Gyensophodrang Tour Program

Students of Classes VII and VIII visited Gyensophodrang at Tshostasa, Punakha on November 3, 2017 for their Study Tour.

Gyensophodrang isan old age home for retired monks. Study Tour is an important component of academic programme in Ugyen Academy,

especially tailored to provide opportunity for our junior students to directly interact, explore, experience and learn from beyond the four walls

of their classrooms.  Besides academic objectives, this study tour was designed to involve our students in understanding the emotional needs

of old age members in a family, role of grandchildren in understanding the problems of grandparents and in understanding why must they

spend time with their grandparents during vacations, instead of finding solace in the company of electronic gadgets, social media and

antisocial activities. Students also took part in a cleanup of the Gyensophodrang’s surrounding.

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Teachers Exchange Program 2017

A group of teachers from the above mentioned school visited Ugyen Academy in Punakha on 11thNovember as a part of Teachers’ Exchange Program. They were on a four days exchange program. They were from varied teaching backgrounds such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Hindi and Physical Education. During their four day stay, they had extensive interaction with the students of Classes IX and XI.

They were very happy and overwhelmed at the decent and sincere behavior of the students. They commented that the students were very simple and humble and intelligent too. They also interacted with the teachers sharing about their education system, problems and challenges.

On the last day, they were awarded with the “Be Your Best” badges as a token of appreciation and gratitude for having come all the way from Kanpur, India, to have exchange program. Before leaving, they invited Ugyen Academy teachers to visit their school as a part of Teachers’ Exchange Program.

Seth Anandram Jaipuria School is a co-educational school in Kanpur, India, founded in 1974. It follows the Anglo-Indian system of education. It has been ranked the Best School in the city by Education World Survey 2016.

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UA Staff winner of open tournament

Ugyen Academy Staff the Winner of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal open tournament in Punakha 2017.

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Taekwondo Championship

The 8th Punakha Dzongkhag Open Taekwondo Championship ended successfully on 8th October, 2017. The ocassion was graced by the honorable Chief Guest

Dasho Karma Tshering , SSP, Dasho Karma Drukpa, Dzongda, Dasho Pema Nidup, Drangpon, Dasho Chador Namgay, OC and the sector heads of Dzongkhag

Administration, Punakha. 

The DTA, Punakha thank all the supporters, participants, escorts, masters and officials who came all the way from Paro, Thimphu and Wanguephodrang.

The Association remain grateful to BTF for fund and other supports.

Here in Ugyen Academy, our participant brought home 12 Gold medals, 10 Silver medals and 7 Bronze medals from different Category of their body weight.

Congratulation and appreciations were given to the entire participant and to Coaching Master.

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Kanjur oral transmission at Kuensel Phodrang

Ugyen Academy family attended the Kanjur oral transmission at Kuensel Phodrang in Thimphu on Sunday 8th October, 2017. We pray that the kanjur lung benefits every sentient being on earth.

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UGYEN ACADEMY 2nd runners up with the cash of Nu. 200,000/-

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Annual Subject Exhibition

The Annual Subject Exhibition was held on 7th October for the academic year of 2017. Classes XII and X were involved in the exhibition centralised on the theme 'Small is Beautiful'. Subject exhibition is an important academic activity, emphasising more on the goals of 'Learning by doing'. It is a part and parcel of school's culture which provides an avenue for students to exhibit their academic innovation and talents. The annual event brought in an unxpected pool of students intereacting, comprehending, interrogating and analysing on the respective subjects. What astonished the expectators was the integrity shown by students, the inquisitive nature that was never anticipated and the role played by students as tutors for eachother. With unbeatable level of creativity and innovation displayed on Saturday, the subject exhibiton stretched two days straight and concluded on Monday. We congratulate all the students and teachers for the successful running of the exhibition and look forward to the same level of energy and enthusiasm.

Ugyen Academy, BE YOUR BEST.

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Disaster management mock drills conducted in UA

Mock Drill was conducted jointly by teachers and students on 21st September, 2017 to observe the National Disaster Day.

Earthquake Mock Drill was conducted to sensitize on how to keep oneself safe from disaster:

Main Focus on Earthquake Drill was to:

1.    Practice Duck, Cover and Hold.

2.    Evacuate classroom in less than one minute without pushing and falling.

3.    Evacuate school in less than four minutes using different exit.

4.    Look out for friends.

5.    Stay away from weak areas or structures.

6.    Help those who need assistance.


The drill was conducted successfully with the assistance of Mr. Kumar Pradhan (the focal person) and other teachers.

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Department of Adult and Higher Education Ministry

Higher Education
UG Scholarship Opportunities

Department of Adult and Higher Education

Ministry of Education - 2017

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School Principals of Mongar Dzongkhag Visits UA

Educational Exchange Program for the Principals of Mongar Dzongkhag in Ugyen Academy. The visit was basically

aimed at sharing and learning good practices between schools in Mongar Dzongkhag and the selected schools

around the Kingdom. Acccordingly, at UA we had a very fruitfull and meaningful sharing of ideas as to how all

of us collectively can make our educational practices and programmes more meaningful and sustainable.

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