Budhanilkantha School

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Budhanilkantha Kathmandu


National Examination Board

Cambridge University



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Budhanilkantha School, situated in the breathtaking panorama of the capital, Kathmandu, is the government designated ‘National School’ of Nepal. It is a fully residential English medium co-educational public school that runs from grade 5 to 12, including the Advanced Level of Cambridge University, UK. A joint venture effort between the government of Nepal and the government of the United Kingdom, the school was established in 1972 with the sole aim of imparting quality education for “rich and poor alike” in an environment that fosters unity and equality. In the first two decades of its operation, the school was managed by a succession of British head-masters who did an excellent job of establishing and shaping the school into a centre of excellence.

budhanilkantha-foyerThe school covers about 29 hectors (574 ropanies) of land and has excellent physical facilities of a first grade residential school. The meritorious students come from all corners of Nepal, representing different races, ethnicities, cultures and socio-economic levels. About one third of the total student population receives scholarship under the government’s scholarship. Scholarship is provided to the meritorious and needy students after a very selective entrance exam conducted all over the co

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There are eighteen different clubs in Budhanilkantha School. All these clubs preform different activities in and around the school compound. All of the clubs raise funds by themselves and conduct activities involving even schools in and around the Kathmandu valley.

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