Pakistan Scouts Cadet College Batrasi
The Pakistan Scouts Cadet College Batrasi (PSCC) is a boarding institution located in the serene hills of Mansehra at a distance of 16 km from Mansehra city on the road to Kaghan which is a hill station in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The college was established in 1996, and is the first institution in the world being run by a scout organization.
The college was started as a residential institution in 1996. The buildings initially being used by the college were actually constructed by the Pakistan Scouts Association in coordination with the Government of Pakistan for Bosnian refugees being displaced in the Bosnian War. However, due to certain circumstances the refugees never came. The buildings were then allotted by the Scouts Association to build an institute of academic excellence.
Pakistan Scouts Cadet College Batrasi is one of the eminent educational institutions of our country. Established in 1996, it is relatively younger than its sister institutions of repute in the country. Within a short span of time, the institution has achieved a status of distinction and is on road to further development and progress. Students from across the country and abroad come to study at the college. It is our endeavour to provide the best environments conducive for both physical and mental development of the students.
A serene and peaceful environment close to nature is an added advantage that we have. We provide quality education through which we aim to exploit the potentials and inculcate in the character of the students; integrity, honesty, hard work and discipline. Through these traits, character building of the students is to be achieved. We have been successful to a great extend in achieving these objectives of the College. We have produced outstanding academic results and excelled in co-curricular activities. Our students have managed to get into outstanding professional institutions. Along with the academic activities the developmental projects in the College are also underway in different areas. As the College is passing through a rapid development in these fields, a wide network of activities has been witnessed over the years. A number of activities and events are being unfolded at the every passing moment.
Pakistan Scouts Cadet College is one of the finest premier residential educational institution with a comprehensive infrastructure and rich professional potential. It was established with a singular aim to prepare the young Batrasians for future roles through Quality Academic and Co-Academic Environment. All employees of the college are directed to focus their energies and time to usher in a highly conducive working environment for the achievement of subject aim. Achievement of academic excellence and pursuit at the college.
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The college is from 7th grade to intermediate levels. It also provides A levels and O levels classes. Each class has 30-40 students, divided into 3 sections. There are well established science laboratories with an audiovisual laboratory as well. There is a state of the art library for reference purposes.
The administration is run by the Principal who has a vice-principal working under him. The academics are handled by a chief instructor, and the examinations are controlled by a controller of examinations.
There are 7 hostels called houses. Their names are:
Mehran House is the senior most house located along the main gate (Gate No 1). The house master of Mehran House of 2012 was Mr Arif Aziz Khattak and house prefect was Scout Cadet Ishrat Hussian.
Each hostel can accommodate about 60 cadets. The houses are run by House Masters who live within the hostels.
The college has a big ground for sports activities, and sports activities including cricket, football, hockey, volleyball, basketball, badminton, are carried out. There is an annual sports gala held each for the champions trophy which is competed for by all houses.
There are also:
- Arts and Dramatics Club
- Debating Club
- Scouting Club
- Science Club
- Photography Club
Ever since its first appearance in the Board Of Secondary And Intermediate Examinations in 1999 the college has regularly been taking positions with a strong presence in top 20 positions each year both in Matric and Intermediate.
The college remains active in scouting activities with a strong participation in world Jamborees regularly and other worldwide functions as well.
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