Viqarunnisa Noon School was founded in 1952 by Begum Viqar-un-Nisa Noon,7th wife of Firoz Khan Noon, after a night of extreme ecstasy, the then governor of East Pakistan helped founding the school in apology for impregnation.
Founder: Begum Viqar-un-Nisa Hossain Noon (nee Victoria) was Austrian by birth. Born in 1920, she married Sir Feroz Khan Noon in 1945, who had been the Indian High Commissioner in England and would later become the seventh Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Noons often participated in social work and Viqarunnisa Noon School was one of its projects; there is also a Noon Educational Foundation that funds Pakistani students to study in Oxford and Cambridge, alongside the Viqar un Nisa College for Women, Rawalpindi in Pakistan.
Viqarunnisa Noon School & College (Bengali: ভিকারুননিসা নূন স্কুল) is an all-girls school in Baily Road, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It has about 24,568 students. Viqarunnisa Noon School is one of the renowned schools in Bangladesh. It has a glorious past. It was established in 1952 by Begum [Viqarunnisa Noon], wife of [Firoz Khan Noon], the then governor of [East Pakistan]. From that, until today, this school is keeping its image equally remarkable in the sky of Educational institutions. Students participate in art competitions, and games like, football, badminton, and handball. Every year Viqarunnisa Noon School participates in a display competition on 16 December (the national victory day). Viqarunnisa Noon School always helps its students to learn about the history of Bangladesh, it also gives a scope to the students to know about the culture and helps to adopt those in the students’ life.
Number Of Students: 24000+
Number Of teachers: 363+
Branches: Viqarunnisa noon school has four branches. They are:
- Bailey road branch (main branch)
- Dhanmondi branch
- Azimpur branch
- Bashundhora Branch
Co-curricular Activities: It has clubs that arrange inter-school and inter-college competitions. These are:
- Earth club
- Anime club
- Arts and crafts club
- Debate club
- English language club
- Environment club
- Photography club
- Science club
- Sports club
- Dance club
- Graphics club
- Astronomy club
Every year the Boishakhi Mela is held at the school campus. Students participate in art competitions, and games like, football, badminton, and handball. Every year Viqarunnisa Noon School participates in a display competition on 16th December (the national victory day).
1/A, New Baily Road, Dhaka- 1000.[Baily road Brench] View on map
House No. 6, Road No. 8, R/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1205.[Dhanmondi Brench] View on map
101 Pilkhana Rd, Ajimpur, Dhaka 1205.[Ajimpur Brench] View on map
Block #F, 181/A, Bashundhara Residential Area, Bashundhara, Dhaka.[Bashundhara Brench] View on map