Para-Motor Gliding Show

A Para-Motor Gliding team of 5 members in our school's football ground with permission of the Distt. Administration to take their flight to Lohaghat, today afternoon i.e. on 22 Oct 2021(AN). One of the pilot members of the team was Mr. Manish Makholia, an ex-student of Gen BC Joshi Army Public School, Pithoragarh.

Pilot Mr Manish Makholia explained about this adventurous sport to our hostel students and briefed them on career options in this filed. The boarding students of our school enjoyed the flight show performed for them by the visiting team and felt motivated to do something less-ordinary in life.

The show took place in presence of Col BC Sati, OIC Schools, Mr Vinod K. Bhama, Principal, and Capt.(IN) AS Mathur (Retd) along with the hostel wardens and all the students of hostels. The OIC and the Principal thanked the visiting team for their great motivation to our students.


Orientation Programme on NDA / TES and Career in Armed Forces

An Orientation Programme on NDA / TES and Career in Armed Forces for the students of classes XI and XII was conducted in School Conference Room on 19th October 2021 by Mr Kunwar Pratap Singh, CBSE Certified Career Counsellor and Director, Geogrians Academy for Professionals, New Delhi.

The session commenced with welcoming the guest speaker by our Hon’ble Principal Mr Vinod K. Bhama. Mr Pratap briefed the students on the Exam Pattern for NDA, and emphasised to make Maths subject as their friend. He also shared the importance of qualifying the written exam and explained the strategies to cover the syllabus on time, systematically.

Mr. Pratap explained what SSB is, and the real ingredients required to clear it. First and foremost thing he conveyed is to believe in yourself. He asked the students to keep their words, thought and action synchronized to make their personality better and impressive. Another important thing he mentioned was to polish their English Communication Skills, esp. the Public Speaking Ability and observation power in their day to day life. Honesty and truthfulness would definitely lead the students to greater heights of success in their life. The Session was really informative and apt for all NDA aspirants that gave them a clear cut vision to achieve their goal in life.

The programme was concluded by a Question-Answer Session with the students, which was very interactive and beneficial for all. All the doubts of students were cleared appropriately. At last our Hon,ble Principal thanked him for the wonderful session, and the OIC Schools Col BC Sati appreciated Mr Pratap for giving his valuable time and sharing his vast experience with our students.

On request of the Principal, Mr Pratap assured to extend all help and material needed for preparing our students for NDA. The school is going to organise an on-line capsule programme to prepare students for the upcoming NDA exam in Nov 2021.



Our school celebrated its 26th Founder’s Day at the Indoor Stadium of the school on 16 October, 2021. Brig. Saurabh Shinde, Hon’ble Chairman, General BC Joshi Army Public School, Pithoragarh, honoured the occasion by being the Chief Guest. Col BC Sati, OIC Schools and SO to the Chairman, and Mrs Kamala Nikhurpa, Principal, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pithoragarh, graced the event by being the Guests of Honour. Keeping in mind the maintaining of COVID protocol, the no. of audience was restricted and only the Hostel Students, Awardees Students , Teachers and Staff attended the function.

The programme started upon the arrival of the Chief Guest at 1530h. The proceedings began with welcoming the Chief Guest by presenting a bouquet and the Welcome Song. This was followed by presentation of ‘Maa Saraswati Vandana’ through a dance performance by our Primary Teachers. After this, the Principal, Mr Vinod K. Bhama presented the School Annual Report highlighting the achievements of the school in the session 2020-21. Then it was the time to watch a skit performance titled ‘Sapno Ki Udaan’ presented by the our teaching staff.

The Chief Guest honoured the meritorious students and the staff members by giving away Medallion and Certificates for their excellent performance in various fields. The Chief Guest delivered his inspiring speech and urged the students and the staff to do their best and bring laurels to the school, their family and the country. Followed by the Chief Guest’s speech was a melodious moment of singing the AWES song.

Finally, the Hon’ble OIC Schools and SO to the Chairman, Col BC Sati gave a Vote of Thanks to all, and the function came to its valediction with the singing of the National Anthem, at 1700h.

Sweets and refreshment were served to all those present and the day ended on a happy note.


Vinod K. Bhama Takes Over as New Principal of Gen B C Joshi APS, Pithoragarh

Mr. Vinod K. Bhama joined as the new Principal, General B C Joshi Army Public School, Pithoragarh, wef 01 Oct, 2021. The OIC Schools and SO to the Chairman Col B C Sati, Bursar Capt (IN) Atul Swaroop Mathur (Retd) and Members of the Staff welcomed the new Principal. The OIC Schools and the Bursar apprised the new Principal of the on-going activities and works in the school. A department-wise briefing through Power Point Presentation was given to Mr. Bhama, Principal, by all the HODs, which included the on-going activities, progress and challenges in the respective deptts. Subsequently, Mr. Bhama also shared his vision with the staff during his Interaction Session on Oct 01, 2021. He also emphasized on creating a team sprit among the staff to take the school to greater heights. Mr. Vinod K. Bhama, has about 26 years of experience in Teaching as well Administration in School and also the Defence forces. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Sainik School, Kunjpura.


NDA and TES Orientation Program

Today on date 13 Oct 2021 NDA and TES Orientation Program was conducted by Ms Kiran Samant under the guidance of OIC School Col BC Sathi and Principal Vinod K. Bhama for class XII Students. In this program How to join Indian Army via NDA and TES was given. Ms Kiran with the help of wonderful PPT discussed about QRs, Pathway, different Phases and important dates were elaborated to clear all the doubts of Student in respect of upcoming NDA examination i.e 14th Nov. Adding to this Honorable OIC School Col BC Sathi shared his experience among the Students giving deep insight why should students join an Army. He briefed about how Indian Army is so great and give extremely good, reputed carrier option. He also told students one should not be afraid of rejections, failures because what failure can teach that cannot be thought successes cannot and hence one should keep trying and one day one opportunity will make you successful and change entire scenario. The session was very appreciated by all the students and HODs. Few glymps are as follows:


The Great Transformation is Welcoming You.

Gen BC Joshi is now geared up to welcome its students back in the hostels and for this the hostels have undergone complete painting and renovation. These two pictures are merely an example to demonstrate the transformation. We are not only uplifting infrastructure but also going to redefine the school's system. We welcome you in the pious land to study, learn and witness the goodness.


Meditation Program for Teachers

Meditation is the journey inwards, a journey of self-discovery or, in fact, re-discovery. Meditation is time taken for quiet reflection and silence, away from the hustle and bustle of daily living. Taking time out enables us to come back to a centred place of being. In our modern world, the pace of life is growing ever faster and we are losing touch with our true inner peace and power. When we no longer feel grounded, we can experience ourselves pushed and pulled in many different directions. It is at this point that we start to experience stress and a feeling of being trapped. Gradually, over time, this feeling leads to illness and disease, as our mental, emotional and physical health is thrown out of balance.

For this, a spiritual program was conducted on 09th Oct 2021. School's OIC welcomed the dignified and spiritually rich team from Brahma Kumaris followed with offering of bouquet by Mr. Lalit Mohan Tiwari ( HOD Commerce). Then Sister Manju addressed the House and told the importance of inner peace. She gave wonderful examples of how to be calm and happy in all kind of situations. Raja Yoga was also an intend part of it. At the end, Dr. Naresh Kapri (HOD Social Science) and Mrs. Anita Pandey gave their word of thanks on behalf of whole staff members.


Teachers' Day Celebration 3rd September, 2021

A Mediocre Teacher tells, the Good Teacher explains, the Superior Teacher demonstrates; and the Great Teacher inspires.

Happy Teachers' Day to all. Gen BC Joshi APS celebrated the Teachers' Day with great pomp and show on 3rd September 2021. The Teachers’ Day celebration was pre-scheduled as a result of upcoming holidays falling on Saturday, 4th September and Sunday, 5th September, respectively. The day was observed to express gratitude and appreciation for all the Teachers of Gen. B.C. Joshi, APS Pithoragarh. OIC Gen. B.C. Joshi, APS Pithoragarh, Col BC Sati was the Chief Guest along with Mr. R S Saun, Offg. Principal, Ms. Sanita Chauhan, Head Mistress , Ms. Sarita Kharkwal , Principal Prep School and Bursar Captain Atul Mathur. The program commenced by seeking the blessings of Almighty by lighting of Diya followed by prayer for teachers to shower His abundant blessings on Teachers. Band of melodious Teachers of the school sang solo, group and Duet songs which was icing on the cake by adding more flavors to the celebration. Inspiring and motivating speech on the life of Dr. Radhakrishanan was given by Ms. Anita Pandey Mam followed by poem recitation by headmistress of the school. Teachers were feliciated by certificates and titles. At last OIC col BC Sati congratulated the teacher for wonderful show . Vote of thanks was presented by the Off Principal to thank all the teachers for their hard work and dedication. A delicious lunch was arranged by school management.


Glimpses of 75th Independence Day Celebration 2021

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Gen. BC Joshi School organised two days e-fest on 29th May 2020 and 30th May 2020. Various Activities were conducted under his supervision to make it a successful event. Click to view more..


Inter School Art and Music Workshop "Swartoolika"

A Magnificient Inter school Music and Art Workshop "Swartoolika" conducted on 15-16th Nov by Gen BC Joshi APS to e nhance and exhibit the talent of dexterous art and music students. Students of Gen BC Joshi APS APS, Pithoragarh along with students of 16 other schools participated in Surtoolika. The inaugration of "Suartoolika" was done by respected cheif Guest Prof. Ramesh Chandra Pande (Head of Department Physics Gov. Post Graduate Collage Pithorgarh) by the lightning of Diya. The special guest for the event were Dr. Permanand Chaube (Retired Professor Hindi) and Dr. Ashok Pant (Retired Principal SDS Pithoragrh). The Guest Artist of this event were Mr. Sanjay Kumar Arya (HOD of Visual Ards SST Campus Almora), eminint Sitar Player Mr. Bhaskar Dutt Kapri, Piono & Guitar Player Mr. Chandrashekar Pant and Tabla Player Mr. Aman Mahajan who provided their guidance to interested students form different shcools who participated in the workshop.

During the inaugration event the Principal of Gen BC Joshi APS, introduced all the guest teachers to the participant student and teacher of different school. On this occassion chief guest Prof. RC Pandey expressed his sentiments that music and art act as a link between life and sprituality.

On 16th honourable Chairman MR. Sanjeev Kumar Mandal Chairman of Gen BC Joshi APS inougarated the event by lighting Diya. MR. Sanjiv Kumar Mandal felicitated the guest teachers Artist by presenting momento also awared the winners of painting competition.


Special Assembly on Water Conservation by Eco Club

Special Assembly (skit) on water conservation, to sensitize about the hard situation, which may cauese if we will not use water judicialy.


Craft Making Competition

E-fest was organised by the Principal sir on 29th and 30th May 2020 to enhance the creativity of the students. I was the incharge of craft making with waste material event. 108 students participated in this event. 27 were the winners.


Fancy Dress Comptt

Fancy dress comptt was organised on 29 May. Approximately 75 students participated with full zeal and enthusiasm. There were III Categories. Category I _VI TO VIII CategoryII_IX & X Category_ XI & XII


Logo Making Competition

If we talk about the monotonous life of a student, the online life revolves around lectures and hectic online schedules which are totally unfamiliar for them.In such a case, events that are organized by the Principal along with the teaching staff brought enjoyment and entertainment to students during this lockdown period.

The Student Logo Making Competition was a platform to showcase their creativity and imagination in drawing; which brought out the hidden talents of shy and introvert students. It was conducted on 30th May,2020 from 9:00a.m. to 10:00 a.m. having about 70 participants in total.The competition was worthy enough to understand the potential of Goshians.


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E-Fest Card Making Competition

This event was held on 29 May 2020. The topic of the event was Participant's choice. There were three categories in this event Cat.1- class 6-7, Cat.2-class 8-10 and Cat.3- class 11-12. In all the categories 156 students participated. Students sent their card to incharge through WhatsApp . Panel of judge selected 3 -3 best cards from each class then finalized winner from each category. Total 27 winner declared in this competition. 10 winners from category 1, 12 winners from category 2 and 5 winners from category 3. The result of competition is attached.

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E-Fest Stand up Comdey Competition

IC- Ganesh Joshi

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E-Fest Collage Making Competition

Gen. BC Joshi School organised two days e-fest on 29th May 2020 and 30th May 2020 General Guidance was issued by Principal Mr Manish Panwar. Various Activities were conducted under his supervision to make it a successful event. Event* - *Collage Making*

Incharge-Rekha Kapri

Total 60 students participated. Students were categorized in three groups.


  • For class VI to VIII : (Choose any one)
    1. Rainy Day
    2. Life on the Farm
  • For Class IX & X: Mother Earth : Effects of Global warming
  • For Class XI & XII: COVID 19

Collage is an art of cutting and pasting papers, fabrics and other media onto paper or canvas. To enrich student’s experience in pictorial composition through the handling of new materials, we planned a collage making activity . Children’s divergent thinking was challenged when they were presented with an array of flat material. They had to decide what to use and how best to use the material to express themselves. We witnessed the usage of various skills in the collages made by our kids. Children enjoyed the activity a lot because it was a completely new concept for them.

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E-Fest Singing Competition

In singing competition more than 65 students participated. It was done in three categories.(junior and senior and RAP). In junior category class 6th to 8th and in senior category class 9th to 12 th students participated.This is the result of singing competition

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Extempore Speech Competition

Extemporaneous speeches, also known as "extemps" are impromptu speeches not memorized or read from prepared materials. As an event in e-fest, we incorporated extempore speech competition to find out the gem speakers of our school.It was conducted on 30th May from 8:00a.m. to 9:00a.m. And with no doubt we can claim that it helped us to identify the students who have the inborn ability to speak with passion, appear and sound lively ; while showcasing his/her expertise knowledge on the topic.

-Ganesh Joshi (IC Extempore)

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E-Fest Painting Competition

In painting competition 123 students participated, it was done in three categories, drop 1- which was for class 6-7 Group 2- which was for 8-9-10 And group 3- class 11-12

All topics was based on lockdown period which students are facing was very expressive method for all competitors.

The results was based on their compositions, clarity and perspectives..

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