16 Interesting Facts About Mayo College Girls’ School, Ajmer

5:00 pm 29 Jul, 2015

Rajasthan is the diversified desert of India. It has all from inspired poets and imaginative writers to exuberant artists. And Mayo College Girls School is in Rajasthan.

1. In the year 1987 the construction work started after the traditional bhoomi pujan.


2. It was fully established on 1st August, 1988.


3. It is the ‘sister school’ of Mayo College.


4. Mayo College Girls’ School was the result of the resolution between General Council and Board of Directors.


5. The college is spread on a 46-acre field.


6. The playing ground and farmland was earlier the Polo Ground.


7. This girls’ school is ranked the second best boarding school in the country.


8. The motto of the school is “Let there be light”.


9. In the year 2012, Mrs Pratibha Patil, the former President attended the annual prize giving ceremony in the school.


10. The lowest grade level is 4th and the highest grade level is 12th.


11. Cricket has reached this prestigious girls’ college; they have represented Rajasthan and played for the Ranjhi Trophy.


12. The house system in the school is named after the princesses of Rajasthan: Sanyogita, Padmini, Meera, Karunawati and Charumati.


13. The alumnis are referred as MAYOITES.


14. Some famous mayoites are Chhavi Rajawat (Sarpanch, Soda Village), Apurvi Chandela (Gold Medalist, Commonwealth Games 2014) and Sagarika Ghatge (best known as Preeti Sabarwal of Chak De India)


15. They also have students exchange programme with UK and Australia.


16. The girls of the college have adopted a village ‘Danta’ and they have created an organization ‘Hateli’ to help women to learn and sell handicrafts.



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