Rules & Regulations
Who we are?
School is an English Medium School for boys founded in
1867 and named after Vincent de
, a 17th century saint
well known for his love for the poor and the downtrodden.
The School, which is recognised by the
Government of Maharashtra and prepares pupils for the Secondary
School Certificate Examination (Std. X) and for the Higher
Secondary Certificate examination (Std. XII), is owned by the
Poona Catholic educational Association (Pvt.) Ltd. and managed
by the Poona Jesuit School's Society
, which belong to the Christian Religious Minority group and therefore enjoy the rights and privileges
guaranteed by Article 30 (I) of the constitution of India.
The Society of Jesus, to which the Jesuit Fathers and Brothers belong, is a Christian Religious Order founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola in 1540. Active in the
field of education throughout the world since its origin, the Society conducts in nearly 100 high schools and over a dozen
colleges in which thousands of young people, belonging to every social class, community and linguistic group, are being educated
through the medium of both English and the regional languages.
Jesuit education is inspired by a vision of
man drawn from the life and teachings of Jesus Christ and
based on the principles of character formation elaborated
by Ignatius of Loyola. The Jesuits engaged in educational
work throughout the world for the last 400 years, reaffirm
conviction that the formation of youth through their educational
institutions continues to be one of the foremost services
they can render to their people.
They believe that an essential need of their country is for
a community of persons with deep faith, sound knowledge, intellectual
and emotional maturity and more integrity, persons able and
willing to render generous service to their fellowmen & women
in building up a truly human society. It is therefore to the
formation of such a community of persons that they commit
their educational institutions. The education they would impart
includes both physical and intellectual development as well
as acquisition of useful skills in all of which they aim at
Being at the service of the whole country, St. Vincent's accepts
boys from every caste, creed and community and strives to
educate them in the high ideals of humanism and unselfish
service of their fellowmen and women. hence the purpose of
this school is not only to impart instruction but also to
educate the whole boy.
- to help the students to become
mature, spiritually oriented men of character, free from
egoism and self seeking and from all attempts to exploit
one's fellowmen and women;
- to encourage them continually to
strive after excellence in every field, without however
neglecting the welfare and need of their fellowmen and
- to value and judiciously use their
- to be clear and firm on principles
and courageous in action;
- to become agents of needed social change in the country.
Co-curricular and extracurricular activities activities receive
due attention. The school has a great Sports Programme.