Government Jubilee High School

Government Jubilee High school, Sunamganj, is a public secondary school in Sunamganj District, Bangladesh.[1] It was established in 1887 by Prassana –Kumar Dey, son of Pran Krishna Nath Roy Choudhury, Zamindar of Kajalshah and the first person to graduate from Presidency College Calcutta from Sylhet. Pran Krishna Nath Roy Choudhury donated land in the early 18th century for the Jugaltila Akhara in memory of his father the Zamindar of Gouripur Jugal Kishore Roy Choudhary which today houses the ISKON Temple.[2]

Government Jubilee High School, Sunamganj
সরকারি জুবিলী উচ্চ বিদ্যালয়, সুনামগঞ্জ
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School typeSecondary Boys School
Established1887 (1887)
HeadmasterFoyazur Rahman (In charge)
Head teacherDeputy Commissioner Sunamganj
Teaching staff50
Number of students1558
SloganStudy Is Power
SportsCricket, football, hockey, basketball
Team nameJubileean

Prassanas house in Sunamgunj was where poor students were educated free of cost. The school was nationalized in 1928.

It is situated in the middle of Sunamganj township on the bank of the river where Prassana had his house which was absorbed by the Surma. Today it operates level 3 to level 10 (SSC). Over its history, the school has had notable alumni, including philosopher former foreign minister of Bangladesh Abdus Samad Azad.

The school consists of three main buildings and a school library in a separate building. There are three playgrounds inside the school compound, and the main school playground (also known as BalurMath ) is just outside the school boundary wall. The annual sports take place on the main field.


The school is situated on 6.45 acres land. There is an enriched library, 5 academic and administrative building, two boys hostel for Hindu and Islam religionists. It has a big and decorated auditorium. School Meeting take place at here. It is also used for students examination. There is also a well equipped prayer room for Muslim for students, students can say prayer. For ablution a row of water tap has made, here students can perform ablution. British period old building has renovated. Shaheed Minar is situated at front side. Few days ago a new basketball court has made for basketball practice. The school field is also adjacent to school. The field is goes by there Balue Math. School annual sports competition and various different occasions take place at this field.

Co-curricular activitiesEdit

Bangladesh National Cadet CoreEdit

Govt. Jubilee High school is a part of Bangladesh National Cadet Core. Mr. Abdul Mokoddus Is the team lider of GJHS BNCC.

School ScoutEdit

The scout team of Govt. Jubilee High school is a leading scout team in Sunamganj District. Mr. Biplab Ketan Chatterjee Is the team leader of GJHS Scouts.

Red CrescentEdit

The school Red Crescent Unit helps people affected by floods and other natural calamities. They organize Basic First Aid workshops for the students of schools and colleges.

Debating ClubEdit

Govt. Jubilee High school Debating Club was founded in 2015. Every year they organize inter-school and inter-class debate competitions. they started a children's debate. In 2015 they organized a Club debate (university and college) competition, Govt. Jubilee High school is only school level club who organize a club debate in Sunamganj District.

The school has an English language club.


  1. ^ "List of Secondary Schools" (XLS). Ministry of Education. Retrieved 5 January 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Sunamganj Government Jubilee High School - Banglapedia". Retrieved 23 August 2017.