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An overview of one of the prominent school chains in India: Delhi Public School Society

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About Delhi Public School

A non-profit and private educational organisation, Delhi Public School (DPS) Society is one of the largest chain of private schools not only in India but across the world. The first school by DPS was established at Mathura Road in 1949, followed by another one in RK Puram in 1972 in Delhi. Although the journey of the school started as Church High School in 1941 and Naveen Bharat School in 1947, it was with the establishment of DPS Mathura Road in 1947, which resulted the new makeover of the school in the form of DPS Society.

From Saudi Arabia to Saharanpur and from Kuwait to Kolkata, there are more than 200 schools not only in India but across the globe which runs under the administration of the DPS Society. Mr VK Shunglu –retired 1962 batch Indian Administrative Service Officer is the chairman of the DPS Society. Majority of the schools of DPS Society are affiliated to CBSE while DPS Mega City and DPS New Town, Kolkata are affiliated to ICSE. DPS International, Singapore and DPS International, Saket, New Delhi are affiliated to IGCSE.

Brand Scorecard

Delhi Public School by itself is a big Indian brand name when it comes to school education. In 2019, the society completed its 70th anniversary and yet has remained unchanged in its spirit to excel. As time passes, the educational society is growing with a rapid pace, adding several number of schools every year. As the number of the school grows, so the quality of the idea of holistic education.

Along with the scholastic accomplishments, Delhi Public Schools focus a lot on extracurricular and cultural activities. From academia to media, the list of notable alumni of the school chain is comprehensive, it includes people who are leading different sectors across the fields. Personalities such as prominent economist and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India –Raghuram Rajan and Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda adds value to the list.

Chairman of the society, Padma Shree awardee and prominent administrator –Mr VK Shunglu adds glory to the school chain. If you are looking for admission of your child into any of the school of Delhi Public School Society chain, than you can count on them for overall development of your child while in school.

An unsurpassed academic record

When it comes to academic institutions, in addition to the facilities and curriculum, the academic record is also crucial factor. In that regard as well, Delhi Public School seems to have outshined within the education realm. While some have bagged prestigious scholarship programs like NTSE, others have qualified in Olympiads such as INPhO, INChO, IIO, etc. Furthermore, the group of schools has been embracing diversity to foster an overall development of the students.

Hari Eswar, an alumnus of Delhi Public School, took it to topper.com and reviewed, “Being a Delhi Public School alumnus myself, I have had the privilege of being a part of this family: be it smart classrooms inspired from American institutes or world class sports facilities, the schools never fall short.”

While the fee at schools under Delhi Public School Society may be relatively higher, it undoubtedly seems like a place where young students are trained and moulded into all-rounders and global citizens.

Company Profile

Founded – 1949

Headquarters – Delhi

Chairman – VK Shunglu

Industry – Education

Presence – Indian and abroad

 List of prominent list

  1. DPS Mathura Road
  2. DPS RK Puram
  3. DPS Bangalore
  4. DPS Mega City Kolkata
  5. DPS Pune
  6. DPS South Kolkata
  7. DPS Vadodara
  8. DPS Kalinga
  9. DPS Dubai
  10. DPS Singapore

Note – This content was last updated on 24 November 2020

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