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Delhi Public School
Delhi Public School Logo.png
Motto Service Before Self
Established 1949
School type Public
Affiliation CBSE
Established By "Rev. (Dr.) J.D. Tytler"
Chairman "Mr. Ashok Chandra"
Location IndiaIndia
Faculty Fulltime
Mascot Torch
Homepage Delhi Public School Society

Delhi Public School, India (DPS) is among the largest institutions providing education at school level in India. Although its name suggests otherwise, it is not localized or limited to the Delhi region, and it also has responsibility for a number of schools in other countries. Its administrative body is the non-profit-making organization known as the Delhi Public School Society. Delhi Public Schools are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in New Delhi.

There are now over 150 Delhi Public Schools in India with the largest schools located at Kanpur,Bhopal, Rama Krishna Puram, Mathura Road, Noida, Udaipur, Dehradun, Faridabad, Dwarka, and Vasant Kunj. Outside India there are 13 Delhi Public Schools in ten different countries: United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Indonesia, Kuwait, Nepal (Birgunj, Dharan and Biratnagar), Qatar, Saudi Arabia (Jeddah and Riyadh), Singapore and Uganda (Kampala).[1]

Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, founded in 1949 was the first Delhi Public School. It was founded by educationist Reverend James Tytler.[2] It was followed in 1972 by Delhi Public School, R K Puram. Both schools, along with the 1991-established Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj are today among the most respected schools in India.[3]

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DPS, Aligarh

DPS Aligarh Senior Wing - Assembly Area
DPS Aligarh Senior Wing - Hostel

DPS Aligarh was established in 1998 and is a co-educational day cum boarding school. The school is located at Aligarh-Agra and occupies three different campuses. DPS Junior Wing and DPS Senior Wing are both situated on the Agra Road. A second DPS Junior Wing is located at Civil Lines and occupies a panoramic piece of land of more than 26 acres (110,000 m2). The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The school's motto is Service before self.

The school's three phases of construction are over and the last phase is in the pipeline which includes the construction of a swimming pool. DPS Aligarh has hosted the International Girls Athletic Meet on two occasions since 1998. They are INTERNATIONAL GIRLS ATHLETIC MEET IN 2004 and THE GIRLOMPICS IN 2008.

DPS, Bangalore

DPS operates on the franchise model and thus aggressively expands - as of now there are 3 DPS schools in Bangalore - DPS North,DPS South and DPS East. They are owned mostly by the family of its owner, who is a leading politician. DPS North has been successful thanks to the DPS brand.
The school has excellent infrastructure and all 3 branches are built around great localities (in the rural outskirts) away from the pollution and sound of cities.The schools have also incorporated computers in teaching.

DPS, Bathinda

DPS Bathinda was established in 2003 at Goniana road, Bathinda in the state of Punjab in India. It is a day cum residential senior secondary school situated in a sprawling campus of 14 acres having the facilities for swimming,horse riding,football,basketball,hockey and cricket. The school has 1429 students and 90 staff in September 2009. It has two hostels—one for boys and the other for girls. The students are coming from as far as Thailand, Nepal, U.S.A.,Canada and Hongkong to live and study in the hostels of the school.The founder principal was Dr.T C Williams,who worked day and night to bring up the institution as his child and got 900 students in the first year.To know more about school,visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yxDcQf3OQU and its official website is http://www.dpsbathinda.com.

DPS, Bhilai

DPS Bhilai[1] is one of the satellite schools in the chain of schools run by The Delhi Public School Society, New Delhi. The co-educational school was established in Bhilai on 20th August, 1985, in collaboration with the public sector undertaking, Bhilai Steel Plant (SAIL), which provided the land (16 Acres) and assistance in various other matters at its inception. This school is one of the mother schools of the DPS Society, i.e. it was directly established by the Society not franchised. This school is one of the top Delhi Public Schools producing many IITians, NTSE Scholars and CBSE Board examination state toppers. The school is well known for its quality education and extensive participation in co-curricular activities. It is definitely the biggest school of whole Durg District. The school is divided into two buildings

  • DPS Maroda Sector, Primary School
  • DPS Risali Sector, Secondary School

DPS, Bokaro

DPS Bokaro was established in 1986.The school is primarily located in SEC-IV/C and occupies two different campuses. DPS Junior Wing and DPS Senior Wing are located in SEC-Vand SEC-IV/C respectively. DPS Bokaro has produced some of the best results in the country, especially in competitive exams such as IIT-JEE, AIEEE, AIIMS, CBSE-PMT and Manipal U-GET. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The motto of the school is Service before self.

DPS, Bhagalpur

DPS, Bhagalpur-a day cum residential school, established in 2006 is center of excellence with Global standard infrastructure and highly qualified teaching faculty.

DPS, Damanjodi

DPS Damanjodi main entrance

It is situated in the hill-town of Damanjodi. It was established in 1984 and the Founder principal was Mr Ranjeev Taneja. It is a single-story school complex on about 60 acres (240,000 m2). The school has about 2,500 students and a staff of about 100. It provides education from Nursery to class XII. The school is also a registered examination centre of the class X and XII CBSE Board Examinations.

DPS, Durg

Delhi Public School, Junwani Road, Durg is the second Delhi Public School in the district Durg of Chhattisgarh. Built amidst controversies this school has risen from rubbles to pinnacles. This school is located away from the noise and pollution of the city at the outskirts in a remote yet a very fast developing area. It was established on April 7, 2003 and has completed its six years successfully. Sanjana Agrawal (of class X 2009 batch) brought laurels to the school by securing the first position in the state in the merit list of CBSE's AISSE examinations.The school has achieved the title of being the only school to be selected for the CBSE Heritage Quiz Regional finals from the whole state of Chattisgarh for the year 2009-2010. The school is yet again being clouded by more controversies due to the resignation of teachers and consolidation of teachers for the non payment of the 6th Pay Commission. Yet the school has grown to great heights in its short journey until now. The school's principal is Ms. Perwin Rasheed and vice principal is Ms. Remani Thomas. The school is currently franchised by the DPS Society, Delhi. Its official website is http://www.dpsdurg.com

DPS, Dwarka

Main Academic Wing

Delhi Public School, Dwarka, established in 1996 with the motto "Service Before Self", is run under the aegis of the Delhi Public School Society. The school is located in a landscaped campus area of 12 acres (49,000 m2) at Sector-III, Phase-I, Dwarka, New Delhi. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education for classes from Nursery to XII. The school offers medical, non-medical, commerce and humanities streams in classes XI and XII. It has been called one of the best schools in India according to the India Today magazine.

DPS, Faridabad

DPS Faridabad is a school located in Faridabad. It was founded on 10 July 1995. Faridabad covers an areas of 8 acres (32,000 m2). Today the school enrolls over 10,000 students as day scholars and hostelers. Its academic performance is 2nd inline after DPS R.K. Puram.

DPS, Gaya

DPS Gaya was established in early 2009 in Gaya, a city in Bihar. It is excellent in infrastructure as far compared with other major buildings of Gaya.

DPS, Greater Noida

Delhi Public School, Greater Noida is one of the 11 schools directly under the management of the DPS Society. DPS Greater Noida is divided into three wings, junior, middle and senior school. Its facilities include multiple computer labs, libraries, Science, Math, Social Science and English laboratories, soccer fields,basketball courts, tennis courts, badminton courts, a swimming pool along with a newly constructed state of the art Auditorium.This school has one of d largest ground amongst other DPS.The school campus is very large. http://www.wowgreaternoida.com/images/DPS_School_Greater_Noida.jpg

DPS Harni

Delhi Public School Harni, near the Vadodara Airport started in April 2006. Now Mr. A. K. Sinha, the former Principal of DPS Vadodara, who was instrumental in setting up the school, has taken charge of DPS Harni. Mr. A. K. Sinha has returned after a stint at Tokyo, Japan where he set up a CBSE school. Website : http://www.dpsharni.com/[2]

DPS Hyderabad/Secunderabad

The offficial website for this school is http://www.dpshyderabad.com/.

DPS, Jaipur

DPS Jaipur is the one of the larger branches of DPS. It has been located on Ajmer Road, Jaipur. It has more than 2500 students and almost 150 teachers. It has 25 buses and it also has a hostel facility.

DPS, Korba, C.G

DPS Korba Building, Photo by Abhnav Kumar

DPS Korba-estd June 1985-is one of the schools situated in India's black diamond reserve. The subjects taught are English, Hindi, French, Mathematics, General Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History & Civics and Geography. At the class XI & XII level, the school offers a choice of two streams – Science (with Biology, Mathematics, Computer or Economics) and Commerce. Last year the school has won in Geofest International held at Lucknow. Sports facilities are also provided.

DPS, Kuwait (FAIPS)

FAIPS or DPS Kuwait is an educational institution in Kuwait established in 1995 with M I Hussain as its Principal. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. The medium of instruction is English. The subjects taught are English, Hindi, French, Arabic, Mathematics, General Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History & Civics and Geography. At the class XI & XII level, the school offers a choice of two streams – Science (with Biology, Computer or Economics) and Commerce. Mrs. Anju Dheman is the present Principal, succeeding Mrs. Punam Kashyap.

DPS, Nerul, Navi Mumbai

DPS Navi Mumbai is situated in Nerul, Navi Mumbai, and is surrounded on two sides by two lakes. The school will house more than 3000 students in the coming years in its campus land area of 7.25 acres (29,300 m2).

The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. The medium of instruction is English. The subjects taught are English, Hindi, Sanskrit, French, Mathematics, General Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History & Civics, Geography, Economics, Business Studies, Accountancy, English and Computer. The school offers the choice of three streams-Science, Commerce and Humanities.

DPS, Ludhiana

[Delhi Public School Ludhiana http://www.dpsludhiana.com/] was the third initiative of Takshila Educational Society. It was established in 2004 and is a collaborative effort with the Delhi Public Schools Society, which is one of the largest chains of CBSE schools in India. DPS Ludhiana is affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi and offers schooling from Nursery to Class XII. In a very short span of time DPS Ludhiana has established itself as one of the best schools in Northern India.

DPS, Noida

Delhi Public School Noida (DPSN) was set up in 1982 by the DPS Society. It is located in Sector 30, Noida. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education and has Science, Commerce and Humanities streams. The school is spread over 15 acres (61,000 m2) and has the Gandhi park located in its campus. The school has separate swimming pools for juniors and seniors.

The DPS Noida hostel, opened in 1995, provides separate boarding facilities for boys and girls. It has a mess, a common/TV room.

The first principal was Padma Shri, S. L. Dhawan, who retired from active duty in 1998. Currently, the principal of the school is Mrs. Nina Sehgal. Mrs. Nina Sehgal was awarded the National Award by the President of India. The school holds the e-spice competition every year.

DPS, Patna

Delhi Public School, Patna (established in 1998) is a collaborative venture between the Takshila Educational Society and the Delhi Public School Society. It is divided into two parts known as Junior wing (for class nursery to V) and Senior wing (for class VI to XII). It offers schooling from Nursery to Class XII. Its principal is Mr B.Vinod. It is considerd as one of the finest school of Bihar. It is situated in Chandmari, a village in the Danapur Cantonment Area. The integrated sports complex, half Olympic-size swimming pool, gymnasium, performing art block, open air theatre are the hallmarks of the campus. Technology plays an important role in the lives of the students and is manifest in almost all activities carried out. The campus is eco-friendly with rain-water harvesting and waste recycling plant which produces paper from waste for internal consumption.

DPS, Pinjore

DPS Pinjore Building

Delhi Public School, Pinjore is a day-cum- Boarding School branch of the DPS Society. It has children from a few countries studying in its 12-acre (49,000 m2) campus which is surrounded by hills on all sides.

DPS, Pune

Delhi Public School Pune was the second initiative of Takshila Educational Society. It was established in 2003 and is a collaborative effort with the Delhi Public Schools Society, which is one of the largest chains of CBSE schools in India. DPS Pune is affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi and offers schooling from Nursery to Class XII. In a very short span of time DPS Pune has established itself as one of the best K-12 institutions in western India.

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DPS, Raipur

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DPS Raipur

Delhi Public School, Raipur was established in 2006 with the help of D.P.S. society and Baldev Singh Bhatia, who is also the president of Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangh (CSCS). From 2006 to today, it is the best school in Raipur having the highest rank holder in Raipur in tenth class and no student of class tenth having less than 60%. When started in 2006 students of Raipur and all CG came to study here hoping to find a different teaching pattern.

DPS, Ranipur, Haridwar

Delhi Public School, Ranipur, Haridwar was established in 1977. It was the first ever venture of DPS Society outside Delhi.

With an All India character, it is an amalgam of industrial ethos of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.(BHEL) and the Delhi Public School Society. The principal is Mr. Kailash Chandra Pandey. The school has recently added two new wings :the pre-primary wing and the Middle wing with a huge investment. The school now plans to add hostel facilities for outside students.

DPS, Rohini

With a single minded pursuit, to spread the light of quality education among the middle class, the idea of establishing DPS Rohini was mooted by the visionaries of the DPS Society in 1995 and consequently DPS Rohini was established on 3 July, 1995 under the aegis of Delhi Public School Society. It initially started functioning in the afternoon shift at DPS Mathura Road.

With 250 students, the borrowed premises of DPS -Mathura Road, 8 teachers and a focussed and firm mentor Mrs. Rita Sen as the Founder Head Mistress, DPS-Rohini's tryst with destiny began in July, 1995.

In April 2000, the school got its own home in Sector-24 Rohini.

DPS, Rourkela

Delhi Public School, Rourkela was established on 1 December 1993, located at sector-14, Rourkela. It has an academic centre with tennis courts, playground, garden and auditorium. The principal of the school is Mr. Siddharth Rath. The school has around 2000 students and 100 teachers. The students are divided into four houses- jhelum, chenab, ganges and yamuna. The school provides opportunities to students in quizzing, public speaking, art, dance, aerobics, karate, music etc.

DPS Ruby Park, Kolkata

DPS Ruby Park was established in 2003 and is a co-educational school. The school is located at Shanti Pally in Kolkata behind Siemens and Rajdanga and occupies two different campuses. DPS Junior Wing and DPS Senior Wing are both situated in Kasba.The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The school's motto is Service before self.

DPS, Udaipur

Delhi Public School, Udaipur is located a short distance from Udaipur City centre amidst the Aravali hills. The school offers day boarding and full boarding facilities in a 22-acre (89,000 m2) campus. It was established on 25 April 2007.

DPS, Vasant Kunj

Delhi Public School Vasant Kunj was established in the year 1991 by the DPS Society. Mr Vinay Kumar has been the principal of the school since its inception. DPS VK has a staff of 205 teachers at the senior and junior level.

A number of former Vice-Principals have been placed as Principals at other institutions. Notably, Ms. Nina Sehgal is now the principal of DPS Noida, Ms. Meeta Rai is now the principal of DPS Indirapuram. Ms. Rachna Pandit was for a certain period of time the principal of DPS Singapore, and came at DPS VK in her capacity as a Vice Principal. She is now the Principal of DPS Maruti Kunj, Gurgaon.

DPS, Vijaipur, MP

Delhi Public School, Vijaipur is situated in the beautiful and lush green township of the fertilizer plant NFL, Guna, MP. Mr. R. B. Mathur is currently the principal of DPS, Vijaipur.===DPS, Vijaipur, MP=== Delhi Public School, Vijaipur is situated in the beautiful and lush green township of the fertilizer plant NFL, Guna, MP. Mr. R. B. Mathur (Charlie) is currently the principal of DPS, Vijaipur. The best achievement of this school is that, from the last six years no annual function has been celebrated. Only one and only one person is responsible for this. Braindrain has been noticed in this school. Many experienced teachers are migrating to the other schools as they are not satisfied with Mr. Mathur. He wants the junior teachers to teach the senior classes. The senior faculty is the superb blend of the three idiots Mr Saluja who wants to "Neglect" everyone, Mr. Manoj, has the experience of 21 years more than any students age studying in that school. Rest Mr. Mohanan is the style icon of this school.

DPS, Vindhyanagar, MP

DPS Vindhyanagar is a co–educational public school in the CBSE Ajmer Region. The school was instituted on 7 August, 1986. The school is situated in the township of India's largest Power Plant, NTPC-VSTPP (3260 MW).

DPS, Visakhapatnam

Situated amist hills and non-eco friendly green surroundings, Delhi Public School, Visakhapatnam came into existence in 1992, as a response to Visakhapatnam Steel Plant's request to provide education to the children of its employees.

DPS, Yamunanagar, Haryana

DPS Yamunanagar was established in 2007.

DPS, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Situated in the holy city of Varanasi, this school was established in 2003. It is spread over 3 acres of land and the first batch of 12th will appear in the session 2008-2009.

DPS Schools outside India

DPS Society operates 13 schools outside India in 10 countries.

Nepal,South Asia

Delhi Public School Biratnagar , is one of the newly established schools under the aegis of DPS Society. For more information: visit www.dpsbiratnagar.com

Kingdom of Bahrain

Delhi Public School - Kingdom of Bahrain, also known as New Millennium School

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