Delhi Public School, Patna

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Delhi Public School, Patna
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Front View of DPS, Patna (Senior Wing)
Location

Information
TypePublic, co-educational
MottoService Before Self
Established1998
PrincipalB. Vinod
HeadmistressNamrata Prasad
ClassesNursery - XII
Colour(s)White and Green
AffiliationCBSE
Website

Delhi Public School, Patna (or DPS Patna) (Hindi: दिल्ली पब्लिक स्कूल, पटना) is a school in Patna, Bihar, India. It was established in the year 1998. The school was established in collaboration between Delhi Public School Society and the Takshila Education Society. Delhi Public School, Patna is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. The motto of the school is "Service Before Self." DPS Patna features in the top 10 CBSE Schools of Patna.

Location[edit]

The school has 2 buildings in the city, one in Priyadarshi Nagar (the Junior Wing), Bailey Road, and the other in Danapur Cantonment (the Senior Wing).The Senior wing campus is located in Danapur Cantt, in village Chandmari. The school has beautiful infrastructure and also is considered one of the green schools.

Cultural events[edit]

The school hosts very few cultural events under another organisation called "Spic Macay". These include the National School Intensive in December 2010, [1] and "Ninad" in October 2011.[2]The school hosts the football tournament called as Kickoff, basketball championship, Slam Dunk. The school also has conducts inter school chess championship and table tennis championship named Master Stroks and Top Spin respectively. DPS Patna school football team is one of the best football teams in Patna . Its current coach is Former Punjab State team champion Mr. Ranjit Singh

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Siddhant Vats - Co-founder Androidly, the first fully featured android watch.

Games and sports[edit]

Delhi Public School has many provisions for sports and games. It has a half Olympic-size swimming pool, a badminton arena, a lawn tennis hard court, a football pitch, a hockey ground and table tennis room. The School Has various sports clubs such as Football, Basketball etc. The school hosts many inter-school sports competitions for Patna's schools. These are "Kick-Off" (football tournament), "Slam-Dunk" (basketball tournament), "Top Spin" (table tennis), "Mastermove" (chess) and "Take Off" (athletics).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Times Of India (29 December 2010). "National School Intensive". The Times Of India. Retrieved 7 April 2012.
  2. ^ Times Of India (23 October 2011). "Ninad". The Times Of India. Retrieved 7 April 2012.