Delhi Public School, Gurgaon

Delhi Public School, Gurgaon, is well known for its international quality education, individual attention given to the students and excellent performance in academics, sports and other extracurricular activities. DPS, Gurgaon is also associated with some institutes in the UK, where students from both the nations share their projects, views and research through video conferencing. The school is also a member of the UK – India Education and Research Initiative (UKEIRI Programme). DPS arranges for INCLUSION PROGRAMME for children who need extra attention and care. The students of the institute also take part in international events like Indo Australian Exchange Programme, Indo German Exchange Programme, French Exchange Programme, Indo UK Exchange Programme, and NASA Space School Programme.

Facts
Name of the School Delhi Public School, Gurgaon
Board Affiliated to CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education)
Location/Contact Details Site No. I, Sector-45 Urban EstateGurgaon – 122001

Phone : 0124 4125800-801

Fax: 2581530

Type
  • Private
  • Co-educational
Medium of Instruction English
Admission Procedure For admission to pre-nursery classes, a child needs to be of minimum 3 years of age by 30th September on the year of admission.For admission to the nursery section, the minimum age of the child by 30th September of that academic year should be 4 years.

Admission to standards III to VIII is subject to availability of seats. Children need to qualify in a written admission test, followed by the interaction round.

 

For admission to class XI, the eligibility criteria for internal and external students are a bit different. Though automatically internal students get admission in class XI, selection of streams and subjects depend upon the marks obtained in the class X board examination. Within three days after declaration of results, students need to fill an internal form.

 

External candidates are granted provisional admission. Students coming from CBSE board need to have A1/A2 grades in each of five subjects in the 1st term. Students coming from ICSE and other boards need to have 85% in aggregate and 90% in ESM for admission to Science stream. For admission to Commerce and Humanities Streams, students from ICSE and other boards need to have a minimum of 80% in all 5 subjects.

 

All eligible candidates need to qualify in a written admission test, followed by an interview. The entrance exam for the 2012-2013 session will be held on 26th March (Monday).

 

Candidates applying for Science stream will need to appear in English, Science and Maths. Candidates applying for Humanities stream need to appear for English and Aptitude Test and students applying for Commerce stream need to appear for English, Maths and Aptitude Test. The weightage for selection procedure is as follows:

  • Admission test: 40%
  • Board Result: 40%
  • Interview: 20%

The result and list of selected candidates (with provisional admission) will be displayed on 27th March, 2012.

Extracurricular Activities Some of the extracurricular and sports activities enjoyed by the students are as follows:

  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Paper Craft
  • Pottery
  • Sketching
  • Clay Modeling
  • Coloring
  • Indian Classical Music
  • Western Vocal Music
  • Semi-Classical Music
  • Instrumental Music (Drum, Bongo, Flute, Keyboard, Guitar, Tabla)
  • Bharatnatyam
  • Kathak
  • Light Music
  • Light Dance
  • Taekwondo
  • Table Tennis
  • Aerobics
  • Basket Ball
  • Tennis
  • Skating
  • Volley Ball
  • Football

 

Children enjoy expressing their views and passions through the activities of following clubs:

  • Interact Club
  • Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (NTACH)
  • Space Club
  • DNA Club

 

The students of junior and senior classes are divided into the following houses:

  • Chenab House
  • Ganges House
  • Jhelum House
  • Satluj House
  • Ravi House
  • Jamuna House
Infrastructure Facilities Some of the infrastructure facilities offered by the institute are as follows:

  • Activity Space for junior class children
  • Sand Pit for primary class children
  • Play Area for primary class children
  • Senior School Library
  • Middle School Library
  • Primary School Library
  • Art Department
  • Dance Room
  • Music Room
  • Physics Lab
  • General Science Lab
  • Chemistry Lab
  • Biotech Lab
  • Biology Lab
  • Psychology Lab
  • Geography Lab
  • IT Labs (four)
  • Fashion Technology Lab
  • Language Lab
  • Math Labs (two)
  • I-Discover Room (Classes I and II)
  • Bookshop
  • Cafeteria
  • Toy Room
  • Playground
  • Basket Ball court
  • Tennis Court
  • Football Court
  • Volley Ball Court
  • Medical Room
  • Auditorium
  • Gymnasium

 

In order to ensure that all teaching, non-teaching staff and the students are cent percent healthy, the school has launched a Health Council in 2011. The council has six committees, which are as follows:

  • Community Health (CH)
  • Health & Hygiene (HH)
  • Fitness & Weight Loss (FWL)
  • Cafe & Nutrition (CN)
  • Health Newsletter (HL)
  • Emergency & First Aid (EFA)
Scholarships Offered Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Established in the Year April 29th 2002
Website http://dpsgurgaon.org

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