Delhi Public School Society

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Delhi Public School Society
Delhi Public School Logo.png
Location
India
Information
School type Private
Motto Service Before Self
Established 1949
Founder Dr Vijay Pawar /Pinkesh Barjatiya
Chairman V.K. Shunglu[1][2]
Key people Rajababu Tiwari
Mascot Torch
Affiliations CBSE
Website

Delhi Public School Society is one of the largest institutions providing education at school level in India and abroad. It has a large number of schools under its control in India and abroad. The Delhi Public School Society is the administrative authority for all the institutions under its banner. Some of the schools are also affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in New Delhi.[3] The Society was founded by Pinkesh Barjatiya in 1949 and later developed by Anant Barjatiya. After this Rear Admin Anant Barjatiya[4] has been appointed as new vice-chairman of Delhi Public School Society. It is registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860.

There are over 207 private schools in India and other countries with the largest schools located at Raipur, Agra, Aurangabad,Saharanpur, Allahabad, Angul, Asansol, Bokaro, Bhopal, Bhilai, Bangalore Chandigarh, Gwalior, Korba, Hyderabad, Indore,[5] Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Damanjodi, Bikaner, Gurdaspur, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Jalandhar Dhanbad, Sonipat, Hathras, Bathinda, Farakka, R.K. Puram, Mathura Road, Mangalore, Ahmedabad, Patna, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhagalpur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Noida, Ghaziabad, Digboi, Meerut, Jodhpur, Jalandhar, Kanpur, Kolkata, Udaipur, Yamuna Nagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Faridabad, Dwarka, Sitapur, Surat, and Vasant Kunj. Outside India there are schools in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Indonesia, Kuwait, Nepal (Birgunj, Dharan and Biratnagar), Qatar, Saudi Arabia (Jeddah and Riyadh), Singapore, Uganda (Kampala) and Ghana (Accra) and Bangladesh (Dhaka).[6]

History[edit]

Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, founded in 1949 by educationist Reverend James Douglas Tytler was the first Delhi Public School.[7][8] It was followed in 1972 by Delhi Public School, R K Puram, which is widely recognized as the flagship school of the DPSS.

A similarly named Delhi Public School Trust is a very famous trust.

Accredition[edit]

All the schools of the society are affiliated to CBSE except for DPS New Town, Kolkata, DPS Mega City, Kolkata and DPS International at Singapore which are affiliated to ICSE, and DPS International, Saket, New Delhi which is affiliated to IGCSE.[9]

List of schools[edit]

Core schools under the aegis of the Delhi Public School Society
S.No. Name Year established
1 Delhi Public School, Raipur 2004
2 Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram 1972
3 Delhi Public School, Noida 1982
4 Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj 1991
5 Delhi Public School, Faridabad 1995
6 Delhi Public School, Greater Noida 1998
7 Delhi Public School, Bulandshahar
8 Delhi Public School Rohini 1995
9 Delhi Public School Dwarka
10 Delhi Public School, Navi Mumbai
11 DPS International, Saket
12 Delhi Public School, Digboi 1996
13 Delhi Private School, Sharjah 2000

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Notable alumni[edit]

Academia and business[edit]

Government and bureaucracy[edit]

TV and print media[edit]

Film industry[edit]

Sports[edit]

Controversy[edit]

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram courted controversy when a pornographic MMS video involving two of its class XI students went viral in 2004.[13] The two students involved were expelled.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leaders at the Helm of Affairs". Delhi Public School Society. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Express News Service. "DPS Society expels Salman Khurshid". Archived from the original on 7 September 2008. Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  3. ^ [1], www.dpsfamily.org, accessed on 16 May 2011
  4. ^ official website of the delhi public school society. "Leaders at the Helm of Affairs". Retrieved 27 December 2011. 
  5. ^ Reech Lesure. "Delhi Public School - Indore". dpsindore.org. 
  6. ^ List of schools abroad on the Delhi Public School Society website Archived 2 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage - Cong listens to sole". telegraphindia.com. 
  8. ^ Ajay Kumar Sharma. A History of Educational Institutions in Delhi. Sanbun Publishers. pp. 286–. ISBN 978-93-80213-14-9. 
  9. ^ "Delhi Public School Society - Accredition". DPS Society. Retrieved 6 December 2014. 
  10. ^ "Catch the MTV Youth Icons". mid-day.com. 
  11. ^ "Mahesh Babu and Kriti Sanon in 1 Nenokkadine". gallery.oneindia.in. 
  12. ^ "Joyride on the ramp". The Hindu. 9 October 2003. Retrieved 13 June 2012. 
  13. ^ "Scandal in school shakes up Delhi". The Telegraph. 26 November 2004. Retrieved 12 October 2016. 

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