Senior-Secondary-School(till 12th class)
Lt Col Bhupender Kumar Rawat
No. of Students
The Bangalore Military School (BMS), formerly known as King George VI Royal Indian Military College and later as King George School, was promoted in May 1944 with the objective of providing education to the sons of defense service personnel for a career in the Armed Forces. In September 1952, the school was re-organised as a residential public school for boys; the objectives and the scope were enlarged and admissions were thrown open to civilian students as well, irrespective of caste, creed or social status.
The school is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi and prepares boys in the 10 to 18 years age group for the All India Secondary School Examination and All India Senior School Certificate Examination, besides preparing them for the entrance examination for the National Defence Academy (NDA). The school aims toProvide a healthy and sound holistic education and develop the qualities of mind, body and character among the students, enabling them to become useful citizens of India.
Most of the school buildings at BMS belong to the pre independence era, lending an old world charm to the 68 acre school campus. BMS boasts world class facilities for sports and games such as football, volley ball, basket ball, hockey, cricket, athletics, badminton, lawn tennis, table tennis, boxing, swimming and judo. The school boasts a fully equipped gymnasium, facilities for roller skating and provides mountain bikes for adventure hikes. The school has been chosen by Sports Authority of India (SAI) as a nodal centre for boxing and regular training in boxing is provided for the students of BMS.
Medical facilities include an eight bedded hospital, staffed with an authorized medical officer and two nursing assistants.
The school has produced Generals (Lt Gen and Maj Gen), Brigadiers and Colonels and Lt Colonels along with Governors, Ministers, civil servants, actors and business tycoons.
- Captain Gurbachan Singh Salaria - Param Vir Chakra, Indian Army
- Major General RPRC Naidu - Indian Army
- Lieutenant Colonel DPK Pillay - Shaurya Chakra, Indian Army
- Rajendran Christie - goal keeper of Olympic Gold winning Indian Hockey Team during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico
- Arun Sarin - former CEO of Vodafone
- Navin Nischol - Bollywood actor
- Dino Morea - Bollywood actor
Admission to class VI
Students are not admitted directly to the school. Students aged in between 10-11 appear in CET for all military schools, followed by interviews and medical examinations to join the school according to merit list (the success rate is approximately 1% of the total applicants). Further details can be found on the website of Director General of Military Training (MT15).
Admission to class XI
Admission to class XI is based on marks secured in the X class.
- 70% of seats are reserved for the wards of JCOs, OR in Army, Navy and Air Force including ex-servicemen. 20% of the seats are reserved for the wards of officers and 13% for the wards of civilians.
- 15% and 7.5% of the seats in each of these categories are reserved for SC and ST candidates.
- 10 seats in each Rashtriya Military School are reserved for wards of personnel killed in action.
The school is affiliated to the CBSE of India. Unit tests are held quarterly in addition to half yearly and annual examinations. Students appear for AISSCE (10th) and AISSE (12th) along with other CBSE affiliated schools in India. Student to staff ratio is about 2.5:1 and student to teaching staff ratio is 10:1 which is far above the national average of India. Staff are recruited by central government from all over India. School curriculum includes eight periods of 40 minutes each. Daily two hours of compulsory prep is included in a routine for students to concentrate on studies.
Central Bangalore , Bangalore
Karnataka - 560025
Phone : 2147483647