Established in the year 1973, Gyan Mandir, an integral part of one of the finest centres of learning in Delhi, is run by Khosla Education Foundation registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, Delhi.
Gyan Mandir epitomises vibrancy and freshness, dovetailing much of the ethos for purposeful value based quality education with emphasis on high standards of discipline, character building, national integrity, global awareness, simplicity and truthfulness. It is a secular, co-educational school integrating into its curriculum concern for the environment, the spirit of community service, international peace and brotherhood. The school has the best of infrastructural facilities, high-tech labs, well-stocked library, well equipped activity rooms, canteen, auditorium, open stage and a vast playground for sports like cricket, football, taekwondo, skating, basketball, volleyball, lawn tennis to name a few. The highly experienced and dynamic faculty believes in imparting knowledge in the most innovative manner.
Gyan Mandir stands as a symbol of strength and quality, the beliefs and ideals of the visionary founders of this institution being a constant source of inspiration to all. Through a plethora of activities, liberty for self expression is given to students and opportunities are provided for learning much more than what they could have learnt in the classroom alone. By imparting a healthy training for all aspects of growth, the school ensures a strong foundation not only for the children and parents but also for the society. It has been a constant endeavour to expose children to various national and international activities. Gyan Mandir provides democratic environment to enable students to develop multiple skills. Curriculum that goes beyond academics incorporates within itself various experiences, adventures, leadership training and service to society, which make their journey to self realization a fulfilling one. The school has earned laurels because of the consistent and untiring efforts of the highly qualified faculty who keeps no stone unturned to provide the best of education to students. The teachers are master trainers in Life Skills, First Aid, Value Education, Awakened Citizen Programme, Financial Literacy, Microsoft Innovative Education and ASL. The school believes that it does not matter where we come from, all that matters is where we are heading……..
The primary aim of the school is to impart education to the young pupils in keeping with the culture and tradition of our great civilization and heritage. It lays stress on the building up of the character, habits and resolution of students for hard work and competition in pursuit of excellence and success for a bright career. Teachers and students are constantly motivated for this purpose. Progress is regularly monitored through periodical examinations, guidance and provision of all facilities for better performance and goal-oriented work. Students are given personalized attention for this purpose.
The school is located in a posh residential area at E-Block, Naraina, with a quiet and serene environment, distant from the aftermath of the contaminated atmosphere. Khosla Educational Foundation (Regd.) has constructed a building with all the facilities provided in a progressive school.
There is an auditorium in the basement and well equipped Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Home Science Laboratories, Computer Section and a good up-to-date Library, wide Playground for Throw Ball, Basketball, Kho-Kho and other games. The class rooms are spacious and well furnished.
The School is divided into two sections:-
(A) The Nursery Section
(B) The Main Section consisting of Classes I to XII
There are Science Laboratories– Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Home Science– well equipped with latest facilities, apparatus, good storage facilities etc. which make working in the laboratory a pleasure etc. The students are able to gain first hand experience and learn the basic principles of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Home Science in the separate Labs
The school has two dust free fully air conditioned Computer Labs run by well qualified and experienced teaching staff. In this computer age with vast and ever changing fast development in computer and Computer Education, School Computer Labs are updated as and when required. The school is affiliated to NIIT
Extra Curricular Activities
The school offers a wide spectrum of extra and co-curricular activities such as batik, commercial arts, chemical preparations, meal planning, interior decoration, music, needle-work, gardening, computer education, book-binding, photography, instrumental music, fabric painting, dramatics, dancing etc. These activities are a must for the development of a socially useful and balanced personality of the child.
Medical and Health
All the students are subjected to a thorough medical check-up once a year. There is a medical room with a bed for first aid, a well qualified and trained nurse to take care of the sick students.
The school library is a spacious and well-lit room comprising of a variety of books including text and reference books on fiction, story books, children’s encyclopedia, newspapers and periodicals. It has a T.V., V.C.R.Player and a Computer.
Children are involved in a range of activities. Debates, Declamation, Dramatics, and Quiz Competitions are organised at Inter-House and Inter-School levels regularly.
Children participate in Inter-School dance, debate, drama, music, arts and sports competitions. The school publishes its annual magazine reflecting the children’s creative work in all spheres of their learning. Trek’s are undertaken to foster the spirit of adventure. Educational tours are conducted and religious festivals are celebrated.
The school has the facility of a Canteen where the students are provided with snacks and other eatables, soft drinks, sweets etc. at reasonable rates. A teacher is made responsible for the items available there. She ensures the quality and takes care of the suitability of the items from the hygiene and nutritious point of view.
Parent Teacher Meeting
Parent-Teacher meeting are held on specified Saturday. This gives an opportunity to the parents to interact with the teacher. Projects, models, charts, exhibits, puppets, scrap books prepared by the students are exhibited during the first Parent-Teacher Meeting of the year.
Facilities for Spiritual Growth
Apart from providing opportunities for Physical, Mental and Emotional Development, the school also provides facilities for spiritual education.With this end in view, the school has drawn up a comprehensive programme for imparting spiritual values. This is achieved through:-
(A) The singing of hymns and devotional songs in the morning assembly.
(B) Celebration of religious festivals.
(C) Organising inter-house bhajan competitions.