Delhi Schools 2021- 2022

Delhi Public School R.K. Puram
Co- educational, CBSE affiliated, points based admission

About the School
The Delhi Public School R.K. Puram (or DPS RKP as it is known) was founded in 1972 by the Delhi Public School Society (DPS Society). The DPS Society is a non-profit, non-proprietary educational body that runs over one hundred schools in India and abroad. The DPS Society is very well known and its schools have produced many distinguished alumni.

DPS RKP is one of the flagship schools of the DPS Society. The school is spread over three campuses in Vasant Vihar, East of Kailash and R.K. Puram. The Vasant Vihar and East of Kailash campuses house junior schools whereas the senior school is located on the R.K. Puram campus. The total enrollment is in excess of 9500 students.

DPS RKP is known for rigorous academics. Students of the school excel in competitions for engineering and medical seats and have been doing so for decades. The school acts like a magnet for those desiring entry into science based professions. A large number of students also make it into some of the best institutions in the US and elsewhere. It is, however, not a school for those who like to take it easy.

The DPS R.K. Puram campus consists of classes VI to XII only. The Junior School is split over two different campuses- one in Vasant Vihar and the other in East of Kailash.

The Vasant Vihar campus- DPS Vasant Vihar (DPS VV) was established in April 1983 and is about a kilometer away from the R.K. Puram campus. DPS VV has classes from Nursery to V with the Nursery being housed in a building separate from the Junior School. Students graduate to the main R.K. Puram campus after Class V. The total enrollment in the Vasant Vihar campus exceeds 1500.

The second junior school campus is at DPS East of Kailash. This is located much further away but follows the same pattern with the students attending classes at the R.K. Puram campus after Class V.

Delhi Public School R.K. Puram
Sector 12, Rama Krishna Puram
New Delhi, Delhi 110022, India
Telephone- 49115500
Fax- 26184023

Delhi Public School Vasant Vihar
E- 71 Vasant Marg
Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110057
Telephone- 49116600
Fax- 26152695

Delhi Public School East of Kailash
F- Block, East of Kailash,
New Delhi 110065
Telephone- 49117700
Fax- 26416298

DPS RKP is one of the largest schools in Delhi with the campus being divided into ten blocks. The school is so large that each class has its own building. Facilities for studying science go beyond the conventional Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology, Mathematics and General Science Labs. The school has 8 computer labs organized by subject, a 1000 Mbps network, a Web Resource Center, a well regarded Robotics Lab, an Electronics Lab as well as the Shogun Technology Lab which houses working models of projects utilizing various alternate energy sources. In addition there are separate libraries for junior and senior schools with a total of more than forty thousand books.

The school has a sound proof auditorium with a capacity of 350, a sound proof studio with a capacity of 45 and a seminar room with a capacity of 65. In addition there is a large open air theatre.

On the sports front the school has a sports complex with facilities for cricket, football, golf, basketball, tennis and badminton. The complex has three swimming pools and two gyms, one of which is reserved for staff members.

Other facilities include a music center, art rooms and a clinic. Hostel facilities are available for both boys and girls with each hostel having a capacity of 200. The girls hostel is located on the main campus while the boys hostel is a short distance away.

The junior schools in Vasant Vihar and East of Kailash are equally well equipped. Both feature extensive libraries, computer rooms and math/ science labs.

Age Criteria and Seats in 2020-2021
The admissions made in 2020-2021 were to the Nursery i.e. Pre- School Class. Parents could apply either to DPS Vasant Vihar or DPS East of Kailash but not to both. Admission was restricted to children of ages 3 years or more as on 31/03/2020.

The total number of seats available in DPS Vasant Vihar was 216; out of these 216 seats 108 were reserved for the General category (50%), 54 for EWS (25%), 11 for the Staff quota (5%) and 43 for the Management quota (20%).

The total number of seats available in DPS East of Kailash was 180; out of these 180 seats 90 were reserved for the General category (50%), 45 for EWS (25%), 9 for the Staff quota (5%) and 36 for the Management quota (20%).

Admission Timeline for 2020-2021
The school adopted the following timeline in 2020-2021

Online Availability of Forms 29/11/2019- 27/12/2019
Online Submission By 27/12/2019
First List 24/01/2020
Second List 12/02/2020
Third List 06/03/2020

Admission Criteria
The school uses a point-based system for admissions. The criteria and their weightages are as below

Neighborhood 50 points.

Candidates residing within 6 km from the school get 50 points, those residing between 6 and 8 km get 40 points, those residing between 8 and 15 km get 30 points while those residing between 15 and 20 km away get 20 points.
Siblings 25 points.

Applicants are given 25 points if a real brother or sister is already studying in the school.
Alumni 20 points.

The candidate is given 10 points if either parent is an alumnus of the school and 20 points if both parents are alumni of the school.
Girl Child 5 points.

Female candidates are given 5 points.
Total 100 points.

Documents Required
The school requires that successful applicants produce the following documents.

Address Proof Passport/ Domicile Certificate/ Ration Card/ Electricity Bill/ MTNL Bill/ Water Bill/ Unique Identification Card or Electoral Card. The school may also verify residential address through home visits.
Date of Birth and Girl Child Proof Birth Certificate issued by Municipal Corporation.
Sibling Proof Copy of Fee Bill issued by office in academic session 2019-2020.
Alumni Proof Passing certificate of AISSCE (Class XII) from DPS R.K. Puram.

Cutoffs in 2020-2021
The school published the scores of all 2258 applicants for East of Kailash and all 2166 applicants for Vasant Vihar. The cutoff was 55 points for both.

Class XII Results
The top scoring students in each category in 2019-2020 were as follows- Science- 98.2%; Commerce- 98%; Humanities- 98.8%. 557 students of the 878 who appeared obtained more than 90% in the aggregate.

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