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    Xuberance’22 – Birla High School participated in X-UBERANCE’22 – the Annual School fest organized by St. Xavier's Collegiate School for Classes IX - XII from 14th to 16th October, 2022. The students had taken part in 25 events and bagged the ‘Best School’ award for its excellent overall performance. Birla High School secured the 1st position in events like Western Dance, Basketball, Tug of War,Hackathon, Table Tennis and Volleyball.

    Deutsch Utsav 2022 was organised by Mayo College, Ajmer from 13th -15th October 2022. Ram Daftari and Kannv Dhandhania of Class XI bagged the second prize in the senior quiz. Birla High School won the Runners Up Trophy overall for their allround performance.

    12th International Science Congress Meet: Aarav Kumar and Debarshi Bhattacharjee from Class IX stood 2nd and 3rd respectively in the 12th International Science Congress Meet, an All India Competition organized by World Science Congress on 14th August’22.

    Svatantryam 2022: Birla Bharti had organised an inter school fest, Svatantryam 2022 from 11th – 13th August, 2022 which was based on the fervour of patriotism. Birla High School bagged the first prize in Abhyuday (Product Launch Programme) and Adhibeshan (A historical conversation between two characters from the pages of History) . Kshrugal Bhattacharjee won the Best Speaker for the Motion Award and the BHS team won the second prize in Vivaad (Debate).

    12th International Science Congress Meet: Aarav Kumar and Debarshi Bhattacharjee from Class IX stood 2nd and 3rd respectively in the 12th International Science Congress Meet, an All India Competition organized by World Science Congress on 14th August’22.

    Kalakosh, an Inter-school competition was organized by South Point High School from 10th to 18th August 2022. In the quiz event, Aarav Kumar, Kannv Dhandhania, Ram Daftari and Siddhartha Gupta, added another feather to our cap by securing 1st position.

    ExeBIT’22, was hosted by Lakshmipat Singhania Academy on 6th, 8th, 12th & 13th August’22. Birla High School participated in different events from classes III to XII. Our students bagged a number of prizes in various events.

    Delhi Public School, Ruby Park celebrated their annual fest, Logique and IR (International Relations) on 6th August, 2022. Rohitaswa Das and Shivam Krishna from Class XII Com.C & Hum participated in the paper presentation and presented a 4000 word paper on ‘Iran’s Nuclear Programme: A Castigation For Hankering’. Their paper was judged the best and they received the first prize.

    Debarshi Bhattacharjee and Aarav Kumar from Class IX stood 3rd in the Quiz on Technology organized by Delhi Public School, Ruby Park.

    On the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of poet, Goswami Tulsidas, an event was organized by Sikar Nagarik Parishad, on 4th August 2022 at Rathindra Mancha, Jorasanko Thakur Bari. Kanishk Pilaniwala and Moksh Nolkha from Class IX were the participants of the said event from the Birla High School. Our school stood fourth among the twelve participating schools. They received a certificate along with a cash prize of Rs.3, 000/- (Three Thousand Only), a gift hamper and a memento by the Organizers.

    Youthopia 2022:Birla High School participated in Youthopia 2022 fest organized by the Heritage School which was held from 28th – 30th July. It included online events, offstage and onstage events as well as on-the-field events too. Our school secured the 1st position in Western Dance, Basketball, Table Tennis and Tug of War. In Quiz, Creative Writing and Ad Spoof, we came 2nd.

    Students of Classes VI took part in the Interschool Competition Ram Charit Manas organized by Parivar Milan on Saturday, 16th July. The programme was divided into two rounds - 'Manas Gayan ' & 'Manas Prashanutari'(Quiz). The Quiz was based on Ayodhya Kand and General questions were also asked from Ramcharitmanas.

    Concord 2022 :Calcutta Boys School had organised Concord 2022 from 29th June to 1st July. Birla High School had participated in some of the events like Quiz, Eastern and Western Band, Western Dance, Bengali and Hindi Creative Writing, Science Project Making, Hindi Monologue and the Business Event, to name a few. In Western Dance our school stood 1st. The Quiz team comprised of Debarshi Bhattacharjee 9A, Aarav Kumar 9A and Siddhartha Gupta 11 com A came 2nd. 3rd position was bagged in the events, Terribly Tiny Tales and Business Event.


    • Scholarly Collegiate Quiz Championship

     Arihant Saraogi of Class XII Com. C & Humanities participated in the Scholarly Collegiate Quiz Championship organized by Scholarly Collegiate. He qualified for the prelims after a written round. In his prelim, he secured the first position and in the final round, he secured the fourth position. He received a cash prize of 500 USD.

    • Nameste Europe - Organized by Mayo College, Ajmer Inter school Event

    Mayo College, Ajmer in collaboration with Alliance Francaise and Goethe Institut had organized an Inter-School French and German Language month long Festival entitled ‘Namaste Europe’. The events were organised to celebrate the European day of languages on 26th September,2020 and also marked the seventh year for the Concour de la Francophonie, a French language competition organised every year by Mayo College, Ajmer.

    Students of Birla High School participated in both, online and offline events, such as French and German  passage reading, poetry recitation, quiz, spell bee, declamation and photography.

    Categories in which the students of our school received prizes are:

    French Quiz – Atharva Chowdhury (Class XB)

    German Quiz – Ram Daftari (Class IXB)

    French Passage reading – Raafey Aziz (Class IX A)

    • Calcutta Heritage Quiz 2020 Inter School Event

    This quiz was organised by Calcutta Heritage Collective which is a famous and very active group in Calcutta dealing with the heritage of Kolkata with members who are eminent personalities in different fields of culture and heritage of Kolkata. Our school qualified for the finals with highest marks among all schools in the knock out round. On 22nd November, the finals were held. Ram Daftari (Class IX B), Siddharth Gupta (Class IX) and Arya Sarkar (Class VIII B) won the finals with 260 marks while the opponents were at 120. The organizers appreciated BHS for their vast knowledge and good performance. The school was given book coupons worth Rs 3000/- and books worth Rs 1500/- from Seagull Publishers which are to be kept in the school library. Rounds were conducted by eminent patrons like Usha Utthup, Bickram Ghosh, Victor Banerjee, artist Subhaprasanna and others.

    • Assest Talent Search Assessment Awards

    Gold Scholar Certificate was awarded to Amitrajit Dutta of Class VIB for an excellent performance in the ASSET Talent Search Assessment, conducted in October 2020 in India. Amitrajit Dutta has ranked among top 50 in India and top 10 in Kolkata.

    • Model United Nations, La Martiniere College Lucknow

    Ram Daftari of Class IX B, participated in the Model United Nations organized by La Martiniere College, Lucknow and secured 4th position in the Verbal Mention in the UNHRC Committee.)

    • Hindi Article in Sanmarg Newspaper  Media coverage

    Jainam Shah of Class IX C published a Hindi article in the Sanmarg newspaper on 15th November, 2020. The article was based on Teachers’ Day celebration during COVID 19 and the usefulness of the online platform in celebrating these events.

    • An Online Competition conducted by ABWA Awards

    The Infinity Team of Aditya Birla World Academy organised an online Maths competition on 20th November, 2020. This year, 567 participants had registered for the competition comprising of 189 teams from all over India and abroad. Participants had to go through an Individual Round followed by a Team Round. Debdiptta D Majumdar, Anish Banerjee and Spandan Das of Class XII S/c A represented Birla High School. Spandan Das was the individual round winner and our school received the Team of the Zone Award too.

    • MBWA Shabdh 2020 Inter school events

    Mahadevi Birla World Academy’s fest SHABD’20 was held on 19th and 20th November’20. Divyansh Gupta of Class XI secured the Best Web Designer in the event ‘Logophilia’ and Arihant Saraogi of Class XII bagged the 2nd prize in the Hindi event ‘Utkarsh

    • Intra MUN Inter School Event

    The Intra MUN 2020 was held over a span of two days- 23rd and 24th November, 2020. The agenda of the conference was “Reviewing Sino-Indian relationship with special emphasis on cross border tensions”.

    The finalists from Birla High School were awarded in the following category :

    Best Delegate- Pushkar Pandey (Class XI)

    First High Commendation- Devanshu Choudhary (Class XI) and Ram Daftari (Class IX)

    Second High Commendation- Ritwik Bhaumik (Class XI)

    First Special Mention- Dipro Sur Roy Chowdhury (Class XI)

    Second Special Mention- Bhaskar Agarwal (Class XI) 

    • BPMME 2020 Contest

    Aaryaman Choudhury of Class XII Sc A won the prestigious national level elocution contest conducted by BPMME (Brahm Prakash Memorial Materials Event) 2020, Kalpakkam, Chennai on 28th November, 2020.

    Sahodaya Schools Complex Meeting, Kolkata

    The meeting of the Sahodaya Schools Complex was held on 19th February 2020 at 12:30 p.m in Vidya Mandir. The meeting was hosted by Birla High School. Mr. Mate, the Regional Officer,CBSE was the Chief Guest of the meeting. Principals of 69 CBSE schools From Kolkata and its surrounding areas had attended the meeting.

    The agenda of the meeting, as unanimously decided, was discussion and elucidation of CBSE examination rules and regulations, and clarification of doubts by Mr. Mate.

    The newly elected members of the Sahodaya Complex, Kolkata were introduced, followed by the discussion about the recent circulars sent to the schools by CBSE like Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat and Circular on Multiple Assessment dated. Several other issues were discussed and doubts regarding seating arrangements, PWD candidates, Hub Planning etc. were clarified.

    The meeting ended with the official handover of the Statement of accounts by the previous treasurer to the newly elected treasurers. The next meeting will be held at Lakshmipat Singhania Academy on 25th April 2020.

    The 43rd Derozio Memorial Inter School Extempore Speech Contest


    20th L.N.Birla Inter-School Debate Competition

    Birla High School commemorated the 20th L.N.Birla Inter-School Debate Competition on the 11th of July,2019, which was hosted in the fond memory of its founder Shri L.N. Birla. The debate competition was a grand event which was organised from 9th of July to 11th of July,2019, at the Vidya Mandir Auditorium, where students from renowned schools in Kolkata had participated. The first and second preliminary rounds were held on the 9th and 10th of July respectively, while the Final round took place on the 11th of July, 2019, marking the Founder's Day for Birla High School. 

    The Best Team was bagged by Shri Shikshayatan School. The First Runners -Up prize went to Ishan Sengupta of DPS Ruby Park School. Rayan Chakraborty, representing Birla High School ,was acclaimed  the Best Speaker.


    Winner of Junior National Basketball Association championship(under 12) held on 18th March,2019.

    INTACH Filmit Festival​ - February 2019

    Birla High School hosted the Filmit Festival organised by INTACH on Wednesday 6th February 2019 . The same was attended by Sixteen schools. Mr S V Raman was the Chief Guest along with Mr Saheb Bhattacharjee . Birla High School won two awards - "Best Visuals" and "Best Film with a message."

    November 2018

    The Tinker Fest 2018 which was held at Newtown School, Kolkata on November 24th and 25th, organized by MakersLoft Pvt. Ltd. was a festival of creativity and innovation for school students.
    In this competition quite a large number of schools of Kolkata participated. MakersLoft went to about 50 schools in Kolkata for the first round of judging after submission of you-tube videos of their 5 top projects.
    After project demonstration in school on 15th November 2018, BHS secured a position within the top 10 category. In the final competition between schools held at the Newtown School, BHS took part and submitted projects in the 5 categories namely
    a) Innovative Jewellery making;
    b) Textile Art using stencil printing on T-Shirt;
    c) Science Model – Transmission of fluid pressure- Pascal’s law, which is used to operate a mechanical arm;
    d) Go-Green Project – abstract artistic interpretation of anti-addiction using paper mache models and;
    e) Creation of an Amusement Park using Robotics.

    September 2018

    BHS students received the 1ST Prize in Power point presentation and T- shirt painting in The Inter School SPICMACAY fest (Milaap 2018) hosted by DPS Howrah held on 28th and 29th September 2018.

    Birla High School participated in Mathematics Seminar hosted by St. Lawrence High School and secured second position in the competition.

    August 2018


    Birla High School boys got the 1st Runner-up prize for their Programming Skills in the event “Codes Cook Beginner” at the recent IT Fest , “EXE.BIT” organized by Laksmipat Singhania Academy on the 2nd and 3rd of August,2018.

    The participants were Prateet Chatterjee and Sarbo Sarcar from classes 7 and 8 respectively.


    July 2018


    The 19 th L.N. Birla Memorial Debate was held on 11 July 2018, at the Vidya Mandir Auditorium. Steady voices, logical argument, impeccable rhetoric and intense competition saturated the atmosphere at the Vidya Mandir auditorium, as the school debaters from across the city assembled for the final round. The event was graced by the Director of US Consulate Mr.Jamie Dragon. Among the esteemed members of the jury we had Mr. Sumit Dasgupta, Mr. Noomi Mehta, Miss Malabika Banerjee and Miss Hilda Peacock. The students battled with the only weapon at their disposal—words and debated for and against the motion of the house, “Democracy has failed in India”. The debate was chaired by DR. Sandeep Chatterjee, one of the founders of the Calcutta Debating Circle. Among the eight finalists schools were La Martiniere for Boys, The Heritage school, DPS Ruby Park, Birla High School, Lakshmipat Singhania Academy,St. Xaviers Collegiate School, Calcutta Boys School and Mahadevi Birla World Academy. The audience wsa extremely inspired by the level of the competition and quality of the debators. The ‘Best Team Award ‘ was bagged by the participants from the Mahadevi Birla World Academy , and the speaker from the same school was awarded the Best Speaker Award. The First Runner-up was from The Heritage School. Birla High School believes in empowering the youth. The debate has revealed that given a platform, the country is capable of producing confident and articulate young speakers who can argue critically, yet courteously on various issues.


    May 2018

    Youthopia - An interschool fest

    An interschool fest, Youthopia was organized by The Heritage School on 10th , 11th and 12th May, 2018. Over the course of three days Birla High School participated in a number of events like Photography, quiz, FIFA, Rubik’s Cube, Chess, Stock exchange, Sudoku, Basketball, Fashion show and Tug of war and won a number of prizes.

    Convergence - An inter school fest

    An interschool fest, Convergence was organised by Sushila Birla Girls’ School on 3rd and 4th May, 2018. The off-stage events took place on the first day in the Sushila Birla Girls' School premises. The on-stage events took place on the second day in the Vidya Mandir Auditorium and Sushila Birla Girls’ School premises. Birla High School overall secured the second position in the Fest.


    August 2017

    Birla High School boys got several prizes for their techno-skills at the recent IT Fest , “EXE.BIT” organized by Laksmipat Singhania Academy on the 4th and 5th of August,2017. The students of BHS competed and bagged the 2nd Runner-Up Trophy.



    July 2017

    Inter School Quiz

    An Inter School Quiz was organised by DPS Ruby park on 22nd July. The theme : Heritage specially Kolkata Heritage. Birla High School achieved the 2nd runner up trophy .The participants : Vedant Palit and Sam Buddha Ray of classes 9 and 10 respectively.

    The L.N. Birla Memorial Debate

    The L.N. Birla Memorial Debate is the fulfillment of our Founder Late Mr . L.N.Birla’s vision of a complete education of our pupils which would combine service with excellence, create independent and free thinking men and women who could confidently lead to new frontiers of knowledge and progress “The prelims of the debate was held on Monday  10th of July 2017. The Debate Finals were held on 11th July 2017.
    Best Team-  Loreto House
    Best Speaker –Atreyi  Chanda of  Loreto House
    Runner Up Speaker – Abhirup  Manna of Birla High School.

    The 18th L.N. Birla Memorial Debate - Prelims :10-07-17.


    June 2017

    Sarvesh Gupta of class 10B won the 2nd prize in the "INTER SCHOOL DEBATE COMPETITION" in Hindi held on 16.06.2017 organized by Kolkata Police.

    December 2016

    Birla High School participated in  CatharCIS – an Inter-School Drama Competition organised by Calcutta International School on 16th December  2016. The students put up an outstanding performance to win prizes in all three categories, namely

    Best actor: Yuvraj Mazumder

    2nd Best actor : Ansh Chandnani

    Award for Best Play

    November 2016

    Ansh Chandnani and Krittik Chopra of Birla High School participated in an Inter School Debate Competition held on 11th November, 2016. This Competition was organised by THE AGRI - HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF INDIA. Both the participants gave their very best and emerged victorious bagging the Best Team award. Ansh was declared the Best Speaker and Krittik won the Second Best Speaker. Both Ansh and Krittik are students of Class 10.

    JULY 2016


    An Entrepreneurial Activity conducted for the British Council’s International School Award was organized on 22nd July, called “Delicacio” by Birla High School for the boys of the senior school. This activity was basically a business venture undertaken by four “Partners” who are students of Class XI. These partners spearheaded the project and started a business “Effin Foods” that set up food stalls at a food fiesta in the school canteen.

     The activity received an overwhelming response from all the students from the middle school, the senior school as well as the teachers. A grand profit was generated from the venture. The capital given by the partners as well as raised from the students was all given back to them. In a generous gesture, the partners decided to submit the entire profit to the school office.

    This activity not only instilled a sense of leadership in the students, but also honed their managerial skills and gave them a practical and real life understanding of the subject of Entrepreneurship.



    OCTOBER 2015

    Intelligenitia 2015

    Intelligenitia 2015 organized by the St. Xavier’s Commerce Society on 1st October 2015 was attended by five students from Class XI. It was a panel discussion, catering round the theme, “Inspire, Ignite, Integrate the Impetus of a New Age Leader”.

    Garden High International Inter School Humanities Seminar 2015

    The above Seminar was attended by Chirag Basu (Class XI) the speaker, and Sahen Gupta and Noumen Anwar. There were six speakers from different schools who were invited to present their papers covering any dimension of the concept note reading “Culture and Politics: An intractable Conflict”. Chirag Basu received a book coupon worth Rs. 1000/- as a token of appreciation.

    Akshar Fest

    Our students from the middle school participated in this fest with great enthusiasm and made a mark with their performance. The school participated in this fest which had as its theme, ‘Unity in Diversity”. They won the first position in Mosaic in collaboration with La Martiniere for Boys and Akshar School. They secured second position in Street Play, Half a Minute and third position in Debate, Cover Designing, Graffiti, Thematic Display, Group song, Group Dance and Earth Matters.


    SEPTEMBER 2015

    Quiz Club Activities





    Sangalaap  Heritage School

     30th Sept 2015

     Ananyan Nandi

     Sharkhaneel Ghosh

     Aryan Tripathi

     Rohit Roy

     1st Position

    Mitali Fest

    Modern High  School

     29th Sept 2015

     Ritwik Bhowmick

     Arihant Saraogi

     Manav Doshi

     2nd Position




    • Our students participated in the Mitali Fest, organized by Modern High School on 29th September, 2015 and secured second position in Quiz and third position in dance.
    • Sangalp Fest was organized by The Heritage School on 30th September 2015. Our students secured first position in Quiz and Creative Writing in this Fest.

    JULY 2015 - AUGUST 2015

    L. N. Birla Memorial Debate

    The 16th L. N. Birla Memorial Debate was held on 11th of July amidst a lot of excitement and élan. Like every year, there was a preliminary session on 10th of July, where sixteen renowned city schools were engaged in an incisive battle of words and wit as they debated on the motion, which read, “The Internet should be subjected to censorship” . Eight best schools were selected for the debate in the Final Round held on the 11th of July.

    The debate which has always been set apart for its distinctive stature, had as its motion, “Colonial India would be preferable to a corrupt India”. Dr. Kunal Sarkar, a renowned cardiothoracic Surgeon, an avid debater graced the day as chairperson.

    The Best Speaker Trophy was lifted by Aastha Agarwal of Shri Shikshayatan School.  She also won a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- and a Dell Laptop.


    The school has participated in a number of quiz contests and also earned a place for themselves in each of them.


    Date / Venue



    St.Johns Diocesan School


    24th - 25th July 2015


    Rohan Sengupta

    Ananjan Nandi

    Chirag Basu

    Noumaan Anwer


    Shree Maheshwari Vidyalaya

    26th July 2015

    Vidya Mandir

    Rohan Sengupta

    Anmol Sinha

    Anyatanu Mukherjee



    Birla High School

    31st July 2015

    Vidya Mandir

    Soham Chakarabaorty

    Chirag Basu

    Noumaan Anwar

    Indranil Bagchi


    Lakshmipat Singhania Academy

    Computer Quiz

    23rd July 2015

    Lakshmipat Singhania Academy

    Kartavya Khurana

    Kanav Khurana




    Abhirup Manna participated in the Derozio Memorial Extempore Competition at Frank Anthony Public School and did the school proud. Abhirup made a magnificent delivery speaking on “If you had a chance, what would you choose – fame, money or health” and was declared the best speaker. He was awarded a trophy, certificate and a set of 8 books.

    Sudoku Championship

    Shambo Debnath, a student of Class IX, participated in World Junior Sudoku Championship 2015 at Beijing from 23rd to 25th July 2015. He reached the pinnacle of glory when he was placed in the first position among all Indian participants and was judged fifth in the world.

    IT Fest

    The school participated in Exe.Bit2015, the only IT fest in Kolkata, organized by Lakshmipat Singhania Academy. The school bagged the overall second position with the combined efforts  of the students of Senior and Junior sections. The school received a DEL Desktop as second prize and the students received ILead gift vouchers of Rs. 500/- each and certificates


    The Tenth Odyssey turned out to be one of the best fests the city has seen this year. Students of the +2 section of Birla High School presented this interschool cultural fest to the city of Kolkata after months of elaborate preparations.

    The star attractions were the famous quizmaster Barry O’Brien, Master of Ceremony Shayne Hyrapiet and to top it all, the Indian Pop Band Sanam who proved to be a hit with the audience.

    In the off stage events, Birla High School secured the first position in Treasure Hunt, Pool, Basketball, Rock Climbing and Tug of War. The school was placed second in Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis and Bowling and bagged the third place in the Carom competition.

    In the onstage events too, Birla High School was placed first in most of the events like Western Dance, Groove, Band, No Strings Attached, Turncoat Debate, Half A Minute, Sixty Seconds To Fame and Spreading Smiles. Birla High School bagged the second position in Fashion Show and Quiz. The special prizes were as follows:


    Ayushi Saraogi (Modern High School)                                  - Best Representative

    Ritwik Bhawsinghka (Birla High School)                               - Best Representative

    Aditya Pathak and Ayush Agarwal (Birla High School)          - Star of Odyssey

    (On the basis of winning in the maximum number of events)

    Naman Madhogarhia (Birla High School)                                - Star of Odyssey

    (On the basis of organisational and leadership skills)

    The overall winners in the fest were:

    Birla High School                                                                                  First Position

    Modern High School                                                                             Second Position

    Sushila Birla Girls’ School and Shri Shikshayatan School (tie)                Third Position


    9th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics

    Debaditya Pramanik of Class XI was a part of the Indian delegation that had represented India in the 9th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics held in Magelang in Central Java from 27th July to 3rd August and won a gold medal.




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