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MISSION STATEMENT
Our primary duty is to inculcate positive virtues like courage, vitality, sensitiveness and creativity in children so that they grow into visionary leaders of upright character.
Education in its real sense implies acquisition of knowledge, developing powers of reasoning and character building there by, transforming one into an enlightened human being. Nuclear age of today demands education to transcend from its traditional role to fuse the modern day student with scientific temperament, while retaining our core values to prepare him for the task of nation building which is the crying need of the hour.
We at APS Beas endeavour to build upright citizens who aspire for a higher and a better life, guest for knowledge, perfection and spread of universal brotherhood.
INTRODUCTION
The true essence of a school lies, not in its infrastructure of four walls but its overall purpose of imparting quality education which includes the art of shaping individual’s personality through physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual development. The school, therefore, devotes itself assiduously to grooming of students in such a way that they excel in all walks of life, make a mark in every field of human activity and become proud citizens of the twenty first century not only infused with qualities of character, but also a capability to withstand the onslaught of modern day degeneration of values. The true riches of this institution lie in producing gentle Beasians who are truthful and represent the school motto ‘Truth is God’. The hallmark of finished products of this institution is an upright character, confidence, analytical mind and concern for fellow beings.
BACKGROUND
Army Public School Beas is the brain child of late Gen BC Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, the then Chief of the Army Staff. The foundation stone was laid on 06 NOV 93 by Gen BC Joshi. Finally, on 10 July 95, the school was inaugurated by Lt Gen HB Kala , PVSM , AVSM , SC the then GOC 11 Corps and exactly after a year in July 1996 an adhoc hostel was made functional.
Army Public School Beas is residential co-educational English Medium School Affiliated to CBSE with classes from V to XII and functions under the aegis of Army Welfare Education Society (AWES).The school offers Science, Commerce and Humanities streams. Primarily started for the children of serving and retired army personnel, the school has a fair sprinkling of civilian. Children from J&K sponsored under Operation Sadbhavana are also studying in the school.
Army Public School Beas has an aesthetic layout with modern and latest educational technologies to help the students attain their optimum academic potential and imbibe moral, social and ethical values, an ideal mix of tradition with modernity.
LOCATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
The school is located on National Highway No.1 about 8 km from Beas towards Jalandhar. Sprawled on the 14 acres lush green grounds in a tranquil ambience the school is housed in modern sophisticated buildings.
The school has spacious and airy classrooms furnished with comfortable furniture and magnetic enamel chalkboards, fully equipped science laboratories, well stocked Library, Art and Craft room, Mathematics Lab, Geography lab and Computer Labs with internet facility and the state of art language lab. The school has excellent infrastructure by way of multipurpose auditorium, stadium, gymnasium, basketball courts, swimming pool, Equestrian Club and a number of play fields which provide opportunities to all to excel in sports and co-curricular activities.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
To provide quality education at affordable cost by the use of modern and progressive educational techniques to achieve excellence in studies and all round development of students to make them good citizens of our country.
The school prepares the children for All India Secondary School Examination (Class X) and All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Class XII) conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi.
The aim is to produce disciplined children who are punctual, gentle, truthful and sincere to themselves, their colleagues and the country.
ADMISSION POLICY
Admission to various classes starts at the beginning of the academic session in March/April every year. Admission tests are held in Feb and Apr followed by an interview.

Age Limits:

The student should complete the under mentioned year of age on 31 Mar of the year in which admission is sought as given against each class :-
Class V : 9 years
Class VI : 10 years
Class VII : 11 years
Class VIII : 12 years
Class IX : 13 years
Class X : 14 years
Class XI : 15 years
Class XII : 16 years

Entrance Tests for Classes V to X :

For admission to class V & VI the candidate has to appear for a test in English, Hindi, Mathematics, and General Awareness. Apart from above mentioned subjects, candidates seeking admission to class VII-X will be tested in the subject of Science and Social Science also. The syllabus for the same would be of the class deemed to have been cleared by the applicant (CBSE Syllabus)

Admission to XIth Class:

Minimum percentage for different streams for admission to class XI are given below:-
Stream Minimum cut off percentage
SC      Maths      Sci/Maths      Eng
Science With & Without Maths B2 (61-70)      B2(61-70)       B2 (61-70)      C2 (41-50)
Commerce With & Without Maths -      B2(61-70)      -      C2 (41-50)
Humanities No Restriction
The candidate must have obtained the grade shown above in overall assessment (FA & SAs) conducted throughout the year. Only original grades obtained by the candidate will be considered i.e. upgraded grades (grades with **) will not be considered. Meeting the eligibility criteria given above on account of minimum percentages/grades does not, however, guarantee admission. Admission will depend on relative merit & availability of seats. The candidates opting for Science/Commerce Stream may have to appear for the Aptitude Test, if required.
ACADEMICS
The school is affiliated to the CBSE, Delhi. The course of studies offered and pursued at the school is as prescribed by the CBSE for the 10+2 system. The school offers Science (PCB & PCM), Commerce and Humanities streams.
The school curriculum up to class VIII is based on the recommendations of NCERT. It consists of the given subjects : English, Hindi, Mathematics, Science, Social Science and Sanskrit/ Punjabi for classes IX to XII curriculum is prescribed by CBSE & NCERT books are followed in each subject, where applicable.
SCIENCE PARK & HERBAL GARDEN
Students are regularly taken to the Science Park to develop their scientific attitude and to help them understand the practical application of the scientific laws and principles. Students also visit to the Herbal Garden with an endeavour to reveal the hidden treasures of our culture and help students understand the importance of nature and realize the importance of Ayurveda in today’s times.
LANGUAGE LAB
With the view to hone the language skills of the students and improve their proficiency in various languages they are given regular practice in the Language Lab in various skills i.e. Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.
TECHONOLOGY AIDED LEARNING (TAL)
Technology Aided Learning (TAL) are a regular feature of the school curriculum. Digital Classrooms V-SAT digital Content for all classes & subjects are being used by teachers which makes teaching learning more effective and long lasting
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION AND PROMOTION

Class VI to X:

Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation is being carried out for all classes from VI to X as per the guidelines issued by the CBSE from time to time. Evaluation of Academic subjects will be carried out in Six assessments distributed over two terms. Each term will have weightage of 50% comprising of two Formative Assessments of 10% each and a Summative Assessment of 30% weightage. Co-scholastic activities, attitudes & values and health & physical education will also be evaluated once a year. Promotion will be based on the day-to-day work of the students throughout the year and also on the performance in the terminal examination.

Class XI :

The academic year is divided into two terms. In order to develop in the students the habit of regular studies, the two terms include two rounds of Unit Tests & projects in addition to the Half Yearly & Annual Examinations. The performance is weighted as follow :-
(a) Unit tests :20%
(b) Half–Yearly Exams :20%
(c) Annual Exams :50%

Pass Percentage:

(a) Classes up to VIII. As per RTE Bill, no child will be detained upto Class VIII.
(b) Classes IX & XI. It is for a candidate to obtain not less than D grade in a subject to successfully complete the course. A candidates obtaining E1 or E2 in subject(s) has to reappear in SA-2 in the said subject (s) and has to score minimum D grade.
(c) Class XI. A candidate should obtain not less than 35% marks in each subjects and an aggregate of 40% for promotion. A student failing in one or two subjects by not more than 5 marks will be eligible to take supplementary examination in the failed subject(s).
(d) For promotion to Class XII, it is mandatory to pass both in theory and practical exams, separately in class XI.
(e) Please note :-(i) Minimum of 75% of the attendance is necessary from the beginning of the academic year till the end of February to be eligible for appearing in the Annual Exam and subsequent promotion to the next class.
(ii) Pupils are required to appear in all the exams including class test/term and summative test/unit tests as scheduled. Students absent for an examination for any reason whatsoever, will not be re-examined. In case of absence due to illness Medical Certificate will be required. Absence for any other reason will not be condoned.
(iii) If a student misses the annual exam/summative assessments -2 due to illness, the child will appear in the supplementary/re-assessment examination otherwise the child is decide to have failed in the annual examination/summative assessment.
AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
Every year in the month of July, students excelling in academics and co-curricular activities are awarded merit certificates during the annual prize distribution.
Scholarships are awarded to student’s of board classes who excels in the Examination.
CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Tours and Treks. Twice in a year arrangements are made for students to participate in various camps organized at scenic places . Apart from this educational trips and picnics are also organized regularly for students. Details of these trips are finalized and arrangements are made on receipt of confirmation from parents in advance. These educational tours are made to make the students aware of our rich heritage and rapid transformation
Inter House Activities and Inter School Competitions. The school has an activity schedule for the whole year. These are conducted on Wednesday / Saturdays, under the supervision of teachers. These activities aims to develop physical, literary and artistic skills of the students. The school also participates in inter-school and inter-zonal competitions which help the students to develop aesthetic appreciation and self confidence.
NATIONAL CADET CORPS (NCC)
NCC is an indispensable part of the school curriculum for inculcating in the students values like discipline, resourcefulness, citizenship and patriotism. Proper training is provided to the cadets by the Army Personnel. The cadets are also taken for camps. Various competitions are also organized in order to help them to become well rounded personalities.
GAMES AND SPORTS
(a) Regular games and physical training are compulsory for all students. The Eklavya Stadium is aesthetically laid out with six lane 400 meter track.
(b) There are four volleyball courts, two badminton courts, one tennis court, four basketball cemented courts, one football field, one hockey field, a cricket pitch and a gymnasium. The school also provides facilities for yoga, swimming and Equestrians Club (Horse Riding Club). To bring out sportsmanship and competitiveness, our teams participate in inter school, zonal, regional and national level competitions. Opportunities are given to the children to develop an all round personality and become proficient in games and sports.
HOUSE SYSTEM
All the students of the School are divided into four Houses which are named after four Eminent Personallities of India i.e. Kautily, Kasturba, Kalpana & Kalam Each House is looked after by a House Master & Mistress and a team of tutors. This concept of Houses provides opportunities for better orgnisation and healthy competitions.
HOSTEL
The School Hostel is situated in the residential area. The complete Hostel is divided into five different Hostels for Boys and Girls Hostel. There are around 75 students in each House. A Housemaster looks after the basic administration of his respective House.
Each House has 2-seater, 4-seater and 8-seater rooms. Each student in his/her respective dorm is provided with a bed, an almirah, a study table and a chair. Generator power Backup is provided for Lights, fans and cold drinking water as and when required.
Dorm-attendants look after the general cleanliness and laundry facilities of the boarders. Services of barber and cobbler are provided in the hostel on regular basis.
APS Beas Tapping Unconventional Sources of Energy : Taking a step towards ‘ Going Green’, ‘Solar Geysers’ have been installed in the hostels so as to make the students comfortable and to save an energy.
MESS
Two well laid out dining halls with efficient mess staff, supervised by the Mess Supervisor, caters to the meals of the boarders. The state of the art kitchen is well equipped with modern gadgets including a baking unit. Meals are prepared keeping in mind hygiene and balanced nutritious diet to meet the requirement of children of all age groups. Both vegetarian and non vegetarian food is provided to the boarders as per their choice. Teachers on duty also have their meals in the dining hall along with the boarders to inculcate mess etiquettes.
A Multi - facility, Ultra – modern Kitchen : A State of the art fully automatic ‘Chapatti Making Machine’ has been installed in the Mess Kitchen so as to maintain high standards of hygiene.
SUPERVISED STUDY
There is a system of supervised study for duration of two hours in the afternoon/evening with a view to lay foundation for self study.
The teaching staff is engaged to supervise these students during the afternoon/evening preps which are conducted five times a week. Special remedial classes are organized for weak students in the afternoons/zero periods.
Apart from this, to provide additional coaching to board classes, summer and winter study camps are organized in consultation with students. Experts in their fields are also co-opted on required basis.
MEDICAL FACILITIES
The school has an MI room within the campus where medical aid is provided. A Resident Nursing Assistant attends to sick report and urgent cases are referred to Maharaj Sawan Singh Charitable Hospital, Beas. All students are subjected to a thorough medical checkup once a year. Backup medical support is also provided by MH Jalandhar.
BREAK AND VACATIONS
In addition to normal gazetted holidays, the school observes the following vacations breaks :-
(a) Summer vacation - May-June 50 days
(b) Autumn Break - Oct-Nov 10 days
(c) Winter Break - Dec –Jan 10 days
The school remains closed only for faculty members and students. The office functions as usual and administrative staff observe only gazetted holidays.
SCHOOL MAGAZINE
Our school magazine ‘The Beasian’ is published annually and is a useful record of school activities conducted throughout the academic session. The compilation is done by the Students Editorial Board under the guidance of Staff Advisory Board.
The school also publishes a monthly newsletter ‘The Beasian Times’.
SCHOOL RULES

Leave:

(a) Students are not encouraged to make any request for leave of absence during the term. Even for medical visits, students should make suitable arrangement so as not to disturb the school routine.
(b) The name of the students will be deleted from the school record if they are absent for six consecutive days, without prior permission.
(c) In case of a marriage or any other family function, boarders should take permission otherwise absent is marked.

Payment of fee :-

(a) The name of the pupil shall be struck off if fee is not paid for three consecutive months on first day of the fourth month.
(b) In case of late fees, a fine of Rs 100/- is charged for delay of each month.
(c) In case re-admission is considered the defaulters will pay all dues, including admission fees.

Transfer Certificate

(a) Parents should apply for TC on the prescribed form available at the school.
(b) TC is generally issued within 3 days on receipt of application form from parents.

Parents Responsibility

(a) Kindly ensure that your child attends school neatly, both in person and uniform. List of uniform/articles required is given in Appendix A.
(b) You are requested to regularly check the child’s performance in academic and curriculum activities.
(c) Children are not suppose to get valuable to the School. The school accepts no responsibility whatsoever for loss of valuables brought to school.
(d) Please don’t give electronic items (Mobile, MP3 player, etc) to your ward. If found with children, these will be confiscated and will not be returned.
(e) Parents are not allowed to go to the class rooms for any reasons. They shall contact the Principal in case of any urgency.
(f) Parents are requested to ensure that their ward utilizes vacation period for studies and completing the home work.
(g) Parents are requested to send their wards back to school on due date after each vacation/break failing which the pupil would be fined Rs 100/- per day of absence.
(h) Parents are requested to read the Student’s Diary regularly.

Visiting/Calling Hours:-

(a) Regular Parent-Teacher meeting is organized on every Second-Friday. Parents can also visit their wards on Second Saturday of the month form 1300 hrs to 1700 hrs. They can also interact with the teachers and housemasters.
(b) Parents can call up their wards on weekdays from 2045 hrs to 2200 hrs and on Sundays & holidays from 1000 hrs to 1300,1400 to 1700 hrs and from 2045 hrs to 2200 hrs.

(c) Office Hours:-

(i) Summer : 1200 to 1330 hrs
(ii) Winter : 1230 to 1400 hrs
(d) Parents are requested to co-operate with school in maintaining discipline and following the norms of the school.

INCENTIVE

Only children getting above B1 Grade (70% marks) are allowed to go on a weekend once in a month.

DISCIPLINE

The aim of Army Public School Beas is to produce disciplined pupils. The school reserves the right to expel any student on grounds of lack of progress in studies, immoral activity or contempt of authority.
The school will inform the parents regarding inappropriate behaviour of the ward with suggestion for parental action and support.

FEE STRUCTURE

(a) Tuition & Hostel fee is payable quarterly i.e. in Apr, Jul, Oct & Jan.
(b) The school accepts fee through bank draft payable at HDFC Bank Beas Code No HDFC0001823. Facility of extension counter of HDFC Bank Beas is also available in the school for cash deposit from 1sr day to 15th day of every quarter.
(c) Existing fees structure effective from 01 Apr 15 is attached in Appendix ‘B’.

INSTURANCE COVER

All the students are covered under group insurance scheme National Insurance Company Ltd is providing insurance cover to the students as per the following policy:-
(a) Accidental Death -2.5 Lacs
(b) Continued Education Benefit (CEB) -2.5 Lacs
(c) Permanent Total Disability (PTD) (Loss of both eyes and/or both limbs) -5.0 Lacs
(d) Permanent total Disability (PTD) (Loss of one eye or a limb) -2.5 Lacs
(e) Medical expenses of student -Up to 50,000/-
The amount of premium will be Rs 120/- per year from 01 Aug to 31 Jul next year as per the HQ AWES policy the amount of premium is subject to change.
UNIFORM

SUMMER UNIFORM

1. Girls:

(a) Skirt :Divided Grey terrycot, box pleated, side seam inner pockets (Knee length)
(b) Shirt :White terrycot, half sleeved shirt with or without pockets on the left but without any flap and with school monogram
(c) Socks :White cotton or nylon socks
(d) Shoes :Black leather Bata Ballerina
(e) Tie and belt :School tie and belt
(f) Red ribbons/rubber band/hair band

Boys :

(a) Trousers :Grey terrycot trousers with pleats for class VIII to XII. Grey terrycot shorts for other classes, approximately 3.5” above upper edge of the knee
(b) Shirt :White terrycot half sleeved shirts with one upper pocket on the left, without flap and with the school monogram
(c) Shoes :Black leather oxford shoes with black laces and black soles
(d) Tie and belt :School tie and belt
(e) Head gear :Patka for Sikh children (a) Black (b)White

WINTER UNIFORM

Girls:

(a) Skirt :Divided Grey worsted, box pleated, side inner pockets (knee length)
(b) Shirt :Full sleeved terrycot white shirt with school monogram
(c) Jersey :Navy Blue V neck jersey with school monogram without any design
(d) Blazer :Navy blue school blazer
(e) Shoes :Black leather shoes with black laces and black soles
(e) Socks :Grey woolen socks
(e) Tie & belt :School tie and belt

Boys :

(a) Trousers :Grey worsted trousers with pleats
(b) Shirt :White terrycot full sleeved shirt with one upper pocket on the left side without flap with school monogra
(c) Jersey :Navy Blue V neck jersey with school monogram without any design
(d) Blazer :Navy blue school blazer single breasted
(e) Shoes :Black leather shoes with black laces and black soles
(f) Socks :Grey woolen socks
(g) Tie and belt :School tie and belt
(h) Head gear :Grey patka for Sikh Students
Note: Parents are requested to ensure that the boys (except for Sikh boys) do not keep long hair. The girl students are advised not to wear any coloured hair pins except black ones. No make-up of any kind should be applied by the girls. They are advised not to wear any type of jewellery whatsoever, except very small studs or very small ear rings. It will be appreciated if mothers make sure that the girls above 12 years make use of black bloomers.
All school uniforms will be available in the school. Parents are advised to buy school uniforms from OUR SHOPPE to maintain uniformity.

SCHOOL FORMS

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