"Anglo Urdu Boys' High School enjoys the reputation of being one of the oldest high schools in Pune Established in1920; the school has a glorious history of over 85 years. This history represents a grim struggle, fortitude and courage of some members of the Muslim community who devoted their lives to achieve the high and noble ambition of not only establishing an educational institution which was the need of the time, but also making it well –reputed for its high standard and quality of education.
In 1927, the school was shifted was over to its present building constructed on a part of the 23 acres of land bought by munificent donation of the late Haji Gulam Mohd Azam a great social worker
During the tenure of the first Head Master , K.B Hidayatullah ,the school had reached the dizzy heights of fame and reputation ,The attracted students from different communities and far –off places as a beacon does to ships .That the standard of education was matched by very few schools, if at all ,is evident from the fact that a majority of the students who passes matriculation ,could achieve prominent position in the careers they opted for. Their success speaks the virtues and abilities imbibed into them while they received education in the school .The all –sided development to the personalities of the students was considered an inseparable part of the education being imparted in the school .To this end. Different extra –curricular activities , sports and games were organized right from the beginning .The cricket team of the school was dreaded by many of its rival teams .The last decade saw a revival of the high standard and position once enjoyed by our team.
Anglo Urdu Boys' High School was run by the British Government before the Independence ,but thereafter it ceased to receive the Govt-and therefore ,the Maharashtra cosmopolitan education society when it took over the school had to depend entirely on the small amounts of donation it received from its patrons ,old boys and members of the society .Those turbulent times during which the Managements could hardly meet with even the most necessary expenses of the school continues for quite a few decades until the Govt . Grant resorted in 1972.
Anglo Urdu Boys' High School and junior college is a living and pulsating entity, and not a structure of mere concrete of stone blocks, static unchanging As such, it has undergone many of drastic since its establishment and in course of time ,the fact which has emerged as an undeniable reality is that the school has kept itself abreast of time.
Initially, the school has only Urdu Medium classes and the young men of he community were considerably deprived of the knowledge of English which is essential for today's education .This Prompted the management to start the parallel English medium classes from std V to X in 1971 .Consequently the school now has the English medium classes from std V to XII. Nearly 1750 students of different castes and communities receive
Education through English as the medium of instruction .The results of our students passing with distinction and appearing in the Merit List of the SSC Board Examination, Year after Speak of the high Standards of education we are constantly trying to maintain.
(The list of the students having appeared in the Merit List of the SSC Board Examinations is given over leaf)
A well –equipped science laboratory , a library and reading –room with exhaustive collection of books on a variety of subject ,a vast ,well –equipped and modern sports complex and state –of- the art computer laboratory are some of the facilities the school provides to all the students for enhancing the quality of education they receive here as well as their all –round development .The school has also introduced electronic and computers courses to enable the students to come up to the expectations of the changing times .The staff is computer literate and computer education is made a compulsory subject from std. Vth to Xth
Taking into consideration the requirement of the students who pass out the SSC Board examination of std .Xth , the management has Ist year opened a junior college attached to the high school .The students can now complete their education up to std .XIIth in any of the three disciplies,viz Arts ,commerce and science ,before they proceeded to receive higher education in degree colleges .
Helping the students to achieve clear and definite goals set before them ,the school hopes to attain greater heights in the coming years .
The junior college is affiliated to Maharashtra state Board of secondary of ten years of school education (i.e. Matriculation or S.S or equivalent) under 10+2 patterns of education .These are…….
1. First year Junior College (F.Y.J.C) or Standard Eleventh (XIth)
2. Second year Junior College (S.Y.J.C) or Standard Twelth (XIIth)
There are three streams viz. Arts Science and Commerce .in any one of which, the student has to pursuer his/her study in the Junior college .The students who intend to study in science stream have the option to offer vocational course of Electronics .The students interested in pursuing their study in science and commerce streams can also offer information Technology .However the students will be selected on the basis of merit for these courses /subjects .The college is based on concept of co –education and the medium of instruction is only English .
|Name of the Institute||Year of Establishment||Courses Conducted||No. of Students||No. of Teaching Staff||No. of Non-Teaching Staff|
|Anglo Urdu Boys' High School (Urdu Medium)||1946-2010||Secondary School||1232||15||12|
|Anglo Urdu Boys' High School (English Medium)||1971-2010||Secondary School||1619||38||12|
|Anglo Urdu Boys' High School & Jr. College of Arts, Science & Commerce||2006-2010||Higher Secondary School||562||13||4|
|Name of the Institute||Qualification||Time Period||Total No. of Students passing out (Girls)||Total No. of Students passing out (Boys')||Total Number of Students Passing out girls boys|
|Anglo Urdu Boys' High School (English Medium)||Secondary School Certificate||1976-2010||661||1242||1903|
|Anglo Urdu Boys' High School (Urdu Medium)||Secondary School Certificate||1950-2010||Nil||6204||6204|
|Anglo Urdu Boys' High School & Jr. College||Higher Secondary Certificate||2006-2010||78||538||616|