The Army Public School is run by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES). The Army Public Schools were established with an objective to offer affordable quality education to the wards of Army Officers and other army staff. Due to the transferrable nature of the job of the Army officials, the education of their wards was often compromised. Thus, the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) was formed in 1983 as a statutory body to administer the Army Public Schools.
As the Army Public Schools are famous for their high standards of education and all-around development of their students, The school is also popular among the civilians and their wards. Teaching aspirants look forward to the recruitment of PGT, TGT and PRT posts in the School. However, they often enquire if the Army Public School is a Government School or Private School?
The Army Public School is a Private Unaided school. In other words, it is neither a government nor a semi-government institute. Thus, the teacher aspirants will be appointed in the schools on the basis of merit and experience. No relaxations are provided to the reserved category candidates. The candidates will have to apply for the Army Public School Screening Test or entrance examination.
On the basis of the marks obtained in the scorecard, the candidates can further apply to the Local Army Public Schools whenever they advertise their vacancies. They have to go through an interview, evaluation of teaching skills and computer proficiency.
Recently, the AWES has announced 8700 vacancies in various Army Public Schools across India. The candidates across the country who meet the minimum eligibility criteria for the posts of PGT/TGT/PRT can apply until 28th January 2022. The candidates who will be appointed as PGT teachers will have to serve probation of a minimum of 1 year (which can be extended).
However, the candidates who have qualified for their CTET/TET will be appointed for the TGT and PRT posts on a contractual basis. Though Army Public School is a Private Unaided School, it follows the salary structure of the 7th pay commission. However, the perks and allowances are determined by the local Army Public School Authorities on the basis of the merit and experience of the candidates and the financial health of the school.