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Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj

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School is up to Secondary School (IX-X) and affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The School is a Coed Day Cum Boarding School, with classes from I to X. It is an English Medium school.

I - X


Private School


Coed - Day Cum Boarding School

Gender - Boarding



Don Bosco Academy

About School

Know about Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj: Board & Curriculum, Admission Procedure, Fees & Fee Structure, Contact Details, Facilities and Ranking, Rating and Reviews.

Don Bosco Academy McCluskiegunj, is a Secondary School (IX-X), affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The School is a Coed Day Cum Boarding School, with classes from I to X. It is an English Medium school. The school is located in McCluskiegunj, Jharkhand. Don Bosco Academy was established in 1997. It is a Private School and is part of Don Bosco Academy and is managed by Don Bosco Anglo-Indian Educational Society.

Basic facts about Don Bosco Academy:
Year Established


School Type

Private School


Don Bosco Anglo-Indian Educational Society




Day Cum Boarding School


Class I - Class X

Student / Teacher Ratio


Admission Period

  • Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)
School Level
Primary School (I-V) - Secondary School (IX-X)

The motto of Don Bosco Academy McCluskieganj is For God and Country. It is a Coed Day Cum Boarding School, which serves the educational needs of over 900 students from I through X. The classes in Don Bosco Academy McCluskieganj for every academic year begins in April.

The Patron of this institution is - Saint John Bosco, or, as he is commonly called, "Don Bosco" (the Don meaning Father), was born at Becchi, a town in the foothills of the Italian Alps, on August 16, 1815.

McCluskiegunj was founded on 16th May 1933 by Mr.E.T.McCluskie one of the founder members of the colonization Society of India. McCluskiegunj is located on the Ranchi plateau, and is about 60 kms from Ranchi town. This school is located in the beautiful and scenic Chotanagpur hills.


School also has Campus in Patna - Don Bosco Academy Digha Ghat Patna.

Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj is one of the best Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) schools in McCluskiegunj and ranks among the top schools in McCluskiegunj. Here, the dedicated and professional teachers ensure that the children get the maximum out of their education in this Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) school in McCluskiegunj. The school has given exceptional results in the academic sphere and its students have excelled in extra co-curricular activities too.

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Address & Contact Information

School Address

Don Bosco Academy, P.O. McCluskiegunj, Ranchi-8292008, Jharkhand, India

School Chairman & Principal


School Contact Person

Phone Number

+91 - 06531: 9905328578, 9905328509, 9939450003

Email Address
dbaranchi@bsnl.in; dbaranchi@gmail.com
School Website


Admission Details

Academic Year

Admission Period

Admission Procedure and Important Dates

The School has students enrolled from I to X. Find below the admission schedule, procedure, contact details, documents required and instructions for parents for Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj admission.

In this section, we will answer the common questions like What is the admission process like and what are the key dates? Is there any admission test? Will School also hold an interview or an interaction? What is the age criterion for admission to Don Bosco Academy McCluskiegunj for the upcoming academic year?

Students are normally ed for the entry standard I.  All Students applying for admission have to complete a written test followed by an interview for those successful at the written test.

No specific syllabus is prescribed for the admission test but a candidate must have an acceptable knowledge appropriate for a class lower than that in which he/she desires admission, particularly in the subjects English and Mathematics. 

Age Criteria

Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
AGE 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Admission results are available here

Fees Details

Don Bosco Academy Fees: Fee Structure & Details

Refer below for Don Bosco Academy McCluskiegunj fee structure and current fees.

You can also call the school's Admission Counsellors for more details.

Current Fee Structure w.e.f :  1st April  2018

Head of Fee  Payment Detail Fee

Admission fee

One Time Charges at the time of Admission (all classes)

Rs. 9,500.00

Registration fee

One Time Charges at the time of Admission (all classes)


Annual Fees - . 1 to 4 to be paid in 2 installments Rs. 4,500.00 pa
Annual Fees - . 5 to 8  to be paid in 2 installments Rs. 6,000.00 pa
Annual Fees - 9 to 10  to be paid in 2 installments Rs. 7,500.00 pa

Tuition fee

 Monthly Charges [ All standard's]

Rs.1,600.00 pm

Infrastructure & Facilities

The Don Bosco Academy campus is spread over 2.3 Acre acres of land in area of McCluskiegunj, Jharkhand. The School is a Day Cum Boarding School. The School's infrastructure includes but is not limited to:

Sports Facilities(0/42)

  • Aerobics
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Covered Play Area
  • Cricket
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnasium
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Horse Riding
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Judo
  • Kabaddi
  • Karate
  • Kho Kho
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Netball
  • Play Area
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Skating
  • Soccer
  • Splash Pool
  • Sand Pit
  • Sailing
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Rowing
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwando
  • Tennis
  • Throwball
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga
  • Lacrosse

Education Facilities(1/6)

  • Library
  • Digital Library
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Student Exchange Programs
  • Test Center

Classroom Facilities(0/5)

  • AC Classrooms
  • AV Classrooms
  • Lockers
  • Air Purifiers
  • Air Filter AC Classrooms

Visual and Performing Arts Facilities(0/4)

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Dramatics
  • Music

Laboratories Facilities(2/6)

  • Laboratories
  • Language Labs
  • Maths Labs
  • Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL)
  • Computer Labs
  • Robotics Labs

Transport Facilities(1/2)

  • Transport Facility
  • AC Buses

Boarding Facilities(1/2)

  • Hostel
  • AC Hostels

Accessibility Facilities(0/4)

  • Accessible Parking
  • Ramped or Level Entrances
  • Accessible Washrooms
  • Braille and Large Print Room Numbers

Digital Facilities(0/4)

  • AV Facilities
  • Interactive Boards
  • School App
  • Wi-Fi

Food and Catering Facilities(1/3)

  • Canteen
  • Meal Served
  • Kitchen & Dining Hall

Safety and Security Facilities(0/11)

  • CCTV
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Security Guards
  • Boundary Wall
  • Fenced Boundary Wall
  • Speedometer In Bus
  • GPS In Bus
  • CCTV In Bus
  • Fire Extinguisher In Bus
  • School Bus Tracking App

Medical Facility Facilities(0/7)

  • Medical Facility
  • Medical Room or Clinic
  • Resident Doctor
  • Medical Staff
  • Isolation Room
  • ICU
  • Dedicated Ambulance

Other Infra Facilities(0/7)

  • Kids Play Area
  • Activity Center
  • Toy Room
  • Amphitheatre
  • Auditorium
  • Day Care
  • Lego Room

In 1997 this institution experimented with the concept of "HOME HOSTELS". Local residents of McCluskiegunj were invited to set up hostels at their residences/bungalows. Today there are over 40 such functioning hostels catering for almost 900 students. 

Parents/Guardians are informed all the hostels are Private and not directly under the control or supervision of the school administration. 

Extra-Curricular Activities

School Clubs and Societies

The School has organisations/Clubs/Societies that organize various activities to develop the skills and extract the best out of every child. These scholastic and co scholastic clubs are a great way to explore the interest of any student or even develop new ones. [object Object]

  • Computer Club
  • Literary
  • Music
  • Nature
  • NCC
  • Scouts and Guides
  • Social Service

Academic Programs

Number of Students


Number of Teachers


Students to Teachers Ratio


School Timings and Vacations

What are the school timings?

The school works in Shift 1 (Morning).

Language of Instruction

  • English
What is the typical school vacation schedule?
The School holidays are from
School Senior Secondary Streams

    School Level & Classes

    Which grades will you have in the new session?

    Don Bosco Academy is a Primary School (I-V) to Secondary School (IX-X) for both boys and girls and has following grades/levels

    Primary School (I-V)IIIIIIIVV
    Middle School (VI-VIII)VIVIIVIII
    Secondary School (IX-X)IXX

    Academics Programme and Curriculum Structure

    The Academic session at Don Bosco Academy starts from April. The School provides education to students from I to X.

    Don Bosco Academy is a Coed English medium Day Cum Boarding School which offers the National curriculum CISCE, from I to X.

    Academic Affiliations

    Don Bosco Academy is authorised to offer the following

    CISCE ICSE, ISC Board Schools
    CISCE - Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations

    National level, private, Board of School education in India conducts

    • ICSE - Indian Certificate for Secondary Education (10th)
    • ISC - Indian School Certificate (12th)

    Don Bosco Academy is recognised by and affiliated to the CISCE and follows curriculum prescribed by it.
    The school is affiliated to CISCE since 01-Apr-2000 with CISCE affiliation number JH062. The Schools offers following CISCE boards -

    • ICSE (Class X)

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    Curriculum offered in Don Bosco Academy by Class

    In this section, we will answer What board of education does Don Bosco Academy intend to follow over the years?

    Level - Class/Grade
    Primary School (I-V)
      Middle School (VI-VIII)
      • School offers the curriculum developed by the CISCE Council in the Middle School.
      Secondary School (IX-X)
      • School is Affiliated to CISCE and offers ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) curriculum in Secondary classes (class IX & X). Followed by ICSE Board Exam at the end of the Class 10th.

      Other Details

      School Results



      Number appeared




      2002 (1st batch) 15 15 nil 100
      2003 29 29 nil 100
      2004 28 28 nil 100
      2005 39 39 nil 100
      2006 43 43 nil 100
      2007 52 52 nil 100
      2008 54 54 nil 100
      2009 64 64 nil 100
      2010 61 61 nil 100
      2011 63 63 nil 100
      2012 59 59 nil 100
      2013 85 85 nil 100
      2014 72 72 nil 100
      2015 98 98 nil 100
      2016 93 93  nil 100 
      2017  107 107  nil  100 

      School Rating & Reviews

      4.1out of 5

      based on 19 ratings

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      Aakanksha SinghReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on April 25, 2019 5:16 AM
      Nice school
      Gulshan NayakReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on April 1, 2019 11:39 PM
      Its best place for study. And also a good study environment not so polluted and with best giving results.
      Sunny VermaReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on September 27, 2018 7:45 PM
      it's the best boarding school in Jharkhand following ICSE pattern with 100% results in board each year.....
      Shivam KumarReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on September 6, 2018 5:18 AM
      Its best school in McCluskieganj and has two sections one of primary and one secondary and is suitated in between the forest area..
      Palak SahuReview based on friends/family/personal experiencewrote a review on June 3, 2018 4:25 AM
      Do not send your child here. The food is terrible. The hostel is terrible. You will not be able to recognise your child

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      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

      Don Bosco Academy is affiliated to which board?

      Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE).

      What is the process of getting admission into Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj?

      The Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj has students enrolled from I to X. Refer to Admission Section for information on admission process, schedule and key dates.

      Is this school a co-educational school?

      Yes The Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj is a Coed school.

      What is the curriculum offered at Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj?

      Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj offers the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) at various levels of education.

      Is this school good? What is the rating of this school?

      The Don Bosco Academy is rated 4.1 out of 5 based on 19 reviews on SchoolMyKids.com, largest school reviews and rating platform.

      Does Don Bosco Academy offer Hostel facility to students?

      Yes, The school offers boarding/hostel facilities to students. The School is Day Cum Boarding School.