Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gahkuch


Aga Khan Higher Secondary School (AKHSS), Gahkuch is one of the leading schools in Gilgit-Baltistan. Providing quality education to highly talented and motivated students, the School aims to empower students to face the challenges of the 21st century, think creatively and live ethically.

Established in 2003, AKHSS, Gahkuch is a coeducational school with a purpose-built campus. The School offers classes from grade VIII to XII and trains students to pursue higher education in competitive national and international institutions.

The School admits outstanding students from diverse backgrounds who are taught by a dedicated and well-qualified faculty. Besides focusing on academic excellence, the School also encourages students to participate in a variety of co-curricular activities, from art and drama to sports and social work. As a result, important abilities such as teamwork, communications, creativity and critical thinking are developed outside the classroom as much as inside.

AKHSS, Gahkuch values and welcomes parental and community involvement as it believes that only by working together can we help our next generation advance their individual strengths and identities, and contribute positively to the world.

Subjects Offered in Secondary School Certificate

(Grade VIII to Grade X)

AKHSS, Gahkuch offers Science Group in SSC.

Subjects Offered in Higher Secondary School Certificate

(Grade XI and XII)

AKHSS, Gahkuch offers the following streams in HSSC:

  • Pre-Medical
  • Pre-Engineering

Professional Development

Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan is committed to providing support and facilitation through various interventions. The interventions are pre-service and in-service teacher professional development programmes.

Teacher Induction is a systematic support system for beginner teachers, focusing on improving instructional strategies to increase student achievement. The programme has a 20-hour face-to-face training module along with one-to-one support in the field.

The team leaders of each faculty conduct the Summer and Winter Learning Programme during vacations. It includes face-to-face and online learning modules. The programme aims to deepen teachers’ content knowledge and pedagogical skills in order to meet the needs of our students.

Ongoing support is a salient feature of the professional development programme. Support is provided by school-based Academic Coordinators and includes, but is not limited to, analysis of student work, co-planning, co-teaching, guidance through the evaluation system, assessing student performance, reflective practices, etc.

In addition, the Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan regularly organises workshops and seminars for management and teaching staff according to identified needs. Topics include teaching methodology, classroom management and use of information technology in teaching.

Teachers are also nominated for courses conducted by various renowned organisations such as the Aga Khan University’s Institute for Educational Development.

Staff appraisal or Teacher Performance Monitoring is an integral part of maintaining high-quality teaching in our schools. Aga Khan Schools follow an intensive appraisal system to monitor the progress of its faculty and staff. Staff appraisal takes place throughout the year. Based on the appraisals, the best teachers in the system are identified and appreciated each year.

Contact Us

Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gahkuch
Mr. Sulaiman, Principal
Tehsil Punial
District Ghizer
Phone: +91-5814-451287
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