India Schools : Bhonsala Military School, Nasik
Dharmaveer Dr B.S.Moonje, a firm believer in military training to Indian youth, formed the Central Hindu Military Education Society at Nasik in 1937 and started the school on 12th June 1937 . It started functioning in the ‘surgana palace’, Nasik City with 90 students. It moved to its present location named ‘Rambhoomi’ by Dr Moonje, on 1st September 1938. In his inaugural speech the Maharaja of Gwalior, H.H.Shriman Jivajirao Scindia said, "It is not mere coincidence that within a short period of the opening of a first rate Public School in India (he was referring to the Doon School), we are here today to open a first rate Military School."
Spread over 65 hectares of land, surrounded by azure hilly landscape, the school campus consists of the Main school building, 14 bhawans (hostels), a common mess, playground (including a 400m athletic track), stables and a Riding School. The academic section has a well stocked library. The school also maintains a health centre with full time medical personnel.
Experienced and devoted staff who identify weak students and give them special attention. The School is affiliated to the State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. Only the science stream with Defence Studies is offered as subjects in the Junior College section (class XI and XII). In 1995 the school was granted affiliation by the Indian Public Schools Conference.
The school is affiliated to the State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune. Only the science stream with Defence Studies is offered as subjects in the Junior College section (class XI and XII). In 1995 the school was granted affiliation by the Indian Public Schools Conference.
Boys between 9 1/2 and 10 1/2 years of age are admitted to Class V, which is the lowest class in the school. Admission is on the basis of a written test along with Physical and Medical test and interview. The interview assesses the general confidence, awareness and sociability of the candidate. The academic year commences on first/second Monday of June every year.
A number of scholarships have been instituted by the State Government and the Society for deserving students. The K.C.Mahindra Education Foundation also offers some scholarships.
Games and sports are compulsory for all students. There are facilities for all major sports and games. The Sports Authority of India provides coaches for athletics, hockey and football. The multi-station gym and a 25m swimming pool are in frequent use.
Extra Curricular Activities
Hobby clubs like Photography , Wild life, Art and Craft and Dramatics are encouraged. The school is a member of Spicmacay (Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture amongst Youth). Competitions in elocution, drama, debates, community singing, quiz and essay writing are held regularly.