Jyoti Niketan School, Azamgarh, a minority institution, was established in 1971 and is administered by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Varanasi, a registered charitable society. It is under the religious jurisdiction of Bishop of the Diocese of Varanasi. Sisters of Queen of the Apostles are actively involved in its administration.
The school aims at the education of the catholic community around and extends its services to the members of the other communities to the extent possible. The school stands for academic excellence, development of skills and character formation based on the love of God and the service of mankind as modeled in Jesus Christ, with a view to training citizens remarkable for all-round development and sincere commitment to God and country.
The School is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi (UP 015); with “No objection” Certificate from the U.P. Government. It prepares students for the I.C.S.E. (10 year course) and I.S.C. (12 year course). English is the medium of instruction, communication and examination in this institution. Curriculum and Text-books are mostly the same as prescribed by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi. The curriculum includes : Moral Science, English, Hindi, History, Civics, Geography, Sanskrit, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Commerce, Computer Science, Social Studies, Computer Applications, Commercial Applications, Economics, Accountancy, Physical Education and SUPW. Hindi is taught from L.K.G. onwards.
The objective of this institution is education of the whole person. Hence right from the begining it gears at an integral formation of character (intellectual, moral, spiritual, physical and social) of the young who in turn will build up our nation in justice and truth respecting the dignity of each individual person. The school motto ‘Service in Love’ precisely aims at this.
For the attainment of this goal the institution expects parents and teachers to share this objective and to co-operate in making it a reality.
Spiritual and Moral Values
To be firm in their faith in God and to have love for personal prayer.
To have a sense of right values.
To have strong personal convictions.
To have the ability to make personal decisions.
To have respect for parents and those in authority.
To be kind and sympathetic towards others.
To be devoted to duty.
To be appreciative of our national heritage and culture.
To have developed logical reasoning and critical judgement with regard to mass media.
Social Values Students should be :
Aware of the needs of the society in which they live.
Able to adopt themselves to the changing circumstances.
Convinced of the dignity of labour.
Able to work with others.
Courteous towards others, radiating joy and friendliness.
Motivated by a healthy spirit of co-operation.
Intellectual Formation Students should be :
Able to choose a career which will be of service to the community.
Ready to strive for excellence in all they do.
Aware of their talents and skills and develop them to the full.
Able to gain confidence in themselves through participation in public speaking and cultural and co-curricular activities.
Ready and willing to share their knowledge with others.
Keenly desirous of learning.
Ambitious to acquire positions of influence in order to be of service to others.
Trained in leadership so that they can bring about a desired social change in family, society and nation. Co-curricular activities of a varied nature are provided in order to promote a harmonious development of both mind and body.