1. Fresh admission can be made in the school throughout the session.

2. Admission to children of serving Army personnel coming on transfer from out station can be made anytime during the year and they will not be denied admission, subject, however to the stipulation laid down by the CBSE in Classes IX-XII. Admission of civilian children to Army Schools should not be at the cost of Army children, the latter will never be refused admission. Strength of civilian children should not exceed 10% (inclusive of NRI children) of the overall strength in a class after admitting all Army children and also catering for their mid session admissions. However, percentage of civilian children may be increased as elaborated at Article 196 only after ensuring 100% admission of Army children with a few reserved seats for them for mid-session admissions.


Priorities for Admission

3. The priorities for admission will be as under:-

(a) Children of serving Army personnel (including DSC), children of Army Widows and children of those TA personnel who have a minimum of 10 years embodied service.

(b) Children of Army Ex-servicemen, DSC personnel retired with Pension from DSC.

(c) Children of serving Air Force and Naval personnel.

(d) Children of retired Air Force and Naval personnel.

(e) Children of ex Army personnel who left Army with less than 10 years of service and do not come under the category of ex servicemen.

(f) Children of civilians paid out of Defence Estimates, Para Military Forces including Coast Guard, MES, GREF, TA (when not embodied).

(g) Grand children of serving/retired Army personnel.

(h) Other children.

4. If there is an acute shortage of classrooms and there is difficulty in adjusting all children of serving Army personnel, SMC may further prioritise children as follows:-

(a) Army School/APS Transfer cases and private recognized schools.

(b) KV Transfer Cases.

(c) Transfer cases from local schools.

Percentages of Civilian Children

5. The strength of civilian children will normally be at the ceiling of 10% subject to availability of seats.

6. Children of Foreign Nationals/NRIs in Army Schools/APSs. Foreign/NRI children are allowed to be admitted in all Army Schools/APSs. It will, however be ensured by the School that all formalities like checking of Visa, Passport and guarantee of character and conduct by two respectable Indian citizens etc are completed before granting admission to such children and the sanction of the Chairman is taken in each case. Clarification, if required, may be obtained from HQ AWES.

Admission Procedures and Admission Test

7. Admission. Following category of children will be admitted based on Transfer Certificate (TC) from previous school, without an admission test:-

(a) Children who are coming on Pass/promoted TC from another Army Public School/KV between the period 01 Apr to 31 Jul.

(b) Children who have studied for 10 academic months in another Army Public School /KV and are seeking admission after 31 Jul.

(c) An evaluation test may be taken in respect of these children to facilitate further academic coaching and allocation of sections. However such an evaluation test will not be treated as admission test and child entitled admission will be allowed to attend classes within 48 hours of reporting to the school.

8. Admission Test - All other category of children including Army children not covered under admission category may be admitted after an admission test.

9. TC from Other Schools.TCs in respect of candidates from schools other than Army Schools/Army Public Schools/KVs will be accepted for admission provided these are endorsed by the District Education Officer of the District in which the school is located.

10. No written test will be conducted for students seeking admission in Class I.

11. Age Limit The age of admission to various classes in Army Schools, however, shall be regulated as indicated below:-

For Admission to class

The student should complete the under-mentioned years of age on 31 Mar of the year in which admission is sought


5 Years


6 Years


7 Years


8 Years


9 Years


10 Years


11 Years


12 Years


13 Years


14 Years


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