Pakistan International Public School and College

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Pakistan International Public School & College(Urdu:پاکستان انٹرنیشنل پبلک سکول اینڈ کالج), usually abbreviated to "PIPS", is a private school situated in Abbottabad city of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

Pakistan International Public School & College
Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,
Type Private
Motto Unity, Faith, Discipline; Excelsior
Established 1983
Founder Brig. (R) Ijaz Akbar
Principal Brig. (R) Ihsan Khattak
Number of students 1000
Nickname PIPS


The school was founded in 1983 by Brig. (Rtd) Ijaz Akbar and Muhammad Arshad Adil, Brig. (R) until then had served as the principal of the boys section at Army Burn Hall School, also in Abbottabad.


The Boys' College is situated on a small hill near the Mandian area of Abbottabad; and Girls' College and the Junior School are located inside Jinnahabad.


The college has a few other branches in Pakistan, and notable among them are located cities of Abbottabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Haripur, Sargodha, Sheikhupura Islamabad. The college claims to be one of the largest private boarding schools in Pakistan.[citation needed] Pakistan International Public Schools and Colleges at Abbottabad are basically residential (English Medium) Educational Institutions. The association made a humble beginning at Abbottabad in 1983, when it started admissions in classes Prep to VI only, and by 1989, it went up to F.Sc and Senior Cambridge (SC). Now it comprises four institutions, two high schools and two colleges with F.Sc & SC Stream. The Girls College has F.A also. Subsequently, its sister association opened a branch of the school in Gujranwala, with similar education facilities and it grew to become a college 2001. The Boys College section was later bifurcated and shifted to its new premises on the by-pass road at Gujranwala. The same Association introduced yet another branch with classes Nursery to Matric at Gujrat in 1992. This branch has grown up into two independently running high schools, for Boys & Girls, in their newly constructed impressive buildings. In the year 2000, the Association started a high school at Sargodha. It has been shifted now. Independent branches are now running at Haripur, Sheikhupura & Swabi. The total number of branches has thus risen to thirteen.