Viqarunnisa Noon School and College

Dhaka, Dhaka, 1000 ,Bangladesh
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Viqarunnisa Noon School and College is an all-girls higher secondary school in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It has 25,000 students at four campuses in the city. It is named after the Austrian Pakistani social worker, Viqar un Nisa Noon.HistoryThe school began as Ramna Preparatory School in 1947. Austrian Pakistani social worker Begum Viqar un Nisa Noon, wife of the then-governor of East Pakistan, Firoz Khan Noon, was impressed when she visited in 1950. With her support the school moved to its current Baily Road location, where it was renamed in her honour.It expanded very soon to a high school and, in 1956, prepared students for Senior Cambridge Examination.In 1978, it started a college section with higher secondary courses.CampusesThe main campus in Bailey Road covers about 6 acres of land. With new admissions, the school gradually introduced multiple sections, afternoon shifts, and three branch campuses in Dhaka at Dhanmondi, Azimpur, and Basundhara. Dhanmondi address: House no.6, Road no.8, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka-1207.CurriculumThere are English Version and Bengali-medium courses of study in three programmes: humanities, science, and commerce. As of 2012, the school had 650 teachers. Enrollment is approximately 24,000. Only girls are admitted. The college section admits students from all branches of the school and from other areas of Bangladesh.

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