Bijeshwori Gyan Mandir Sainik Mahavidyalaya (BGMSM) has been blossomed as higher secondary school by Nepal Army to upgrade the widen pace of the institution as model girls’ academy. It is entirely looked after by Nepal Army Welfare Fund (NAWF). To proffer the best available higher learning approaches and all-round opportunities to all the students, to aspire their personal hidden talents and to expand scholastic and co- scholastic abilities, the Mahavidyalaya, specifically concentrates, first and foremost, upon academics co-related and extra- curricular activities, highly emphasizing individual counselling , closely associated to course of studies and career guidelines for future prosperities. It is a holy place of whizz-kids where each individual is catered, cared and canalized effectively and efficiently for their successful life. To assimilate these norms and resolutions, to create its heightened and widened access to reach the summit of academic excellence, the foundation stone was laid down by Nepal Army Wives Association(NAWA) on 23rd Kartik, 2054 B.S.(9th November, 1997 A.D.) on the lap of Swoyambhu, coined after Goddess Bijeshwori.
The Mahavidyalaya stands for academic excellence, a place of conducive environment which highly fosters overall academia. Our graduates too have been doing rather well by winning prestigious awards, scholarships, and obtaining noteworthy placements. These accomplishments of the Mahavidyalaya are indeed a testimonial to their worth and a matter of deep abiding pride to their Alma mater. The Mahavidyalaya, considering the saying ‘I walk slowly but I never walk back’ updated, modified and modernized pedagogical approaches and methods to suit contemporary national and global needs which ultimately has knocked the Mahavidyalaya to product her graduates in MBBS, Nursing, Cadet, Engineering, etc.
Besides academics, the Mahavidyalaya also equally displays her excellence in extra-curricular activities to develop all round development of an individual. The Mahavidyalaya is, therefore committed to maintain academic ethos in bringing out the potentialities of Nepalese girls to shoulder the process of nation building, to meet the nation’s requirements and to compete globally in diverse arenas. The Mahavidyalaya solemnly promises to meet all the requirements and self-sustainable foundation.
- To boost up the institution as a model girls’ educational academy providing quality education to all the daughters of the army staff and public of each and every nook of the nation at affordable fees.
- To impart practical, innovative, scientific, vocational education system and advanced pedagogical techniques meeting international standards to compete in global arena.
- To yield well-disciplined, self-reliant, qualified, inquisitive, research oriented citizens by nurturing positive attitudes towards modern trends of people, life and vision.
- To offer solid foundation of higher education providing access of excellent communicating and shared learning skills to delve into the globe.
- To carve kinetic potentialities of the vibrant individuals infusing extra-curricular activities feeling the sustainable necessity and exposing their inherent latent to undergo a worthy life.
Mahavidyalaya is highly acknowledged about the hygiene and sanitation of the students. No junk foods are allowed inside the periphery of school premises. School prefects are nominated by indirect franchise system. They are motivated to look after all indisciplinary work committed by the students. Besides, in each class and section, captain and vice-captain are elected among the students. To build up co-operation, leadership qualities, decision making capacity, conflict management, team work abilities, students are divided among four houses named after fragrant flowers as: Sunakhari, Laligurans, Parijat and Sayapatri. School and college prefects have to submit their overall fortnight report to the discipline committee of teachers.
The Mahavidyalaya further organizes terminal health check-up, immunization programmes and proper guidelines about adolescence and its challenges to the students. It has managed some beds for first aid and services. The assembly hour always starts with PT to remain to the students physically fit and mentally alert. The Mahavidyalaya also manages schedule to visit some nearby orphanage providing them alms time and again. It enriches to its students to visit various social organizations like Maiti Nepal, ABC, AATWIN, etc. and make them aware about different social evils.
The Mahavidyalaya follows different integrated curriculum in primary, lower-secondary, secondary and higher secondary level consulting with subject experts, educationists, curriculum designers, etc. Its teachers and students are also regularly updated with interdisciplinary approaches to achieve beyond the boundaries of single discipline. The Mahavidyalaya exactly implements government curriculum in district level examination for class VIII, and national level School Leaving Certificate for class X, conducted by Nepal Board. Yet, the Mahavidyalaya does not limit government curricula alone but annexes supplementary items and necessary materials so that thirsty toddlers acquire abundance of necessary skills required for higher education. Vocational education like art and craft, music, dance, sculpture, etc. is also simultaneously prioritized from primary level to higher secondary level holding the motto of ‘learning by doing self’.
The Mahavidyalaya applies Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system to enable the teacher to monitor each child’s performance throughout an academic session and carryout necessary corrections during the year itself. It emphasizes a cumulative evaluation system, which values all works and activities of the students throughout the year and provides due weightage to maintain desired level of performance in all internal assignments, project works, class works, behaviourable inspection etc. and tries to meet the standard of international grading system. It strengthens to impart light, sight and insight of holistic education through diagnostic assessment.
The Mahavidyalaya swaps professional enrollment
The Mahavidyalaya has highly qualified and experienced faculty members to provide student-centered learning and teaching environment with modern technologies such as power point, web-surfing, audio-visuals, etc. whereby students actively participate in workshops, seminars, group discussions and conference classes to highly advanced countries as Japan and Australia.
It comes with frequent training opportunities to the academic personalities to sharpen and foster the potentialities inherited among the teaching staff based on modern approaches, techniques and methodologies. If there is a demand, we may even consider establishing an ‘exclusive girls’ school’ comparable to the best anywhere else, so that such a school encourages our students to exchange cultural, geographical, political drainage of Nepal and abroad. It effectively applies daily, terminal, annual, academic plan and calendar.
The Mahavidyalaya has lavishly furnished, airy, spacious and well ventilated class rooms, auditorium hall with perfect sound system having sitting capacity of 500 audiences, a high-tech, ultra-modern multi-media projectors, large mobile screen pad along with cozy and comfortable furniture amenities. It also offers CD and cassette players for effective class room delivery. The very lively, spacious resources room which aims to provide multifarious genres of knowledge regarding cultures, traditions, costumes, languages, devices of high-tech and science, arts, socio-economic aspects of the people of various regions of Nepal to access to the students in the mainstream of political ideology of the nation. We aim to foster it as a mini-museum in the future with divine objectives of teaching learning process. The resource room is developed as per the voluntary aid of the staff of the Mahavidyalaya. We hope it will boost up the all-round development of the behavioral learning of the students.
BGMSM has now run class I-XII where daughters of Army and Civil read in a ratio of sixty and forty respectively. Every year, the Mahavidyalaya enrolls students in class one in Army Quota and class three in Civil Quota. Regarding class eleven, interested students can enroll in both Army and Civil Quota in Management stream.
Meeting with Parents
Parents’ meeting is regularly organized after each term to excel the inner and hidden caliber of the students. It works as a bridge among teachers-parents and students. Besides this, each parent is always welcomed to co-ordinate with class teachers frequently. The Mahavidyalaya prepares individual profiles of the students and distributes them to the concerned parents in case to boost up their speed on the curricular and extra-curricular path.
Planning and implementation
The Mahavidyalaya has resoluted to develop this institution as a desiring and deserving place of girls, who are uncared, deprived and discriminated by the family members inside the army staff family as well as the public. It is making both micro and macro level of planning to upgrade the status of girls and bring them in the mainstream of the nation building irrigating the facilities of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. To accomplish its resolution it has provided all sorts of facilities to the girls enable them to compete in this ultra-competitive era. Both our academic and extra-curricular achievements are proven qualities of its effective implementation what the Mahavidyalaya always wants and believes.
The Mahavidyalaya prefers well ironed, spotless, spick and span dress. It has fixed her dress code for the students and they are strictly prohibited to come up with any informal and casual wears.