Embassy of India Education Offer: Army Public School (APS) Scholarship Scheme of School Level Students
Under APS Scholarship Scheme, Embassy of India provides admission to School level courses starting from Class VI to IX and XI ( boys and girls) in Army Public Schools (APS) in APS Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand), Class VI to IX (boys only) for APS Dhaula Kuan (Delhi), and class VI to IX (girls only ) for APS Noida (UP). There are 20 seats for Class VI, 5 for Class XI in Pithoragarh, One seat each from Class VI to IX (Boys only) in Dhaula Kuan and one seat each from Class VI to IX(Girls only) in Noida.
Eligibility Criteria for APS Scholarship Scheme:
(i) For class VI to IX & XI: 60% marks for Govt school and 70% for private schools. Students applying for class VI and onwards must have passed the examination before applying. Appearing students will not be considered for the next higher class.
(ii) Candidates having good proficiency in English should only apply.
(iii) Candidates should be medically fit to join APSs.
(iv) Age criteria: The students should complete the under-mentioned years of age:
Class VI: 10 years
Class VII: 11 years
Class VIII: 12 years
Class IX: 13 years
Class XI: 15 years
Selection Process for APS Scholarship Scheme:
Selection will be based on interview of the shortlisted candidates. Selected candidates will be notified over phone by Education Wing of the Embassy. Candidates are requested not to contact Embassy for this.
When & How to Apply: Scheme is tentatively opens in January/February every year. In this regard, a Notice is advertised in local newspapers and is uploaded on Embassy of India’s website (www.indianembassy.org.np) nearer the time of opening of this scheme. Eligible interested candidates are requested to go through the instructions and submit the application before the last date as mentioned in the Notice. Please remain in touch with the Embassy’s website for exact date of opening of the scheme.