Principal, Rajkumar College
Lt. Col Avinash Singh (Veteran)
Rajkumar College, Raipur (Established in 1882 at Jabalpur and functioning at Raipur since 1894), is one of the oldest Public School of the Country, which celebrated its Centenary way back in 1982 and thus has completed 138 year of its existence.
Rajkumar College has played host to a number of eminent personalities such as the Father of Nation, Mahatma M.K. Gandhi, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, Smt. Sonia Gandhi and Shri J.B. Patnaik who have graced Rajkumar College over the Years.
Rajkumar College, Raipur is an Institution where excellence is a tradition, and we believe that each student is special and has the potential to excel in different spheres. The founding fathers of the College rightly chose the College motto as "Swadeshe Pujyate Raja, Vidwan Sarvatra Pujyate" meaning "A Raja is honoured in his own country, a learned man throughout the world".
The College provides quality education in all streams, Science, Commerce and Humanities and is affiliated to the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi. We have an extremely qualified competent and experienced Faculty and as a result we have achieved 100% results both in ICSE(Class X) and ISC(Class XII) year after year. The College has, an excellent infrastructure, updated teaching laboratories, large number of well maintained playfields and ample facilities for students in the hostels as well as classrooms. We give emphasis to curriculum and extra curriculum as both are the soul of the academic structure of the school, to move ahead on desired lines and priorities. This is the way to understand the true potential of every child and accordingly direct their energy in the positive direction. No better place than Rajkumar College, Raipur for the formative years of your child.
Established in the year 1882, today Rajkumar College, Raipur has gradually grown from strength to strength in terms of infrastructure, academic results, sports and curricular activities to become one of the leading and oldest Public Schools of the country.
Salient Aspects Of Rajkumar College
THE SPORTS FACILITIES
The college has two swimming pools of which the 'Nayagarh Pool' conforms to international norms and standards. State of the art wooden Squash Courts and Badminton courts are available. The college boasts of a full sized green turfed cricket field on which teams of IPL and Champions League practice when in Raipur. There are a number of football and hockey fields in addition to multiple Tennis, basketball and volleyball courts. A dedicated equestrian area with trainers and horses is available. We have added an indoor shooting range conforming to international norms. A number of indoor facilities like table tennis, billiards / snooker / pool and an air conditioned gymnasium are available for the students.
BOARDING FACILITIES FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Dedicated 'Wardens' and 'House Tutors' are detailed for each of the boarding houses for extra and preparatory classes. For girls we have a totally separate and secure hostel with resident, female Wardens. The girls hostel is bifurcated into the junior girls 'Indira Gandhi Boarding House' (IGBH) and senior girls 'Priyadarshini Girls Boarding House' (PGBH). There are three boys hostels viz 'Rajkumar College Boarding House' (RCBH) which caters for junior boys till class VIII. 'Balram Das Boarding House' ( BDBH) for classes IX and X and 'Rajendra Das Boarding House' (RDBH) for classes XI and XII. The College has zero tolerance for ragging and highest emphasis on discipline.