Amarjyot Singh is also popularly known as Capt AS Gyani in the Army circles. He is an alumnus of The Lawrence School, Sanawar, the National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla and the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun.
He is a merit-card holder from the NDA in Physical Education, was appointed as a Squadron Cadet Captain and passed out from the Academy with the First Prize in Officer Like Qualities. He was commissioned into the Army Ordnance Corps and was a recipient of the Commandants Silver Medal at the College of Materials Management, Jabalpur. Capt Gyani has served in various appointments and in a number of sectors/commands during his Army service and also did a years stint in counter-insurgency operations.
He resigned his commission in 1987 and has since then been working for the noble cause of education. He graduated in Arts from the JNU and subsequently did his Masters in English from Panjab University, Chandigarh. He successfully pursued his Bachelors in Education and has also done a diploma in the use of computers and EDP, from Chandigarh.
He is an earnest social worker, was President of the Rotary Club of Kasauli in 1996 and has held various district appointments. He is a Life Member of the Indian Red Cross Society and has widely travelled in India and abroad. He has been on an exchange programme to the United Kingdom and has visited numerous schools there, in the United Arab Emirates, Japan and the Peoples Republic of China.
Capt Singh is an ingenious artist, prolific orator and an enthusiastic gymnast. He is a keen golfer, plays all field games proficiently and takes keen interest in the progress of sports and other activities in the school. He has played a major role in the development of the school and has been awarded the ‘National Award for Excellence in the Field of Education’ by the Parent Teacher Association of India. Capt. Singh was selected amongst the top 28 Principals of the country (Education World: June 2011).