ADMISSION Admissions to different classes are done purely on merit and competitive bases. The major intake is in 7″ class. It is open to boys from all parts of the country & abroad. Candidates are evaluated through a written test in English, Mathematics, Urdu and Islamiyat, all of the appropriate standard. A merit list is compiled on the basis of the performance of the candidates, and those, who qualify the written test, are interviewed. The final selection is made keeping in view the performance of the candidates in the written test, interview and medical fitness. After the declaration of results, no queries regarding the selection procedure are entertained. The admission result cannot be questioned in any manner and challenged in any court of law.

Before the declaration of the final merit list, the senior faculty members look into the performance and merit of the candidates, and forward a report to the Principal for further action on the basis of their findings, opinion and recommendations. In any case, the final decision rests with the Principal which cannot be challenged in any Court of Law,

Merit is the only criteria for selection/ admission to APS. In case parents/ guardians approach/ pressurise/ influence the school administration (directly/indirectly) in person or by indirect means, the candidature of their son/ward stands cancelled.

At the time of admission, Parents/ Guardians of the selected candidates are asked to submit an undertaking on stamp paper duly attested by the Notary Public.

The School Calendar At the outset of every academic term, a program is chalked out highlighting the activities, events and competitions to be held. However, minor adjustments are made to meet the exigencies.


  1. Candidates taking the 7″ class test must be 11 years old and should either be studying in or should have passed the 6″ class at the time of admission. Their age should not exceed 13 years, as no age relaxation in permissible.
  2. The admission test is held in December every year at various centers i.e. Abbottabad, Bannu, Kohat, Karachi, Multan, Peshawar, and Quetta. The candidates are normally asked to appear for the test/interview at the centers of their choice. In case it is not feasible to hold the written test and interview at a particular center, the candidates of that particular center shall be asked to appear for the test and interview at another nearest center.
  3. The date for submission of forms and schedule of the tests are advertised well in time in different leading newspapers of the country.
  4. Applications for admission are required to be submitted on the prescribed form (Annexure II) contained in the school prospectus. The complete application form must be accompanied by Bank Draft for the amount indicated on the application form, payable to the Principal, Abbottabad Public School.
  5. Successful candidates in the written test are called for medical check up to be carried out by the School Medical Officer before the interview to determine the fitness and also ensure that the real age of the candidate commensurate with his physical appearance and height etc.
  6. It is required to mention here that entry test will be held for class 7th. Admission in class 8th and 1st year is subject to availability of seats
  7. Application form may also be downloaded from our website
  8. The academic session for the school section commences in the last week of April and terminates in the first week of April. For the college section, academic session is prescribed by the BISE, Abbottabad admission to both Pre-Medical and PreEngineering groups in the 11″ class will strictly be on merit against 100 seats only. The school is under no obligation to admit all the boys who pass the S.S.C examination from this institution. Discipline of a student and his parents will carry maximum weightage while determining the merit for his admission in any class.
  9. Since admission criterion is strictly adhered to merit, no other consideration is kept in view. Moreover, ill-disciplined case will not be considered for admission in 1″ year class. The behavior and dealing of the parents with School Staff and Administration will also be given utmost importance in this regard.
  10. The requirement for admission to the 1 year class is minimum 85% marks in SSC Board Examination, besides his good track record of discipline. Waitage for the admissions in class XI is as under:
a. Board Marks 40
b. Entry Test 40
c. Interview 20