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Army Public Schools & Colleges System

Army Public Schools & Colleges System (or APSACS) is an educational institution with branches located in the five provinces of Pakistan. There are a total of 168 branches in the whole country.[1] They are sub-divided into 11 regions.[2]

Army Public Schools & Colleges System
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School typeArmy School; Semi-private, preparatory
Motto"I shall rise and shine !"
School boardFBISE, CIE and Edexcel.
Years offered3-4 to 18-19
GenderMixed with separate sections for males and females in most schools.
Number of students200,000 plus
Average class size30
Education systemSSC, HSSC and GCE
Classes offeredO and AS/A level, Matriculation, Intermediate
Medium of languageEnglish
LanguageEnglish medium
ScheduleAbout 6 hours (7.20 am to 1.50 pm) in Summer and (7.50 am to 2.20 pm) in Winter
Houses     Faith

Notable PersonalitiesEdit

  • Late Mr Majood Khan
    • Served as a first Principal of Army Public School Murree in 1991.
  • Azra Yasmin
  • Master trainer, research scholar and award holder, who has served over 25 years as principal and regional coordinater. presently is heading cherat APS.she fought bravely against the odds against the terrorist attack on APS Peshawar.[3][4]
  • M. Sajid Mansoor
    Teacher Trainer, Research scholar and Prime Minister Award Holder, served as Principal in Army Public College PMA Kakul Abbottabad from 2007-2009 and then as Principal in Army Public College Chinar Campus Murree from 2009-2012. He earned outstanding repute and won the award of the Best Principal 4 times.
  • Saeed Rashid PP
  • The writer, teacher and historian was the Principal of Army Public School Jhelum and Mangla Cantt from 1990 to 1994.
  • Tahira Qazi
  • Principal of APS&C for Boys Peshawar from 2006-2014, and associated with APSACS since 1994, she was martyred along with 140+ others by the Taliban while rescuing her school children, in the Peshawar School Attack, 2014 on 16 December.[5][6]
  • Umera Ahmad
  • Former Teacher at Army Public College, Sialkot's Cambridge wing, known for her several critically acclaimed works, including Pir-e-Kamil, Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishan, Shehr-e-Zaat, Zindagi Gulzar Hai.
  • Ashfaq Ahmad, who served as Principal in APS Hangu, Akora Khattak and Shinkiari from 2005 to 2014.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "APSACS Locations across Pakistan". Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  2. ^ "APSACS Organization". Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Education policies need upgradation to meet current challenges: Rabbani". 14 September 2014. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  4. ^ (13 January 2015). "Unfazed, survivors return to APS | The Express Tribune". Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  5. ^ (4 March 2015). "'APS principal refused to leave school until the last child was rescued'". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  6. ^ Warner, Frank. "L. Macungie woman loses sister on Pakistan's 'darkest day'". Retrieved 27 June 2019.

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