Budhanilkantha School (also known as BNKS) is an English residential public school situated in Narayansthan, Kathmandu, Nepal. Budhanilkantha School is named after the Budhanilkantha (Lord Bishnu)  temple that is nearby the school.

Budhanilkantha School was established in 1972 as a joint venture project of Nepal and the United Kingdom. Since then a number of British headmasters and teachers have taught and worked in the school, making it one of the most popular English schools in Nepal. In 1992 the British management was handed over to Nepal and as of 2015, the school runs from grade 5 to 12, which includes Nepal School Leaving Certificate (SLC) and the Advanced Level (A-level) of the University of Cambridge, UK.

Budhanilkantha School is popular public boarding school in Nepal.

Nepali Name: बुढानिलकण्ठ विद्यालय

Established: 1972

Location: Narayansthan, Kathmandu

Website: http://bnks.edu.np

Established in 1972, the first batch of Budhanilkantha students took the School Leaving Certificate Examination (SLC) tests in 1980. English became the school’s official language of instruction in 1983. Whereas, in 1985, Budhanilkantha School started offering instructions of the University of Cambridge’s O and A levels.

Budhanilkatha School is primarily famous for excellent level of education offered in there, but also for its nationwide selection exams for primary level admissions. A number of influential people in Nepal are alumnus of the school. For instance, Nepal’s former king Dipendra Shah, prince Nirajan Shah also attended Budhanilkantha School.

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