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When was the School established?

The School was established in 1984 by Dr.Y.S.Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry for the children of its faculty who reside inside the campus of the University. In 1992 it was taken over by the Chinmaya mission. It got affiliated to the CBSE in the same year.

What is the size of the School and the number of students?

The School is spread over about 11 acres of land. The number of students in the School is about 400.

The School is up to what level?

The School is from Nursery to Class XII.

To which Board is the School affiliated?

The School is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi.

How to reach the School?

BY ROAD

The School is about 320 kms from Delhi and can be reached by road in about 7 hrs and 30 mts. Those who travel by road are advised to start early in the morning to avoid rush hour traffic and save about 2 hrs. The route is via Panipat, Karnal, Ambala, Zirakpur and Kalka.

BY RAIL

This is by far the best way to visit the School. There are a number of trains running between Delhi and Kalka. Each train has a connecting toy train running from Kalka to Solan but because the toy train takes a long time to reach Solan and also because the School is another 15 kms from Solan, it is advisable to hire a taxi from Kalka to the School. The taxi rates are about Rs.1100 for single way or to and fro travel. Those people who want to go back on the same day are advised to travel to Kalka by the morning Shatabdi Express and return by the evening Shatabdi. The time table as prevailing on 1st of Sept ’10 is given below:

Trains from Delhi to Kalka

Train No
Train Name
Departure
Arrival
2005
KALKA SHTBDI
17:15
21:20
2011
KALKA SHTBDI
07:40
11:45
4095
HIMALYAN QUEEN
05:40
11:10
2311
HWH DLI KALKA MAIL
21:55
04:40

Trains from Delhi to Kalka

Train No
Train Name
Departure
Arrival
2006
KALKA SHTBDI
6:15
10:15
2012
KALKA SHTBDI
17:45
21:55
4096
HIMALYAN QUEEN
16:50
22:40
2312
KALKA MAIL
23:55
06:30

BY AIR

The nearest airports to the School are Chandigarh and Shimla. It takes about two and a half hours from Chandigarh and one and a half hours from Shimla to reach the School by taxi.

Where to stay while visiting the School?

There are a number of hotels in Solan like Himani Resots, Paragon Hotel, Ambusha Resorts, Mayur Hotel etc. Himani Resorts is best of the lot.

Is the School Co-educational?

Yes, the School is Co-educational.

Do boys and girls have separate hostels?

Yes, boys and girls have separate hostel.

When does the School session start?

The School session starts on the first working day of April every year and ends somewhere in the third week of March. The session for Class XI starts on the 15th of April every year. New admits generally join the School between March and June.

What is the average Class size?

Each Class on an average has 15-20 students thus providing individual attention to the students.

Does the School admit children of other Boards?

Yes, the School admits children from other Boards.

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