"Gentleness, self-sacrifice and the genorocity are the exclusive pocession of no race or religion"
-Mahatma Gandhi
"Anyone who has never made mistake has never tried anything new"
- Albert Einstein
Air Force Gyan Jyoti School Palam was established in 1969, to cater to the educational needs of children of service personnel of 3 Wing AF, its lodger units and other AF units in and around Palam. It was recognized by Govt. of NCT Delhi in 1986 as Middle School further upgraded and recognized as Secondary School in 1996. The school is affiliated to CBSE. The school has been registered with “IAF Educational & Cultural Society”. Vide registration number is SS/3W/WAC/18/04.
  • Total Area of School : 79,400 Sq. ft.
  • Building Area (Covered) : 9,600 Sq. ft.
  • Open Area : 69,800 Sq. ft.
Recognition of the school from CLASS I to VIII from Dir. of Education, Govt. of N.C.T Delhi : Letter No. F.Zone-22/DW/86/2628-PLG dated : 08/04/1986
Up gradation of school from Middle to Secondary from Dir. of Education, Govt. of N.C.T Delhi :Letter No. DE54/Z-20/SW/97/259 dated : 15/04/1997
Affiliation upto secondary level from 01/04/2003 to 31/03/2006 by CBSE :
Letter No. CBSE/AFF/27744/2003/4015-18 dated : 16/04/2003
Extension of Affiliation from 01/04/2006 to 31/03/2011 by CBSE :
Letter No. CBSE/AFF/2730339/19487 dated : 26/08/2005
Extension of Affiliation from 01/04/2011 to 31/03/2016 by CBSE :
Letter No. CBSE/AFF/EX-01102-1112/2007-08 dated : 13/06/2011
Decision to change the category of schools run under Defence:
Vide Letter No. CBSE/AFF/GOVT/2730339/2780005/2013/1970-74
dated : 17/05/2013
The School consists of : -
(i) Primary Section for students from I to class V
(ii) Senior Section from class VI to X

The school functions under the Principal as the Academic & Administrative Head and is assisted by the Vice Principal and other staff.


Air Force Gyan Jyoti School puts in lot of emphasis on proper institutional planning. Before the start of new session, the school administration plans for their requirements, resources and activities. Therefore, avoiding ad hock decision-making and wasteful expenditure.

The Management of Air Force Gyan Jyoti School envisioned a place where every child from whatever background, religion or caste is given an opportunity to imbibe the best of public school education. At the same time, traditions were, and still remain at the core of the schools educational philosophy. The school strongly believes that knowledge is the greatest of all wealth. The success of school lies in the ability to adapt to the educational needs of the children from diverse background.

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