Gen BC Joshi Army Public School a premier educational institution, is located in the pristine Kumaon Hills of Uttarakhand. The school was established in 1996 as residential co-educational school to provide quality public school education to the wards of serving and retired Army personnel. The school is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education, (CBSE) New Delhi and is from Class I to Class XII.
It is a residential cum day school The infrastructure of Gen BC Joshi APS, Pithoragarh being a residential cum day school comprising of Academic, Administrative, Utility Block, four hostels for Boys and one Hostel for Girls for providing boarding facilities to students of defense, civilian wards including MEA Sponsored Nepalese Students. The school also has Students’ Mess, Ante Room, Generator Room, Indoor Sports Complex , Squash Court , Principal, & Bursar residence inside the campus & 16 x Staff Qtrs outside the school campus.
Despite having an infrastructure parallel to International School standards, achieving good results both in class X and class XII board exams and sending many students to prestigious institutions including NDA and IMA.
The school has trained, experienced, highly motivated and dedicated staff from all over the country to achieve the envisaged aims. The members of staff live on the school estate, while house masters and mistress are located adjacent to the dormitories. The aim of the school is providing quality education in an environment that ensemble the contemporary values of science and technology with our rich traditions, ideals and cultural heritage.

The mission of the school is
‘To provide enabling learning environment with empowered faculty and required Infrastructure for children to realise full potential and face challenges of life.’


The school aims at providing the best possible state-of-the-art facilities along with the right kind of learning environment which includes offering all the required facilities to make learning pleasant. The infrastructure of Gen BC Joshi Army Public School Pithoragarh being a residential cum Day School comprises Administrative Block, Higher Secondary Block, Primary Wing, Principal & Bursar residences and Staff Quarters, 4 Hostels for boys and 1 hostel for girls & Students Mess.
Main Building - Adm Block


The School has modern, spacious and smart classrooms that are designed to meet the adequate functional and environmental requirements. Embedded with modern day technologies, such interactive classrooms offer a friendly environment to the students where they clear all their concepts while having endless fun.

05 HOSTELS (04 for Boys & 01 for Girls





The school has 04 hostels for boys and 01 hostel for girls. The Hostels are full with facilities that cater the need of learners. The school is focused on personal development through extracurricular activities, clubs, sports, and more. The Boarding Students are taught to become leaders, team players, and well-rounded individuals. The school has facilities like Laundry Services, First-Aid facility, 24-hrs Ambulance Service, Internet connectivity, Access to library resources during and after study hours, Multi-cuisine Students Mess, Tuck Shop, Barber Shop and Guest House.


The school library is a central point for all kinds of reading, cultural activities, access to information, knowledge building and deep thinking, our school has a well-equipped library with 11000+ Books from fiction to specialized subject encyclopaedias, 32 Periodicals and subscribed Multiple newspapers.
Our school also has a well-equipped e-library which gives access to thousands of books of various genres.


For creating a natural play environment for the kids to provide physical, social, and mental growth, the school encourages both outdoor and indoor activities and games. The school has 6 Playgrounds: Hockey Ground, ergonomically designed Basketball court, Indoor Sports Complex, Squash Court, Soccer Ground & Playground for the tiny-tots.



Chemistry Lab

Physics Lab
The school has science laboratories that are well equipped with demonstrable working models and materials required for conducting individual as well as group experiments / projects. Through the practical sessions in the lab, children learn to reason, connect ideas and think logically. By associating theories learned in the classrooms with practical applications tested in the labs, they have a scientific understanding of the phenomena around them.


The robotics can help students increase the creativity. They can build and strengthen cognitive development such as the mathematics, the engineering, the communication skills, the strategic thinking and goal-oriented thinking. The school therefore established a Robotics lab for the students of classes III to XII where they can develop the scientific temperament and be prepared for the future. The Lab has multiple DIY Kits, 3D Printer, IOT Sensors, Drones. The lab also consists of Self Programmable Arduino Robotics kits.


The School’s English Language lab is based on the methodology of LSRW skills that are listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students here are trained in foreign languages with the help of various software and gadgets. It has the capacity to accomodate 50 students.


The school has 02 computer labs which incorporate a great many of essential and useful features. Each lab houses more than 50 computers and the computers in the lab have the recent versions of the software. Teachers also uses the labs with their students to conduct practicals or create technology-based projects. The students enhance their technological skills within the school. The benefits of being tech-savvy needs no explanation in the 21st century. Each and every individual should be aware of the functioning of the virtual world. The students as well as teachers are benefitted from the computer labs in the school.


At Gen BC Joshi Army Public School, the aim of Primary Education is to provide learners an education system which enables them to enhance their personal development, acquire skills and knowledge. A well-mapped curriculum to hone their 3 Rs- Reading, Writing and Arithmetic. It also allows the students to nurture their deep learning skills such as empathy, creative and critical thinking, self-awareness, problem solving, decision making, coping with emotions, communication and interpersonal skills.


Every child is unique and has capabilities to learn differently and also The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 envisages equitable and inclusive education for all, with special focus on children and youth. Keeping this in mind a resource room is established for inducing Inclusive Education. The resource room is well-equipped with the materials that caters the needs of these students. The school also has the Special Educator.


The school has two spacious music rooms, well equipped with the various instruments, Sound System and Projector for better learning of Music. Students have access to a wide variety of musical instruments including guitars, a piano, keyboards, a complete drum set, electronic Drum set and professional drums, including snare drums and bass drums.