DAV Public School, Koyla Nagar

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D. A. V. Public School, Koyla Nagar, Dhanbad
Near BCCL Headquarters Koyla Nagar
Koyla Nagar, Dhanbad
Dhanbad, Jharkhand, 826005
School type Private
Motto Victory With Determination
Religious affiliation(s) NONE
Founded 12 April 2000
Status active
School board CBSE
Category SCHOOL
Area trustee BCCL
School code 08007
President SH. PUNAM SURI
Principal Dr. K. C. Srivastava
Campus Director Mr. P. N. Jha
Staff 140
Grades 12
Number of students 5000*
Average class size 60
Medium of language English
Language Hindi, English
Classrooms 70
Campus size Urban, 11.6 acres (4.7 ha)
Houses Nalanda, Valabbi, Takshashila, Vikramshilla
Color(s) White and Brown           (on Mon, Tue, Thrs, Fri) and White and White          (on Wed. & Sat)
Slogan Victory with Determination
Song ॐ भूर्भुवः॒ स्वः॒
Mascot Book of Light
The Book of Light (mascot) DAV Koyla Nagar
Nickname DAV Koyla Nagar
Publication Abhibayakti
Yearbook Pathfinder

DAV Public School, Koyla Nagar, Dhanbad came into existence when the school run by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sansthan was handed over to D.A.V. organization on 12 April 2000. It is a project school sponsored by Bharat Coking Coal Ltd., a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd, and the entire infrastructure has been provided by BCCL. It is an English medium co-educational school affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India. It is run by the DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi. Dr. K.C.Srivastava was the first Principal of the school and till date remains Principal.


DAVPS is located at Koyla Nagar just near the Koyla Bhawan, BCCL Headquarters. Visitors can reach the school from the railway station or bus stand by auto rickshaw or by hiring a taxi.


Dr K. C. Srivastava(Principal - DAV Koyla Nagar 2001-currently)

School is affiliated to CBSE up to Senior Secondary Level [10+2] from 2003. Classes are from Nursery to XII with a student strength of 5126. It owns 9 buses to carry students to school.

The curriculum is based on CBSE directives, with the guidance of the DAV College Managing Committee. The school has laboratories for physics, chemistry, biology and computers. The school has facilitates for recreational activities and extra-curricular activities. Nice school but problem is with the transportation system of the school, like buses are very less. Recommend to take admission without school buses. Very nice school.


School is spread over 11.6 acres in BCCL Township in front of Koyla Bhawan, the headquarters of BCCL. The school consists of separate wings for nursery, Primary and secondary with higher secondary levels. The school is increasing the size of building within the campus by the fund aided by BCCL as the number of students are increasing. A play ground is within the school campus.In 2013 it became the center of Dhanbad& Bengal Zone of DAV institution.

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