A school that encourages you to trek on the rugged mountain slopes during the monsoon. Allows you to punch bags to express anger. A class room that opens out in the garden of flowers. A place bursting with smiling, happy faces of children. A hub of world-knowledge and Indian tradition – Yes ! one can go on and on and still not completely describe a fully residential Birla Public School, Pilani. Situated in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan the school enjoys, today, an unrivalled and unparalleled status of a Fine Institution of the country. Birla Public School holds a rich history of more than six decades which was started by legendary and unpretentious paradigm of contemporary age Shri G.D. Birla in 1944. Every year from the grandeur of pink dawn to flaming orange sunset the School celebrates Founders Day and Montessori Day on 31st of August . It opens its extravaganza with a big bang when it hosts all IPSC Schools across the country and organizes All India English Debate and other activities.
Shishu Mandir, which was later rechristened as Vidya Niketan (Popularly known as Birla Public School) was established by the Birla Educational Trust in 1944 under the guidance of Dr. Maria Montessori, the world renowned practitioner in child education. The unique constructed design of the junior section campus of the school holds testimony to the great visionary, Madam Maria Montessori&rsquo:s understanding of the specific needs of the growing children and her sense of aestheticism. The Institution remained a day school till 1948. In 1952, the school was made a purely residential institution.
The Birla Public School now commonly known as Vidya Niketan is an all boys boarding school located in Pilani, Rajasthan
The school follows CBSE curriculum. The medium of instruction is English. Sanskrit is taught from class VI onwards &: French is taught from Classes VI to VIII.
The school has a quaint sprawling campus of 100 acres. Birla Public school has the unique feature of a great campus infrastructure as it has: Well designed 16 boarding hostels with a capacity to accommodate more than 1100 students, 3 dining halls and ultra modern classrooms and two spacious auditoriums.