Awards and Honours

Carmel Convent School ranked Number 2 in India and Number 1 in the region among the Girls Day School in the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2019-20.

For the past ten years, EducationWorld has been publishing the annual EducationWorld India School Rankings with C fore — the well-known Delhi-based market research and opinion polls agency. The rating is done for over 1,000 of India’s most high-profile schools on 14 parameters — academic reputation, faculty competence, leadership quality, sports education, etc and Carmel Convent ranks highest in competence of faculty.

Carmel Convent School Chandigarh was declared overall sports champions for the session 2018-19, by the Chandigarh Sports Department. The students were felicitated by His Excellency the Governor of Punjab Mr. V.P Badnore at a function held in Tagore Theatre.

Carmel Team wins big at the Chandigarh State 27th National Children’s Science Congress held by the Environment Society of India at the CSIO Auditorium. 

A team comprising Vanya Singh and Tanisha, both from Class IX-C, represented Carmel Convent School at the Chandigarh State 27th National Children’s Science Congress held at the CSIO Auditorium on November 25, 2019, by the Environment Society of India. They won First Prize for their project titled QR CODES FOR PLANTS. They were guided on this by Ms. Atula who was also awarded the Fieldman Green Award for significant contribution towards the preservation of the environment on Chandigarh. They will now represent Chandigarh at the National level at Trivandrum from December 27-31, 2019.

Carmel Wins the Overall First Prize at the 47th State Level Mathematics, Science, and Environmental Exhibition

The Second Round of the 47th State Level Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition was organized by the State Council of Educational Research and Training from November 26-30, 2019. Five teams from Carmel Convent School participated in the same and won the overall prize in the senior category along with a cash award of Rs 5100.

Performing Arts Winners

Saira Sekhon, XII-D, of Carmel Convent School, won the silver medal at the State Dancesport Championship (India ) in the mixed age couples category and represented Punjab at the National Dancesport Championship (India ) which is recognised by the Olympics, where she won a Bronze medal for Punjab in the same category. Saikriti Chauhan, X-B, won the Bronze Medal at the State Dancesport Championship (India ) in the Youth Couples category and represented Punjab at the national level where she won a silver medal. Saira and Saikriti would also be soon competing internationally

Sahira Jain, Class X, of Carmel Convent School , Sector 9 B, Chandigarh won a Gold Medal in the 11th National Dance Sport Championship 2019 held in Ludhiana on the December 29, 2019.

Spell Bee Champions from Carmel Convent

Preesha Kaur Katial, IX-A; Sulakshana Deb, VIII-A; Anya Swami, VII-C; and Sia Gupta, VII-C, were awarded trophies at the Wiz National Mega Final Spell Bee, at a glittering ceremony held on December 29, 2019, at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The final round of the competition was held from December 28-29, 2019.

Hridayaa Sharma Declared Brain Bee Champion

Hridayaa Sharma, XI-A from Carmel Convent School was declared the Brain Bee Champion in the 13th Regional Brain Bee, organized by PGIMER and the Department of Neurology, PGIMER, in association with Indian Brain Bee, International Brain Bee and the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) at the Advanced Eye Center auditorium, PGIMER on January 27, 2020.

She will now participate in the National Brain Bee to be held on April 25-26, 2020 at NIMHANS, Bengaluru. The National winner will represent India at International Brain Bee to be held likely in September this year.

Gorishaa Soni, XI-A, also participated in the event.

Suhani and Ananya Win HT Scholarships

Suhani Sanghi, V-A, and
Ananya Sharma, VI-C, were awarded a Scholarship of Rs 25,000 and a trophy each, by the Hindustan Times Scholarships Programme 2019. They were felicitated at the Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration on January 30, 2020.
Many eminent speakers motivated the children during the ceremony, and shared their life experiences with the students.

Diya Gupta Chosen Leader of the Children’s Parliament

On 18th February, 2020, The Don Bosco Navjeevan society organised the inaugural function for the Children’s Parliament Press Club. The formation of the Press Club is a wonderful initiative taken up under the CFCI (Child Friendly City Initiative) in order to provide a platform for the students to voice their opinions. Students from various Parliaments from all over the city came together and interacted with the esteemed media persons. Diya Gupta, class IX C, represented Carmel Convent School as the leader of the Children’s Parliament.
Firstly, a brief introduction was given regarding the various measures and initiatives taken up under the CFCI with the help of a wonderful presentation. The main motive behind the Children’s Parliament was shared after which an inspiring video was presented, motivating the children to believe that they can bring a change in this world.
Next, the importance of media and its vital role in spreading awareness was discussed. Providing children with a platform as powerful as media coverage, both traditionally and socially, was the main motive behind the formation of the press club. Keeping this in mind, the Press Club for the children’s parliament was inaugurated, the children themselves being the ones to draw the curtain.
After the inauguration, the students got a chance to interact with the media persons and share with them their experience of being a part of the above-mentioned initiative. All in all, it was a wonderful and informative experience.

Ms Preety Awarded National Teaching Award for Educational Innovation


Ms Preety Jolly, from Carmel Convent School, was among 24 teachers from Chandigarh who were awarded with the ‘National Teacher Award’ for ‘Zero Investment Innovative Ideas’. This award was presented under the Zero Investment Innovations for Educational Initiatives (ZIIEI) programme, an initiative of Aurobindo Society.
Ms Jolly was felicitated by Minister of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal, and by Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India Shri Prakash Javadkar. The program was attended by Minister of Rural Development, Govt. of India, Shri Narendar Singh Tomar; Minister of State for HRD, Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre; and Minister of State (Finance), Govt. of India, Shri. Anurag Thakur, who addressed the teachers in different sessions.
The most effective best practices chosen every year are published in a Teacher’s handbook ‘Navachar Pushtika’.

Avika Bhatia, Class V, secures Rank 1 in the OGO National Level Examination 2019-2020.

Avika Bhatia, Class V, secured Rank 1 in the OGO National Level Examination 2019-2020. The National Level Topper is selected on the basis of highest percentage and percentile, and shortest test completion time in each subject and class across the nation.

In all 33 students of Carmel Convent School have secured meritorious rank in the same examination.