Membership – Sports Complex & Swimming Pool

Sports Complex Membership Open for April 2014 to March 2015
Swimming Pool Membership Open for April to September 2014
Membership Fee for the Session 2014 – 2015 is as follows:

Category Fee
a Students (DPS R.K. Puram, East of Kailash, Vasant Vihar) Rs. 1800/- for whole session or Rs.500/- per month
b Ex-Students, DPS R K Puram Rs.5000/- for whole session or Rs.800/- per month

Membership forms are available with the security guards at the school Main Gate and Boys Hostel main gate or can be downloaded from the school website Forms duly completed along with prescribed fee will have to be deposited to the cashier.

>>Click here to download Sports Complex & Swimming Pool Membership Form




Batch No. Timing Users
1. 5.30 a.m. to 6.50 a.m. School Team (Boys & Girls)
3.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.
2. 4.00 p.m. to 4.40 p.m. Students of DPS R K Puram, DPS-VV and DPS-EOK
4.40 p.m. to 5.20 p.m.
3. 5.20 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. Boys Hostellers
4. 6.00 p.m. to 6.40 p.m. Girls Hostellers
5. 6.40 p.m. to 7.20 p.m. Miscellaneous


  1. One smart Security Guard, who knows swimming also will be on duty shift-wise from 6.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. and from 2.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. at the swimming pool. He must be vigilant to face any unwarranted incidence/ accident that might occur with any swimmer, and he will also ensure that no unauthorized person is present there.
  2. The swimming pools will be functional on all 7 days of the week except gazetted holidays.
  3. Swimming coach and lifeguard (Male & Female) will be on duty as per requirement of swimming pools.

Membership – Sports Complex & Swimming Pool

Sports Complex Membership (April 2013 to March 2014)/ Swimming Pool Membership (April to September 2013) fee for the session 2013 – 14 will be as under.

Category Fee
(DPS R.K. Puram, East of Kailash, Vasant Vihar)
Rs. 1800/- for whole session
Rs.500/- per month
Ex-Students, DPS R K Puram Rs.5000/- for whole session
Rs.800/- per month

 Click here to download Swimming Pool Membership Form 2013- 2014.

Membership forms are available with the security guards at the school Main Gate and Boys Hostel main gate or can be downloaded from the school website Forms duly completed along with prescribed fee will have to be deposited to the cashier.

Full Scores in International Examinations

Shreya Vardhan has secured full scores in all the exams for international admission she has appeared in. These include SAT Reasoning test (2400/2400) held on 28th January 2012, Subject SATs – Chemistry (800/800), Physics (800/800), Mathematics level -2 (800/800) held on 5th May 2012, APs – Chemistry (5/5) held on 07th May 2012, Calculus AB (5/5) held on 09th May 2012, Physics C (Mechanics) (5/5) held on 14th May 2012 and TOEFL (120/120) held on 09th June 2012.

She secured a CGPA of 10 in class X and 94% in class XI. She is an NTSE scholar and was ranked 10th in the International Olympiad of English Language in class X. She also secured an International rank of 5 in the International Olympiad of Science in class IX.

She is an avid writer and her articles have been published in a number of national newspapers. These include an article on “Understanding Autism”, published in the Hindu in June this year, and a write-up on how “Accidents are inevitable but essential”, in The New Indian Express. She has written book reviews for “The Pioneer” on ‘Tell Me a Story’ and ‘Intermission’. Her short stories have been published in the online literary magazine Teen Ink (A Wraith When Ruffled, Moonlight, Grievances – awarded with an editor’s choice award). A story on child labour called “A Lost and Found Dream”, was also published in the Deccan Herald on 3rd May, this year.

She has also been doing volunteer work at the Umeed Foundation, a school for autistic and differently abled children, and has designed a software called “Let’s Go Around Town”, to help them meet their learning requirements.

She has been a keen participant in various quiz competitions and was the finalist in the Inter-DPS Quiz Competition in class X, having cleared the zonal round as the winner of the West Zone (DPS Jodhpur). She is a scholar badge holder.

She loves to read, and some of her favorite writers are P.G. Wodehouse, Jeffrey Archer, Jonathan Stroud and Jawaharlal Nehru. She has great interest in the theatre, and has written and acted in several skits at the Poona Arts Theatre and at her schools. She plays tennis and enjoys swimming.


Shreya comes from a family of professionals. Her father, Col. (Dr.) Shakti Vardhan, MBBS, MD & DNB (Obs & Gyn) a graduate & postgraduate from AFMC, Pune is presently working as a Senior Advisor (Obs & Gyn) at the Army Hospital (Research & Referral) Delhi Cantt.

Her Mother Mrs. Reena Vardhan, BA, MA (English), MSc. (Computer Science), B. Ed. Is a teacher and a software professional. She is actively involved in online teaching of software courses, and has helped many a students help them achieve their goals.

Shreya Vardhan with her Mother Mrs. Reena Vardhan, her father Col. (Dr.) Shakti Vardhan and Principal, Dr. D.R.Saini


India’s Rank No. 1 School in Academic Excellence 2012

Delhi Public School,R.K.Puram, New Delhi once again declared as Rank no. 1 (5th Consecutive Year) in Academic Excellence as per Education World Day Schools Survey 2012

Congratulations to students, parents, teachers, DPS RKPuram Management and DPS Society” – Principal

India’s Rank No. 1 School in Academic Excellence 2011

Delhi Public School,R.K.Puram, New Delhi once again declared as rank no. 1 (4th Consecutive Year) in Academic Excellence as per Education World Day Schools Survey 2011

Congratulations to students, parents, teachers, DPS RKPuram Management and DPS Society” – Principal

India’s Rank No. 1 School in Academic Excellence 2010

Delhi Public School,R.K.Puram, New Delhi once again declared as rank no. 1 (3rd Consecutive Year) in Academic Excellence as per Education World Day Schools Survey 2010

Congratulations to students, parents and teachers” – Principal

India’s Rank No. 1 School in Academic Excellence 2009

India’s Top 10 Day Schools
(In Academic Excellence as per Education World Day Schools Survey 2009)

Rank Academic Reputation Rating
2008 2009
1 1 Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram, New Delhi 92
2 2 DAV Boys Sr.Secondary School, Chennai 90
7 3 Bishop Cotton Boys, Bangalore 87
6 4 La Martiniere Boys School, Kolkata 86
3 4 South Point High School, Kolkata 86
6 4 Amity International School, NOIDA 86
7 5 The Mother’s International School, New Delhi 85
9 5 St.Ann’s High School, Hyderabad 85
6 6 Baldwin Boys High School, Bangalore 84
6 6 Chettinad Vidyashram, Chennai 84
4 6 Amity School, Saket, New Delhi 84
7 7 Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai 83
7 7 La Martiniere Girls School, Kolkata 83
7 7 Sacred Heart Public School, Chandigarh 83
7 8 Bishop Cotton Girls School, Bangalore 82
8 8 Ryan International School, White Field, Bangalore 82
6 9 St. Joseph’s Boys High School, Bangalore 81
NR 9 Arya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai 81
7 9 Sri Kumaran’s School, Bangalore 81
NR 9 Rachna High School, Ahmedabad 81
NR 9 Loreto Convent High School, Lucknow 81
8 10 Campion School, Mumbai 80
5 10 Modern School, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi 80
NR 10 Jamna Bai Narsee School, Mumbai 80
6 10 SBOA School and Junior College, Annanagar, Chennai 80
NR 10 National Public School, Indirangar, Bangalore 80

Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram, Principal, Dr. D. R. Saini receiving Academic Excellence Award from Education World

International Admissions (2010-2011)

International Admission Highlights

A New World Record in International Admissions!

(as per the information received)

No. of  International Admissions secured by the school

DPS RK Puram enjoys the distinction of having secured admissions to all the 8 Ivy League Institutions in the United States this year for undergraduate programmes, which indeed is a rare honour. The students are:

S.No. Name of University Name of Student
1 Harvard Namya Mahajan (with 100% Scholarship)
2 Princeton University Akshay Goel
Anand Khare (with 100% Scholarship)

Namya Mahajan (with 100% Scholarship)

3 Brown University Prateek Arora
Tanvi Bikhchandani
Arushi Chawla

Anand Khare  (with 100% Scholarship)
Sannidhi Sharma

4 Yale University Anand Khare (with 100% Scholarship)
5 Dartmouth College Moulshri Mohan (with $ 20,000 p.a. Scholarship)
6 Columbia University Tanvi Bikhchandani
7 Cornell University Karanveer Mohan
Anurag Sahay (with the Dean’s Award of $ 3000 p.a.)
Sannidhi Sharma
Tanvi Bikhchandani (with the Dean’s Award of $ 3000 p.a.)

Anand Khare  (with 100% Scholarship)
Moulshri Mohan

8 University of Pennsylvania Akshay Goel
Tanvi Bikhchandani

For Details Click Here…

Assembly XII-S & XII-T 21-10-2014

Winter Timing

All Concerned

The following timings will be observed by D.P.S. R.K Puram, Vasant Vihar & East of Kailash respectively with effect from 3rd November 2014.

a. D.P.S. RK Puram
7:10 a.m. – 01:50 p.m.
(School Buses to reach by 07:00 a.m.)
b. D.P.S. Vasant Vihar
8:00 a.m. – 01:00 p.m.
c. D.P.S. East of Kailash
8:00 a.m. – 01:00 p.m.

It will be compulsory for all students to wear winter uniform w.e.f. 3rd November 2014.

The Headmistresses of Junior Schools have full freedom to decide the timings for the students of Nursery class in the best interest of school in consultation with the undersigned.

Winter Uniform will be available w.e.f.25th October 2014 in the respective schools between 09:00 am to 04:00 pm.


‘Enriching Health, Hygiene and Sanitation’ Talk for DPS R.K.Puram Staff

A Health, Hygiene and Sanitation Talk was conducted on 17 October2014 for the DPS R.K.Puram staff in the Audio Visual Hall by the school doctor, Dr Pushpinder Singh. Dr Singh spoke about the importance of cleanliness at home and at the workplace. He cited a common practice of not segregating and disposing waste properly and showed how this could lead to vector borne diseases like diarrhoea. He highlighted that maintaining personal hygiene by bathing every day, trimming nails and hair, brushing teeth twice helps in warding off common diseases. He said that life style disorders like diabetes, hypertension can be controlled with a proper diet (fibre from fruits and whole grains) and regular exercise. The Vice Principal, Ms Shobha Mehta delivered the vote of thanks.

Pamphlets on ‘Health, hygiene and Sanitation tips’ were distributed to the staff members. The pamphlet focused on ‘A good clean start, a fresh new you, a happier and healthier family’. Staff members were advised to eat at least 5 different vegetables everyday especially green leafy ones, to eat less of processed food, to turn off mobile phone at times to enjoy nature, have at least one meal with the family and to inculcate healthy habits in the children too. In all, staying fit,active, with good sleep, relaxation, consuming less salt and maintaining a healthy body weight and a healthy heart are the keys to happy healthy life.

School Doctor,Dr Pushpinder Singh conducting the Health, Hygiene and Sanitation Talk for DPS R.K.Puram Staff

37th Rotary Club Debate

The Rotary Club of Chanakyapuri, New Delhi conducted the 37th annual Rotary Club Debate at Ashoka Hotel on 11th October, 2014. Anvay Tewari and Ragini Khurana of Class 12 won Best Team with a cash prize of Rs 6000 for speaking on the topic “Organ donation should be made mandatory in India”. Ragini won the Best Speaker award with a cash prize of Rs. 3000 and Anvay won the Second Best Speaker award with Rs. 2000.

This was the second year running that DPS R.K. Puram had a clean victory at the Rotary Club Debate.


CBSE Swachh Bharat-Swachh Vidhyalaya Expression Series Award

Baltej Singh Miglani of 6E has bagged the First Prize in the CBSE Swachh Bharat-Swachh Vidhyalaya Expression Series on ‘Mahatma Gandhi and Sanitation’ on 12 October 2014. He has received a cash prize of Rs.2500.

Assembly VI-G 17-10-2014

Assembly X-H 16-10-2014

Assembly XI-M 15-10-2014

‘Banega Swachh India’ in collaboration with NDTV

As a part of the Swachh India Campaign launched by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, NDTV had organised “Banega Swachh India” in collaboration with Dettol (Reckitt Benckiser) in five cities of India on the 15th of October 2014 on the occasion of Global Hand Washing Day. This drive aims to create awareness about the importance of sanitation and hygiene in daily life.

In Delhi, it was held in Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram where children of the age group of 6-15 years from various schools and NGOs across the city gathered to paint their idea of a clean India. The children were provided with all the required stationery and they poured all their creativity into their work.

Later an NGO,‘Sakaar Outreach’ educated the children about the ten steps to a healthy hand wash, in which the children enthusiastically participated. They were also informed about the diseases like diarrhoea and respiratory problems as children are powerful agents of change.

The winners of the painting competition were Shaurya Gupta from DPS, East of Kailash, Reena Halder from Shri Amichand Inter College, Greater Noida and Arya Lohiya from DPS Vasant Vihar who bagged the first, second and third prize respectively. Three consolation prizes were given to Diksha Nimble and Kavisha Thapliyal from DPS Vasant Vihar and Rishab Singh from Sakaar Outreach.

This is an important initiative to ensure that India becomes a clean, hygienic and healthy nation.

Assembly XII-R 14-10-2014

The All India IPSC Basketball Championship (Boys U-14, U-17 & Girls U-17)

The All India IPSC Basketball Championship (Boys U-14, U-17 & Girls U-17) was inaugurated at DPS R.K.Puram on 7 October 2014. 22 Public schools from all over India participated in it. It was inaugurated by Mr. Manoj Singhal, an educationalist, Mr.Manavjit Sandhu, national shooter, Arjuna & Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardee and an ex dipsite; Ms.Neha Agarwal, national table tennis player who participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and and Dr.D.R.Saini, the Principal of the host school, DPS R.K.Puram. Mr.Manoj Singhal declared the tournament open.

The closing ceremony on 10 October was graced by the presence of the Chairman of DPS Society, Mr. V. K. Shunglu and Mr. Ajay Kumar, IRS minister and a respected alumnus. They were welcomed by the Principal, Dr.D.R.Saini; Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta; Mrs .Pushpa Agarwal, Vice Principal, DPS Shiksha Kendra; Head Mistresses, Vanita Sehgal and Anita Singh; and Mr.Suresh, Head of the Physical Education department and the coordinator of the event.

The ceremony commenced with the final match for the Under 17 Boys category. The cultural program consisted of a mesmerising Gujarati dance by the students of DPS Shiksha Kendra, an enthralling performance depicting the value of dreams through dance, and a melodious rendition of ‘Top of the world’ by the choir of 8th standard. The Sports Captain, Jasmine Bajaj spoke about IPSC and how, among its numerous benefits, it develops the feeling of cooperation and helps prepare students for service through all walks of life.

Addressing the participants, the Principal, Dr.Saini stressed on the importance of sports and how team work and practice lead to victory.

In the overall results tally, in the Boys Under 14 category, the first position was secured by LK Singhania Education Centre, Gotan, Rajasthan followed by Welham Boys, Dehradun at the second rung. In the Boys Under 17, The Motilal Nehru School of Sports, Rai was the winner followed by Welham Boys, Dehradun. The Girls Under 17 team saw MNSS Rai Sonipat emerge as the winner while the second position was bagged by The Yadavindra Public School (YPS) Mohali, Chandigarh.

It was a proud moment for the winners and a treat for all sports enthusiasts.

The International Day of the Girl Child

The ‘International day of the girl child’ was celebrated at DPS R.K.Puram on 14 October 2014. The chief guest was Mr.John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada. Also present was Dr.Ashok Dyalchand,founder of AGRT-Institute of Health Management and Ms.Pakzoon Dastoor, Manager of Advisory Research at Dasra. The Principal, Dr. D. R. Saini along with the Vice Principal, Mrs Shobha Mehta; and the Vice Principal of DPS Shiksha Kendra, Mrs Pushpa Agarwal, welcomed all the guests. The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp. A clip on the child marriage was shown to the students.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honourable John Baird was presented with a shawl as a token of appreciation. The students of DPS Shiksha Kendra performed a scintillating dance depicting the reality of a girl child. The principal addressed the gathering about the significance of cultural exchange and stated that both the countries, India and Canada should be closer in this era of technology. Mr. John Baird spoke about the importance of encouraging girls so as to empower them and help them achieve their full potential.

Dr. Ashok Dyalchand addressed the gathering with his words of wisdom and highlighted the life skills which need to be provided to the villages and slums, especially to empower girls through knowledge and learning. Another delegate, Ms. Dastoor spoke about NGO’s working with their organisation, ‘Dasra’ and the statistics of girl child marriages.

There was an interesting interactive session in which Dr. Dyalchand and Ms. Dastoor answered the various queries of the students.


Dear Parents,

CBSE has launched Swachh Bharat – Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign-Expression Series on Mahatma Gandhi and Sanitation from 2 – 15 October, 2014. Swachh Bharat-Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign can be conducted, recorded, collated and sent for participation in this Expression Series, which will open from 2nd October 2014 to 15thOctober 2014. The participants can submit their entries round the clock beginning 9:00 AM of 2nd October to 15th October, 2014. Procedure given may kindly be followed. For more details click on the following link:


Please register as student / students of DPS DPS R.K. Puram. All the results will be announced by CBSE before October 31, 2014.

Salient features of this Expression Series are as follows:-
For Students:

1 Open to students of classes VI-XII
2. Topics will be announced from October 2, 2014 onward for all categories. Goto the website regularly for downloading topics, which will be announced every 2 – 3 days.
3. Entries can be sent in 22 Scheduled languages and English.
4. Entries can be sent by Individuals, teams, pairs. (Friends can work together)
5. Entries can be Poster, essay, role play, videos, scripts, one act play, films, poems and anecdotes not available on web (Should be original compositions)
6. Certificates for Participation for all and Certificate of Excellence for winners given by CBSE.
7. Prizes for Students as announced by CBSE.

  • Daily cash prizes of ₹ 2,500/- from 02nd to 12th October, 2014
  • Cash Prize of ₹ 5,000/- on 13th and 14th October, 2014
  • Cash prize of ₹ 25,000/- on 15th October, 2014 for 36 winners.

Special Assembly 01-10-2014

Swachh Bharat Mission – DPS RKPuram

In keeping with the spirit of the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ initiated by the Government of India under the leadership of the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, the Directorate of Education has decided to organize the ‘Swachh Bharat-Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign’ in all the schools from 2nd to 31st of October 2014.

DPS R.K.Puram held a special assembly on 1st October in which the whole school comprising the students, the teachers and all members of the staff took an oath to keep their school and surroundings clean. The Principal, Dr. D.R.Saini delivered the oath. Students presented a patriotic dance and several patriotic songs were sung. The Headboy, Headgirl and school appointees expressed their views about the need for maintaining cleanliness. Addressing the school, the Principal, Dr.Saini appealed to everyone to make a concerted effort to keep their surroundings clean.

Swachh Bharat Mission in the country is a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary. The Mission has been launched to tackle sanitation and waste management issues in the country. During this time various competitions and events like poster making, drawing, skits and plays will be organized in the school. The aim is to make cleanliness a habit, to promote awareness about good sanitary practices such as clean toilets, clean surroundings and impart information on health and hygiene to the students.

Computer Olympiads 2014

Dear Parents,

The schedule for the Computer Olympiads / Event for the session 2014-15 is given below: Title Conducted by Classes Participation fee / child Date of Exam
1 NCO (National cyber Olympiad) Science Olympiad foundation 6 to 12 Rs 120 14th October 2014
2 IIO (International informatics Olympiad) Silver Zone 6 to 12 Rs 120 20th November 2014

If you wish to register your child in any of the above Olympiads/ Event. You are requested to fill in the consent slip clearly mentioning the name of the test along with the fee amount. The total amount will be charged and included in the fee bill.

Please do not send cash. The consent form duly filled must be sent to the Class teacher by 29th September, 2014.

Click here to download the consent form.

Please note that the participation in these Olympiads is not mandatory.


The school gave a fond farewell to a host of senior teachers who had retired. These comprised Mrs Prema Pandey, Dr.V.D.Aggarwal, Mrs Kaumudi Sharma and Mr.D.K.Garg. Two other teachers, Dr.Kanchan Mehrotra and Mrs Sneh Arora could not be present due to certain unavoidable reasons.

Dr. Asha Lata Pandey delivered the welcome address and the music department made a soulful presentation. The Principal presented the Plaque to each of them. Each teacher addressed the gathering, reflecting on their long association with the school and the memories they would carry away with them. The Principal, Dr.Saini; The Vice Principal, Mrs.Shobha Mehta and the Headmistresses, Ms.Vanita Sehgal and Mrs.Anita Sehgal paid tribute to the teachers.

IPSC Table-Tennis (Boys) 2014 Championship held at Welhams Boys School, Dehradun

The All India IPSC Table-Tennis (Boys) 2014 Championship was held at Welhams Boys School, Dehradun from 1st to 4th September 2014. DPS R.K. Puram won the U-19 Boys Team Championship, the U-17 team championship and U-14 Boys second runner up in the team championship. In the individual category, Shiven Banga won the championship. Shiven defeated Shrey of Doon School, Dehradun, by 3—0 in the quarter Final. In the semi final, Shiven of DPS R.K. Puram defeated Chaitanya of Doon School by 3 –0. In the finals, Shiven defeated Manan of the DPS R.K. Puram by 3—0 and won the individual championship.

In the U-17 Boys, Ayush Kapoor won the individual championship in the Quarter final. Ayush of DPS R.K. Puram beat Vedant of Welhams Boys, Dehradun by 3—0. In the semi finals, Ayush Kapoor beat Shivam of Modern School, Delhi by 3—1. In the finals, Ayush Kapoor of DPS R.K. Puram defeated Vishal Vallabh and Ashram Gujrat by 3-2 and won the Individual championship. In the U-14 Boys, Vansh of DPS R.K. Puram won the 1st Runner up Championship in the U-14 categories.

39th Maharashtra Open Junior Squash Championship 2014

The 39th Maharashtra Open Junior Squash Championship was held at the Bombay Gymkhana, Mumbai between 4-7 September 2014.

Aseem Mehra, a student of class 11-Q, reached the semifinals against a very strong playing field and competed for the 3rd position in the boys U-19 category.

He received a Certificate of Merit and a cash price of Rs 6,500/- was awarded to him for this achievement.


Panchtatva-the Environment Club of DPS R.K.Puram Develops an Herbal Garden

‘Panchtatva Saviours’ got together to create an Herbal Garden in the school campus on 27 August 2014. Sapling Plantation of common medicinal herbs was initiated by the Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini. The aim of developing this garden is to create awareness amongst the students about the rich treasure of therapeutic herbs around us. Modern day medicines are expensive, strong and have side effects while the herbal extracts have long lasting effect and do not weaken our system.

Scientists are now turning to secondary metabolites from plant source like Giloe, Sadabahar for Cancer treatment. Ms Shobha Mehta,Vice Principal; Ms VanitaSehgal, Headmistress (Classes VIII-X); Ms Anita Singh, Headmistress (Classes VI and VII);Mr S.K.Arora, Head of the Biology Department; Ms Pushpa Agarwal, Vice Principal, DPS Shiksha Kendra and Ms Niva Chhonkar, Environment Club Incharge along with Class XII Environment Club members actively participated in the plantation drive.

A collective information about the medical application of these herbs was presented by the Environment Club members through a book and Power Point.

The students of DPS Shiksha Kendra students enacted a Street Play on the theme ‘Save the trees’. The saplings of Ashwagandha, Baheda, Satavari, Aloe vera, Amla, Giloe, Shammi, bael, Jamun, Neem, Basil, Gugul, Henna, Ajwain, Motiaetc were tagged with their scientific name along with their medical use.



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