Army Public School Ballygunge
- 57/1, Circular Rd, Ballygunj Military Camp, Ballygunge
- Kolkata, West Bengal
Army School, Kolkata, is one of 124 such schools in the country. It started functioning in kolkata in April 1994 with 7 teachers and 173 students under the aegis of Army Welfare Education Society (AWES), New Delhi. From this modest beginning, the school has grown from strength to strength over the years and today the school is reckoned as one of the biggest Army Schools of the country. In April 2002, the school was upgraded to Army Public School Kolkata, and became the first and the only Army School in the Eastern theatre to be accorded the "Public School" status.
The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education and has classes from I to XII. The first batch of class XII appeared for the board examination in March 2001.Our vision is to provide quality education and opportunities to the children of Defence Service Personnel at an affordable cost, without any rank or gender bias. The school offers three streams in the Higher Secondary Section viz Science, Commerce and Humanities. Besides Art and Craft, Library, Games, Music and Co-curricular activities form an integral part of the curriculum.
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Army Public School caters primarily to the education of the children of Army personnel. The children of the serving Army personnel, coming on transfer to Kolkata will not be denied admission, subject to the stipulation laid down by the C.B.S.E. in classes XI to XII. Students coming from other Army School with a valid academic record card and Transfer Certificate will not have to appear for Admission Test. All other students will have to appear for an Admission Test. To be eligible for admission to class I, the child must completed 5 years on 01 April of the year in which admission is sought.
Address: 57/1, Circular Rd, Ballygunj Military Camp, Ballygunge
Kolkata, West Bengal