Baba Gurmukh Singh Uttam Singh Senior Secondary School, Khadur Sahib (Tarn Taran).
Sant Baba Uttam Singh ji, Head dera Kar Sewa Khadur Sahib had ascertained that the village Khadur Sahib is situated in the border district and basic education of people in this region is lagging behind. Hence, to meet this challenge Baba Gurmukh Singh Uttam Singh Sr. Sec. School was established in April, 1984. The medium of instruction is English and school is affiliated to Punjab School Education Board. Location :- The School is located in the East direction of the Village Khadur Sahib and is on the main road leading to Amritsar and is adjacent to the college building.
This school has got the affiliation of the following streams upto Senior Secondary Classes:
2. Non Medical
EduCom Smart Class
From Academic Session 2009-10, the school has started concept of smart class projects in 10 class rooms, where the education is being imparted to rural students with latest technology. These classrooms are equipped with computers and LCD projectors and the complete syllabus is loaded with the software of EduCom, a Multinational Co.
This school is situated on Khadur Sahib to Jandiala Guru Main Road, opposite to Market committee and to the east direction of Khadur Sahib.
The School has is triple storey U shaped building and has nearly 80 spacious class rooms, fully equipped Physics, Chemistry and Bio Labs, high tech Computer Labs, Computerized administrative block, Library which hosts nearly 5,000 books and lush green gardens along with big play grounds are the attraction of the School. The environment is very clean and green. From the academic session 2009-10 the School has started concept of Smart Classes in 10 class rooms in which education is imparted to rural students with high tech interactive touch screen technology.
S. Gurdial Singh Gill, who has 30 years’ vast administrative experience of Principal of central school in India, is having the opportunity to serve as principal of this prestigious School. Besides this, he is having a team of 100 well qualified teachers including 30 administrative staff members for smooth running. The staff is being paid the salary as per Punjab School Education Board’s norms and where considered necessary, the salary is paid higher to the laid down scale to meet the requirement of students.
This school is imparting co-education and at present is having the strength of nearly 1800 students
The students are arriving to school from far flung area i.e. a radius of more than 30 KMs. The school buses have been arranged in all the directions for the convenience of students. These buses are being run on “NO PROFIT NO LOSS” basis. The nominal bus fare is being claimed fro m the students. The staff of the school is allowed to travel free in the buses. However, separate free bus service is arranged for the staff arriving from Amritsar.
Education To The Students of Weaker Sections of The Society
In this rural area, the source of income of the people is limited and they are facing the financial problems and it is very difficult to get quality education for their wards in private school. Therefore students of weaker section of society are always debarred from admission in good schools. Keeping these facts in mind, Baba Sewa Singh ji had approached to the various honourable healthy and financially sound people to help the students of weaker section of society to acquire the education in good schools to uplift their standard of education. As such, with the cooperation of NRIs under the supervision of S. Jatinder Singh Uppal from Australia, Approx 400 students have got admission in the school. Their admission, tuition fees and bus fare where applicable is being paid by the said honourable personalities. .
1. Guru Angad Dev Institute of Competitions
Baba Sewa Singh Ji’s vision to produce Doctors, Engineers, and civil services officers is being fulfilled by starting Guru Angad Dev Institute of competitions, which is being run under the Nishan E Sikhi Charitable Trust, presently under the arrangements of BGSUS Sr. Sec. School Khadur Sahib. A highly Qualified and experienced faculty is appointed to prepare the 10+2 students for the various entrance tests to IIT, Engineering and medical colleges..
A numbers of students of this school have been placed in merit lists of Punjab School Education Board. Besides this approx. 70 students of school have got the admission in different professional Colleges i.e. BDS, Medical including B.Sc Nursing, and Engineering Courses in reputed colleges and in the universities for graduation and post Graduation. Many Ex. students have been placed on prestigious service after acquiring Degree and higher education.
This school is having its own hockey team, which has participated at national level and acquired second position in 2008 and Third position in 2009 . Besides, the school has also participated in other sports activities at state level and acquired first, second and third positions in various games.
4. Cultural Activties
This school is always stressing upon the students to promote our cultural activities. Our students have, therefore, participated at Distt. and State level and acquired the first, second and third positions in various activities. However in the religious competitions, we have fielded our students in the national and state level competitions, which were organized by SGPC, Delhi Gurudwara Prabhandhak committee , Sukrit Trust and Sikh Missionary College Ludhiana. Our Students have achieved 1st , 2nd, 3rd position in All India Competitions organized by the above mentioned institutions.