Utpal Shanghvi Global School
Location
J.V.P.D, Juhu, Mumbai
Coordinates19°06′44″N 72°49′43″E / 19.1121237°N 72.8285123°E / 19.1121237; 72.8285123Coordinates: 19°06′44″N 72°49′43″E / 19.1121237°N 72.8285123°E / 19.1121237; 72.8285123
Information
Founded1982
FounderJuhu Parle Education Society
PrincipalRakhi Mukherjee
Websitewww.ppsijc.org/index.aspx

Utpal Shanghvi Global School (USGS) is a private school in J.V.P.D Scheme area of, Juhu, Mumbai, India. The school follows the SSC state board syllabus and the Cambridge University certified IGCSE syllabus. In 1994, the school was first in India to get ISO 9001 certification.

Foundation

Utpal Shanghvi Global School is managed by Juhu Parle Education Society and started in June 1982, with pre-primary and primary divisions following the Maharashtra state board. The secondary section of the school commenced the following year in June 1983. The curriculum of International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) developed by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) was introduced in 2005.[1]

Extra-curricular activities

The school celebrates its annual function day, Blitzing, in December every year.[2] In 2017, around 3000 people, being the school's staff, students, and their parents, arranged and participated in a cleanliness drive on Children's Day supporting the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.[3] Various students of the school have represented in sports competitions on state, national and international levels in table tennis,[4] badminton,[5] judo,[6] and football.[7][8]

Ranking

The school became the first Indian school to receive ISO 9001 certification in 1994.[9] In 2011, student Payoshaa Shah received the Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarship.[10] It also received the International School Award by British Council for 2015–16.[11] The school has been ranked as 8th and 6th in the Mumbai Western suburbs region by Hindustan Times in the years 2016 and 2017 respectively.[12][1] In 2019, around 23% students of the 170 who appeared for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education secured above 90% marks.[13] The principal of school, Rakhi Mukherjee, noted that the school's average was 84% marks in the IGCSE exams and that all students first class and above.[14] Reports of students securing top ranks in IGCSE exams have been covered in national level newspapers.[15][16]

Notable alumni and faculty

Alumni
Faculty

References

  1. ^ a b "HT Top Schools 6: Utpal Sanghvi Global School". Hindustan Times. 23 September 2017. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Utpal Shanghvi Global School celebrates Annual Day function in Mumbai". Times of India. 16 December 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Students participate in civic awareness drive". Sunday Guardian. 17 November 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Ritvik Nagle's aggressive strategy helps him clinch U-16 Table Tennis title". Mid Day. 3 December 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Mekhla shocks top seed Pooja to win U-16 title". Mid Day. 1 December 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Mumbai's Ishaan Kanojia wins silver medal despite cracking 2 ribs, barely being able to breathe". Mid Day. 13 February 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  7. ^ "Out to kick ball". Mumbai Mirror. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  8. ^ "MSSA Div II football: Khushi scores brace as Utpal Shanghvi beat St. Anne's". Mid Day. 4 November 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  9. ^ Business India - Issues 642-647. A H Advani. 2002. p. 24.
  10. ^ "2 city students win scholarships to Cambridge". Hindustan Times. 25 March 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  11. ^ "British Council award for 6 Mumbai schools". Times of India. 15 July 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  12. ^ "HT Top Schools 8: Utpal Sanghvi Global School". Hindustan Times. 22 September 2016. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  13. ^ "IGCSE, A level exam results: City sees rise in students scores". Hindustan Times. 16 May 2019. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  14. ^ Borwankar, Vinamrata (9 June 2019). "SSC schools with 100% success rate halve to 1,794". Times of India. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  15. ^ "28 Mumbai students bag 'Top in the World' award by Cambridge". Hindustan Times. 26 October 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  16. ^ "20 Mumbai students top Cambridge International Exams". Hindustan Times. 18 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  17. ^ Rajput, Mradul Singh (5 August 2017). "ऐसा दिखता है आदित्य नारायण का घर, जीते हैं ऐसी लाइफ". Bhaskar (in Hindi). Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  18. ^ Vij, Drishti (14 September 2019). "Personal Agenda with Shriya Pilgaonkar: The worst thing about a Bollywood party is that you cannot be 100 per cent honest!". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  19. ^ a b "Vatsal Seth's onscreen aunt was once his maths teacher!". Indian Express. 17 September 2014. Retrieved 23 October 2019.