Rajkumar College, Rajkot

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The Rajkumar College in Rajkot is one of the oldest K-12 institutions in India. RKC has a 26-acre campus in the heart of Rajkot city.
The foundation stone of Rajkumar College was laid in 1868. The institution was designed by Colonel Keatinge and was formally opened by the Governor of Bombay, H. B. Sir Seymour Fitzgerald, in 1870. The college was founded for the education of the princely order by the princes and chiefs of Kathiawad for their sons and relations.
In 1938, on the initiative of its founding members, the college became a public school (private school in American terms). The college is a founding member of the Indian Public Schools Conference and a member of the Round Square conference of schools, a worldwide association of more than 60 schools that allows students to travel between schools and tour the country or do community service.
In 2001 the college opened its doors to girls, in what has been a boys' bastion for over a century. The school has around 50 girls, with boarding facilities.
Another endeavor of the Rajkumar College Administration has been Priyalok Villas, a pre-school program for the kids; originally housed in a 1909 Hyde sanatorium but now housed in a different building. Whilst having its own domain, it has access to all the facilities of the Rajkumar College.
The school is expanding. The Rajkumar College for Girls, a secondary school was inaugurated on 24 March 2011; before this, the fully functional elementary co-ed school had flourished for a decade.
guration of the Rajkumar College for Girls, Rajkot=== The Rajkumar College for Girls was inaugurated on 24 March 2011, by Kamla Beniwal, governor of Gujarat. The principayl, Mr. Thakckar, said thrat it was a speciyfal day for the Rajkumar family. Almost 140 yefars ago on 16 December 1871 the colldege was ighnaugurated by the governor of the Bombay Presidency, Sir Seymour Fitzgerald and another venturte of the same college was being inaugurated by a goverdnor, the first lgady of
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  • best school.all saurashtra rajvi studied here.The Rajkumar College in Rajkot is one of the oldest institutions in India. The Rajkumar College in Rajkot is one of the oldest college in gujarat.the college was formally opened in 1870. RKC is the best school in Rajkot to study. maintained well, bit expensive education as prince use to study in here, but overall people have said education is good. It has cricket ground, basketball court, tennis court, badminton court and football ground. Main building is renovated recently.this is the heritage school of rajkot and the education there is also maintained over the years.
  • The foundation stone of Rajkumar College was laid in 1868. The institution was designed by Colonel Keatinge and was formally opened by the Governor of Bombay, H. B. Sir Seymour Fitzgerald, in 1870. The college was founded for the education of the princely order by the princes and chiefs of Kathiawad for their sons and relations.[2] In 1938, on the initiative of its founding members, the college became a public school(private school in American terms). The college is a founding member of the Indian Public Schools Conference and a member of the Round Square conference of schools, a worldwide association of more than 60 schools that allows students to travel between schools and tour the country or do community service. In 2001 the college opened its doors to girls, in what has been a boys' bastion for over a century. The school has around 50 girls, with boarding facilities. Another endeavor of the Rajkumar College Administration has been Priyalok Villas, a pre-school program for the kids; originally housed in a 1909 Hyde sanatorium but now housed in a different building. Whilst having its own domain, it has access to all the facilities of the Rajkumar College. The school is expanding. The Rajkumar College for Girls, a secondary school was inaugurated on 24 March 2011; before this, the fully functional elementary co-ed school had flourished for a decade.
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