Colonel Brown Cambridge School


Colonel Brown's Cambridge School,
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Coordinates30°19′18.75″N 78°3′28.99″E / 30.3218750°N 78.0580528°E / 30.3218750; 78.0580528
MottoMagna est Veritas
(Truth is Great)
FounderCol. William Brown
HeadmasterS. K. Tyagi
HousesPrincipal, Bursar & Headmaster
Color(s)Green, yellow and red
SloganEat Well, Sleep Well,

Work Hard, Play Hard and

Above All, Be a Gentleman!
NicknameCBS / CBCS / Brownians

Colonel Brown Cambridge School is an English medium residential school located in Dehradun, India. It was founded in 1926. it was the first residential school in Dehradun.

The campus is in the town of Dehradun on the foothills of Mussoorie, with 500 students and nine hostel buildings.


The academic year is in two sessions - 30 July to 30 November (first term) and 30 January to 30 May (second term).


The school is run by the "N.S. Educational Society" registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 and is recognized for the purpose of sending up students for the I.C.S.E.

Founder's Day

Founder's Day is celebrated each year on 17 March. The school celebrates Annual Day in the month of March. Arts & Crafts exhibition, march-past,P.T, yoga, drama etc. are shown on this day to the parents who arrive to pick their child for 7 day vacation.

Notable alumni

The students studying at CBS are also called Brownians and the ex students are called ex-Brownians or simply Old Boys. Colonel Brown Cambridge School has produced many prominent and notable persons which include the following:


  1. ^ Phadnis, Aditi (24 January 2014). "Vishwanath Pratap Singh: The original Aam Aadmi hero". Beyond Business. Business Standard. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  2. ^ Abidi, S. Sartaj Alam; Sharma, Satinder (2007). Services Chiefs of India. Northern Book Centre. p. 127. ISBN 9788172111625. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  3. ^ Jain, Madhu (2005). The Kapoors: The First Family of Indian Cinema. Viking (India). ISBN 978-0670058372.
  4. ^ Nerurkar, Vishwas. "His Journey". Madan Mohan: The Musical Legend. Retrieved 31 March 2014.
  5. ^ Maj Gen Raj Mehta. "A VISIONARY CAVALIER : Lt Gen Hanut Singh, PVSM, MVC". South Asia Defence & Strategic Review. Aakash Media. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2014.
  6. ^ "6th Lok Sabha Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha. Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Congress veteran, six-time Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh turns 88". Hindustan Times. 24 June 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.

External links

  • Official website
  • Old Boys Association