Pakistan International Public School and College

Pakistan International Public School & College (Urdu:پاکستان انٹرنیشنل پبلک سکول اینڈ کالج), usually abbreviated to its acronym PIPS is a private residential school situated in Abbottabad city of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan with branches in cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab.[1] The parent institute in Abbottabad has two separate campuses, Boys Campus known as Senior PIPS is situated on a hill at Jhangi Khoja near Mandian while Girls Campus usually referred to as Junior PIPS is situated at PMA Link Road in Jinnahabad and collectively they are known as PIPS Abbottabad.[2]

Pakistan International Public School & College
پاکستان انٹرنیشنل پبلک سکول اینڈ کالج
Abbottabad, Mansehra, Swabi, Mirpur, Gujranwala and Gujrat

Other namePIPS
MottoUnity, Faith, Discipline; Excelsior
FounderBrig. (R) Ijaz Akbar (Late)
DirectorFarrukh Ijaz & Dr. Manzar Ijaz
Number of students7000+
CampusesCustom-Built Campuses



The school was founded in 1983 by Brig. (r) Ijaz Akbar (late) who until then had served as the principal of the boys section of Army Burn Hall College, also in Abbottabad. PIPS was established by the Pakistan Education Association, a government registered body of the North West Frontier Province(NWFP), now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.[3][4] The school has been running successfully for 40+ years with delivery of top results in board examinations.



The college and its branches were managed by Brig. (r) Ijaz Akbar (late) as Managing Director who also served as principal of Junior PIPS until his death after which his sons (Farrukh Ijaz & Dr. Manzar Ijaz) took the charge as managing directors of PIPS . A retired brigadier of Pakistan Army serves as principal of Senior PIPS.[2]

  • "Abbottabad board announces Inter exam results". DAWN.COM. 2003-08-24. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  • "Abbottabad BISE announces HSSC results". 2011-07-25. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  • Newspaper, the (2013-06-14). "NEWS IN BRIEF". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  • "Academic excellence: Girls outclass boys in SSC examinations". The Express Tribune. 2014-06-17. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  • Correspondent, The Newspaper's (2016-06-17). "76.54pc pass Abbottabad board SSC exams". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2020-08-10.[5] Other than curricular activities, college also regularly participates in and co-curricular activities[6] and won positions in national and international competitions.[7]
  • "30th All Pakistan Bilingual competition held". Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  • Correspondent, The Newspaper's (2018-09-13). "Punjab University wins declamation contest". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  • Correspondent, A. (2019-10-24). "Shogran hotels sealed for not paying taxes". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2020-08-10. The college has also remained sports champion of BISE, Abbottabad over the years winning various sports competitions annually organized by Abbottabad Board.[8]



The college has a total of 8+ branches in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.[3] The most notable branch among them is PIPS Gujranwala situated in Gujranwala, Punjab[9] while others in Gujrat and Mirpur. Another branch has also recently been started in Mansehra.[4] The college claims to be one of the largest private boarding schools in Pakistan and ranked among top schools in the country.[10]

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