The academic year lasts from the 1st of April of a calendar year to the 31st of March of the next year. The school has a long break for summer (during May to mid June), the dates of which are announced during the respective academic year.
First term : June to October
Second term : November to March
Courses of Study The curriculum for class I to X is followed as Central Board of Secondary Education pattern.
Subjects dealt with in the school
A course in "Moral Science" is taught to students to all the classes. The class-wise details of other subjects are as below:
Primary Classes - I to VIII
5. Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology from VI to VIII).
6. Social Studies (History, Civics and Geography)
7. Drawing and painting
8. Work Experience
9. Physical Education and Games
11. General Knowledge
Secondary Classes - IX & X
4. Science (Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences)
5. Social Sciences (History, Civics/Economics, Geography)
6. Health and Physical Education
7. Work Experience
8. Art Education:
9. Gardening, Paper Cutting, Needle work etc.
Talent Search Programmes
The school provides facilities for a number of co-curricular activites designed as Talent Search Programmes. These activities are meant to develop communication abilities and perceptual skills apart from proper utilisation of leisure. It also gives to the students an experience of fellowship and mutual-aid which are essential ingredients of a well balanced personality. Student participation in most of these activities is compulsory.
List of Activities:
1. Dramatics (English, Oriya, Hindi)
3. Public Speaking (English, Oriya, Hindi)
4. Hand-Writing competition
5. Essay Writing
6. Story Telling
7. Debate and Elocution
10. Self-Reliance programmes
11. Needle work
13. Paper Craft
The school provides a conducive and an encouraging environment for students to pursue their interests and hone skills in their choice-area of activities besides co-curricular and academic pursuits.
Games and Sports: Sports and games amenities of the school range from courts for games like basketball, football, and shuttle to cricket. There are inter-house competitions held also for a variety of indoor games like Chess, Carrom every year. For the Annual Games and Sports Meet, all the students are divided into four houses of Gandhi, CV Raman, Balram, Nagbhusan and inter-house competitions are held in all the games both for senior and junior students.
Music: Music is an indivisible part of the students' life at the school and the Hostel. Students who have musical talent in them get ample encouragement and guidance form experts in that particular field be it vocal, percussion, keyboard, string or wind instruments. Music seeps into every student's personality in the school because they regularly learn and sing devotional songs during different festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Saraswati Puja celebrated in GPS.
Dance and Athletics: Interested students get to learn a variety of athletic pursuits like Gymnastics, Aerobics, Dance and Martial Arts like Karate, Taekwondo and the like. They get an opportunity to present their skills in front of a large audience during the Annual Sports and Games Meet and also during other functions organised in the Hostel or in the School.
Dramatics: There are programmes organised in the Hostel and School on important days like Hostel Anniversary Day, Independence Day, etc. to provide a platform for students with theatrical talent to showcase their skills. There are competitions held in Drama, Monoacting, Skits, etc. between different houses, classes, groups, etc. during the course of the academic year.
Art: Artistically talented boys get opportunity to make elaborate and exquisite sets, paintings, etc. for various occasions like Sports Meet, Ganesh Chaturthi and other events and festivals celebrated through out the year. There are talented tutors to guide and assist them.