum as per the norms of CBSE”.
Established in April 2009, the co-ed day school has achieved greater heights by providing quality education along with the holistic development of the students. Named after the first Chief Minister of Meghalaya Late Captain Williamson A. Sangma, the school is being run by Captain William’s Educational Society registered under the Meghalaya Societies Registration Act, XII of 1983.
The school authorities stated in its release that Tura had been waiting for the first unaided private CBSE affiliated school since decades and the need of the hour also demands for the same.
“All India competitive examinations like IIT, JEE-Mains, NEET, AIIMS, CLAT etc are on the basis of the curriculum being offered by CBSE as per the Nation Curriculum Framework of NCERT (National Council for Education Research and Training)”, the release added.
The school authorities took pride in stated that the long awaited requirement is now made available to the students of Tura in Garo hills, where they can prepare themselves to match the competition at national level.
This feat has been made possible by the untiring efforts of the Principal Debzanie Momin and her team under the able guidance of the President and Manager of the School Managing Committee C. W. Momin.
CBSE affiliation comes to the schools that fulfill the norms of CBSE in terms of trained and qualified teachers, infrastructure and the play area and Capt. William’s School, Tura has been found eligible as per the norms of the CBSE and hence the affiliation is granted.
The education fraternity of Meghalaya has congratulated the school management and the team for their wonderful achievement and conveyed their best wishes for the growth of the school in leaps and bounds.