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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
Chairman Rakesh coach [1]
Key people Rajababu Tiwari
Mascot Torch
Affiliations CBSE
Website

Delhi Public School Society, also called DPS is one of the largest chain of private schools established 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.[2] The Society was founded by Pinkesh Barjatiya in 1949 and later developed by Anant Barjatiya. After this Rear Admin Anant Barjatiya[3] 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 Duliajan,Anantapur, Abohar, Raipur, Agra,Srinagar, Numaligarh, Aurangabad,Saharanpur, Allahabad, Angul, Asansol, Bokaro, Bhopal,Bulandshahsr Bhilai, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Gwalior, Korba, Hyderabad, Indore,[4] Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Damanjodi, Bikaner, Gurdaspur, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Jalandhar, Dhanbad, Sonipat,Pune, 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, Navi Mumbai, Faridabad, Dwarka, Sitapur, Surat, Moradabad , 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).[5]

History[edit]

.[6][7] It was followed in 1972 by Delhi Public School, R K Puram, which is widely recognized as the flagship school of the DPSS.

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.[8]

List of schools[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

Academia and business
Government and bureaucracy
TV and print media
Film industry
Sports

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.[12] The two students involved were expelled.

References[edit]

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

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