Comilla Zilla School

Comilla Zilla School (Bengali: কুমিল্লা জিলা স্কুল) is a boys' school in Comilla, a city in Bangladesh. It is one of the oldest schools in the country. It was the only school in Comilla when it was established in 1837.[1]

Comilla Zilla School
কুমিল্লা জিলা স্কুল
Comilla Zilla School.jpg
Symbol of Comilla Zilla School
Location

Bangladesh
Coordinates23°27′46″N 91°10′54″E / 23.462895°N 91.181739°E / 23.462895; 91.181739Coordinates: 23°27′46″N 91°10′54″E / 23.462895°N 91.181739°E / 23.462895; 91.181739
Information
TypePublic high school
Mottoপড় তোমার প্রভুর নামে
Established20th July,1837; 38 days' time (20th July,1837)
School boardBoard of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Comilla
School code105770
HeadmistressRasheda Akter (2011-present)
GradesClass 5 to 10
GenderMale
EnrollmentAbout 2000
LanguageBengali
Campus sizeUrban, 5.69 acres
SportsCricket, football, handball, badminton, basketball
Special projectConnecting classrooms under British Council
Websitewww.czs.edu.bd
Entrance of Comilla Zilla School

HistoryEdit

The school, in the center of Comilla town, was established on 20 July 1837 by the Englishman Henry George Leicester. It was set up by the government of British India for teaching English literature and science and named Comilla Zilla School. In the beginning, there were only 37 students. From 1857, the school was running under Kolkata University. In the 1850s, the school academic building was expanded and more facilities were created to make it a full-fledged high school. The school is situated on 5.69 acres.[1][2]

 
Administrative building of Comilla Zilla School

Current DayEdit

 
Shaheed Minar of Comilla Zilla School
 
CZS Science Project Club Members With Headmistress and Jiaul Hoque Sir at National Museum of Science and Technology
 
Gumti building (গোমতি ভবন)
 
Titas building (তিতাস ভবন)
 
Meghna building (মেঘনা ভবন)

Initially the school conducted only one shift. From 1991 two shifts were introduced: morning and day. Presently all the classes from 5 to 10 are running. There are six sections in each of the classes: ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, and ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ for class six to ten where ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ are in morning shift and day shift.

There are 60 students in each of the sections. For class nine and ten, students are distributed into four sections following the same structure with a larger number of students in a class. Almost 2,000 students are studying in the school with 53 teachers.

There are four buildings, a Shaheed Minar and a hostel for the students. There is also a library and a common room.

Extracurricular activitiesEdit

FacilitiesEdit

These school has three academic buildings, an administrative building and two hostels. There is a big field in the school arena, as well as a basketball court . Other facilities include mosque, workshop, auditorium, canteen, shaheed minar, and library. There are 53 teachers and 20 staff. The school has five laboratories and a computer lab.

AchievementsEdit

The school is known for the quality of education. Less than 10% of the total applicants are admitted.[citation needed]

Among schools under the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Comilla, the school ranked first numerous times on Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination.[3][4]

Notable alumniEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Comilla Zila School". Banglapedia. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  2. ^ "History". Comilla Zilla School.
  3. ^ "SSC result: Pass rate drops in Comilla Board". The Daily Observer. 19 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Comilla Zilla School secures top position in Comilla board". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). 30 May 2015. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  5. ^ "হক, এ.কে.এম আজিজুল - বাংলাপিডিয়া". bn.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2022-03-12.
  6. ^ "H.E. Kamrul Ahsan, Bangladesh High Commissioner to Singapore". High Commission of Bangladesh, Singapore. Archived from the original on 6 March 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  7. ^ a b 175 Years of Comilla Zilla School.
  8. ^ "Piash Karim passes away". New Age. 14 October 2014.

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