Indian Army Public Schools

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Army Public Schools
Type Public
Motto Truth Is God
School board Central Board of Secondary Education
Oversight Army Welfare Education Society
Classes 1–12

Army Public Schools (APS) is a system of public schools established for imparting education to the children of the Indian armed forces personnel. With 137 schools throughout the country, it is one of the largest chain of schools in India. It is controlled by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES), which was established in 1983, has over the years established more than 135 Army public schools and 249 Army pre-primary schools across India, and also several institutions of higher education.[1]


The schools are generally managed by the army regional commands following the CBSE pattern of education. Admission is granted on a priority basis to wards of Army personnel. All Army schools have a chairman who is a senior Indian Army officer of brigadier rank and a patron who is of major general rank.[citation needed]

Some prominent Army public schools


  1. ^ About us AWES

External links

  • Army Welfare Education Society (AWES)
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