Carmel Girls’ Inter College, Gorakhpur, U.P.

Carmel Girls’ Inter College, Gorakhpur, U.P.

Carmel Inter College then known as St. Mary’s School started on 21 January 1941, it began as a Primary school with English as its medium of instruction. The Sisters Marie Antoinette, Joan and Bernadette lived along with the boarders in St. Joseph’s church compound, Civil lines. In July 1945, class VII was opened for the wards of the Anglo- Indian railway officers with the idea of preparing the students for the Senior Cambridge but due to the political situation, it had to be changed to matriculation.

In 1957, the medium of instruction for classes VI – X was changed to Hindi medium and the school was recognized and got affiliated to the U.P Board, Allahabad. St. Mary’s was renamed ‘CARMEL’ in 1970 and in 1971 were opened Intermediate classes in response to the growing public pressure. Recognition for Arts in 1972 and for Science was granted in 1973.

Seeing the popularity of the school and the increasing demand for English medium Carmel Inter College was recognized in 2001 by the Education Department from class VI-XII as an Intermediate College with Hindi and English as the medium of instruction. Later in 2003, the commerce stream was started. At present the school is governed by the religious jurisdiction of the Catholic Bishop of Gorakhpur and is administered by the Apostolic Carmel Educational Society, U.P. with its headquarters at Lucknow, with a strength of 1500 students.

The school aims at the all round development of the students. Education through smart classes, well equipped and modern science laboratories and computer laboratories, spacious auditorium, LCD projectors, library, large play ground give a conducive environment for students to study.

Enjoyment through fete or school band , picnics or excursions, compassion for the poor through social service programs, instilling the value of sharing through interactive visits to the orphanages, home for the aged and homes for the specially challenged children, developing the feeling of brotherhood through inter religious prayer service, awareness programmes to save environment, sports activities , service learning programmes, inter school competitions, exhibitions etc. make learning a joyous experience in Carmel Inter College, Gorakhpur.

The Management enjoys the loyalty and support of all stakeholders : Teachers, students, non-teaching staff, public, parents and benefactors.

Carmel Girls’ Inter College, Gorakhpur, Estd. in 1941

Ph. No.   :  (0551) 294848

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Year of Establishment  :1941

Address:  Carmel Girls’ Inter                                      College Civil Lines,


                 U.P. -273009

Aided/Unaided: Aided (Hindi Medium)

                            Unaided(English Medium)

Status     :     Class  VI to XII

Affiliated: U.P. Board, Allahabad

Principal:     Sister  M. Salita A.C.

Manager :    Sister M. Merician A.C.