Cantonment Board Jalapahar runs one Primary School located in the Civil Area of the Cantonment to cater the education requirement of the Cantonment residents especially Civil population. The Board sincerely strived to provide quality education and good academic environment to these relatively deprived children. Apart from the teaching and studies students are also engaged to various extra curricular activities like painting, music and games. The medium of education is English , Free Books and uniforms are provided to the students.The sanctioned strength of teachers are 4. Response from parents is encouraging and Performance of the Schools is satisfactory. Total strength of the students of the schools is 62.School Management Committee (S.M.C.) has also been constituted which consists of ten members (10).Regular meetings are held every month. Weekly holidays are Observed as per the list approved by the Govt. of West Bengal.
Vocational Training Centre (VTC)::
The Vocational Training Centre (VTC) run by the Cantonment Board has been envisaged to make available innovative and socially relevant vocational training that are learner-centered and are of high quality so that equity in education, sustainable social transformation and composite human development could be achieved. At present the VTC offers two courses viz. Diploma in Computer Application and Information Technology (DCA – IT) and Diploma in Makeup and Beauty (DMB). DCA – IT is a comprehensive course with special focus on different vocational applications of the Computer as well as the Information Technology. This includes besides a thorough grounding in Computer theory, Photo Editing, Desk Top Publication (DTP), Audio Editing, Video Editing and Website Designing among others. Both the courses are of six months durations. Tests are held every month and examination both theory and practical are conducted at the end of the course. Certifications including a Diploma and Mark-sheets are provided which can be verified online at this site by the employers.