Assam Rifles Public School, Shillong
Shillong

Established

1980

Type

Day-cum-boarding School

Board

Overview

Assam Rifles PublicSchool (ARPS), sited amidst the pictureque backdrop of Laitkor valley in Shillong, was promoted in 1980. It was inaugurated by the then governor of the North Eastern States, L.P. Singh. Assam Rifles Public Schoolis a premier boarding school for boys, with a few girls as day scholars. The school aims at “providing quality education to deserving children of JCOs, officers and personnel of Assam Rifles”, and its imposing infrastructure facilitates the same.

Affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, ARPS offers education from class IV to class XII and offers Science, Humanities and Commerce streams at the higher secondary level. The school is managed by the Assam Rifles Public School Society, a registered autonomous body under Society Act, 1960.

Campus

ARPS campus sprawls over 200 acres amidst the picturesque backdrop of Laitkor valley of Shillong, and abounds with myriad opportunities and facilities.

Extensive playgrounds host various outdoor games such as volleyball, cricket, basketball, football, marathon etc. The school also offers a golf course, a vegetable farm, a bakery along with an infirmary, a stationary and a shopping center inside the premises. Other activities at ARPS include horse riding, art and craft, clay modeling, carpentry, music and dramatics.

Academics

ARPS campus sprawls over 200 acres amidst the picturesque backdrop of Laitkor valley of Shillong, and abounds with myriad opportunities and facilities.

Extensive playgrounds host various outdoor games such as volleyball, cricket, basketball, football, marathon etc. The school also offers a golf course, a vegetable farm, a bakery along with an infirmary, a stationary and a shopping center inside the premises. Other activities at ARPS include horse riding, art and craft, clay modeling, carpentry, music and dramatics.

Head of Institute

S.K. Banerjee

General Information

Library
Yes
Transportation
Yes
Student Mix
Both
No of Students
300
Campus Size
200 acres
Labs
Yes
Internet Wi-Fi
Yes
Sports
Cricket, Gym, Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, Swimming, Football

Admission

Admissions are offered in classes IV and V on the basis of an entrance test in English, Hindi and Mathematics followed by an interview. The entrance test is conducted in the month of October every year. Vacancies in higher classes (except X and XII) are also filled up similarly. The prospective applicants must be registered before appearing for an entrance test to any class.

Rs. 2000 is charged as non-refundable registration fee. 60 percent of the hostel seats are reserved for the children of Assam Rifles personnel, late Assam Rifles personnel and ex-servicemen, while 40 percent seats are open for civilians.

Fees:

While education for the children of Assam Rifles personnel is highly subsidized, reasonable scholarships are offered to the meritorious tribal children of the North Eastern Council.

Fee information is available at the school office.

Achievement

The school aims at “providing quality education to deserving children of JCOs, officers and personnel of Assam Rifles”, and its imposing infrastructure facilitates the same.

Accomodation

The school hosts separate dormitories for different houses, called the Manipur house, Nagaland house, Arunachal House andMizoramhouse. Every house hastwo dormitories, junior and senior.

Updates


Education World Survey

Total Score: 1036

Information

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Address : Laitkor

Email :

Contact : 3852427222

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