Times NIE Student of The Year Award

Shivin Uppal of class XI- P was awarded the Times NIE Student of the Year award which is given to one student from class XI who shows overall excellence in both academics and co-curricular activities.

He was presented the award by Ms Swapna Tripathi, the Times of India Coordinator for the school, in the Principal, Ms Vanita Sehgal’s office.


Bharatanatyam by Students of DPS R.K.Puram in Vietnam for the 8th Vietnam India Friendship Festival

Tvishi Duggal of X A and Gayatri Seth of X G of DPS RK Puram, performed Bharatanatyam at the 8th Indo-Vietnam Friendship Festival, organised by the People’s Party of Vietnam in Vietnam from the 2nd to the 8th of December. Their performance was a great success and was highly appreciated by the dignitaries . They are the senior disciples of Guru Jamuna Krishnan and Ragini Chandershekar, who are highly acclaimed Bharatanatyam artists of India. The girls have been training for the past 11 years and have completed their Arangetram at the age of 13.

Tvishi and Gayatri have been performing extensively and have received many accolades in the field of dance , the latest being a review in Narthaki, for their first performance in Chennai in November 2016.

Mock, Stalk and Quarrel

Aryan Huria is a contributing author in the anthology, “Mock, Stalk and Quarrel”. He is a 16-year-old, class 11 student in DPS R.K. Puram. Writing comes naturally to him. He has won many national level contests for his prolific writing including an award for the most popular story, organized by Litagram. He likes to play table tennis and read books in his free time. This is his second anthology, after ‘Tonights the Night’. Aryan is also passionate about public speaking. He has been writing since class IX and has his own blog, http://oma15.wordpress.com. Aryan is the youngest author in this collection of short stories.

Mock, Stalk & Quarrel is a collection of 29 satirical stories, penned by prolific writers and bestselling authors, that attempts to mock, question, defy, and raise a voice against issues that matter. Published by Readomania, it is India’s first satirical anthology and is now available on Amazon and in stores across India.

Naima Kalra Gupta of Class XII – X, Authors a book, “Seventeen Takes”.

“Seventeen Takes”, is a mix of fiction and non fiction pieces about everything a teenager experiences, ranging from formulating a sense of identity and realizing (or not) who you are. It is about the self, the war that wages within all of us. Figuring out what to do with one’s life, lamenting the loss of an innocent childhood, coming to terms with changing beliefs and ideals and developing new ideas are themes that feature prominently in this book. Published by Rupa, this book is now available on Amazon and in stores across India.

Naima has strong interests in writing and mathematics. She has been writing since class 8 and has her blog at www.naimakgupta.com. In Naima’s own words, “I don’t write to change the world. Romantic though that notion is, I don’t think that is the purpose of literature. That isn’t the purpose of art in general.”

Naima is also passionate about Basketball and has played for the school team since class 9. She has also played in the National School Games representing the IPSC team. Naima has excelled in academics while indulging in her interests. She also likes to play the piano and paint in her free time.

WARTEX 2.0 – DAV Dayanand Vihar

Wartex 2.0 was held at D.A.V Public School, Dayanand Vihar on 22nd November 2016. Exun Clan bagged the overall winners trophy. The individual results are as follows:

A/V Editing – Winners

  • Akshay Khandelwal
  • Anirudh Chauhan
  • Ananay Arora

RoboWars – Winners

  • Danish Bansal [RK]
  • Shaurya Jain [RK]

Surprise Event – Winners

  • Shashwat Goel

Gaming – Runners Up

  • Veer Vaibhav Singh Rathore [DS+]

RoboSoccer – Runners Up

  • Aahan Birla [RK]
  • Yash Mathur [RK]

Mental Ability – Runners Up

  • Shashwat Goel
  • Aman Verma

Snappic – Second Runners Up

  • Arnav Singh [ETC]

Congratulations to all the winners!


Budding Painters of the School

Yati of class X-B gifted a canvas painting done by her to the Principal, Ms.Vanita Sehgal on 21st November 2016. It was displayed in an art exhibition held by the student artists of the school during ‘Art Poetica’.

Namya Parekh of Class-11 was honoured with the Anand Gupta Memorial Award along with a cheque of Rupees 1000/- in the 21st All India Inter DPS Children’s Art Competition 2015. The event was hosted by Delhi Public School, Ranipur, Haridwar.

Aanya Trehan of 9L won in the Art Olympiad 2015. She was a Winner in group C (All Three works ) and was awarded a cash Prize of Rs. 2000/- for each work. Small Hand Big Art , in collaboration with Lalit Kala Akademi and Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, powered by The Hindu in School and Hindu Young World, announced the winners of the Annual Art Olympiad 2015-16. These winners were selected by a panel of esteemed judges, based on a rigorous selection criteria. The Art Work of all the winners were displayed at the Exhibition Hall of Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art from 28th -30th May 2016.

Exhibition of Photographs on JEEVIKA ( Livelihood ) – by Aditya Anmol

Aditya Anmol, a student of class XII M, exhibited photo-stories of the villagers of Bihar at the Arpana Fine Art Gallery. These photographs were taken over a period of two years during a study of the efforts of the poorest of the poor to come out of the trap of poverty. The story also captures the role of government through the JEEVIKA Project by encouraging the formation of Self Help Groups and their financial inclusion.

The exhibited photographs is being acquired by Oxford Policy Management, an international development consulting firm which aims to help low- and middle-income countries achieve growth and reduce poverty and disadvantage through public policy reform.

The exhibition was widely covered in print as well as online media. The Times of India has published an interview with Aditya.

Aditya has won all the interschool photography competitions he participated in on behalf of DPS R.K.Puram. His photograph has been exhibited in “Nicefoto: an international celebration of amateur photography” in the Habitat Center, New Delhi. Aditya is a student with multi-faceted talent. He participated in the State Level Air Pistol Shooting Competition and the Rubik’s Cube Indian National Championships.

His published interview is available at:


DPS R.K.Puram Awarded India’s Best School

Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram has been rated India`s best school 2016-17 among deserving schools in India (Jury’s Choice Award) by Education Today. The panel comprises eminent personalities from the education fraternity with a vision for excellence in education. It specializes in analyzing schools in the country and abroad. Various Parameters like Academic Reputation, Co-Curricular Education, Sports Education, Holistic Development, Individual Attention, Leadership Quality, Infrastructure, Special Need Education, Innovative Teaching & Value for Money for India`s Best School have been taken into consideration for the selection.

The Awards Ceremony will be held in Bangalore on 10th December 2016.

Navika Chhauda – India Book of Records Title Holder

Navika Chhauda, studying in Class XI –L has authored a book “Nous Parlons francais Dans la Bibliotheque Publique!” featuring her Community service in Teaching French Language, along with the experiences and testimonials of her students.

The India Book of Records has awarded her with a certificate, a trophy and a memento for being an extraordinary personality in this field. Her attempt has been approved by the India Book of Records and now Navika has been honored with the Title of Record Holder.

The noble work done by Navika was also covered in the Newspaper, Hindustan (hindi).
The book was launched by Special Officer on duty to the LG, Mr Ajay Chaudhry and the DCP, south east in Ansari Hall. It was also covered in the media -in Zee Salam and ETV news channel.
The Author has shared her beautiful journey of teaching French to the girls of age group of 12 to mid 30s of Okhla Jamia locality.It was a challenging task which these girls made possible with their dedication and enthusiasm. The main purpose of writing this book is to spread awareness among her fellow friends to
encourage community service.

Navika is also achiever in other fields – she has done a Diploma in Kathak, she has cleared DELF (the elementary level) exam in French language, she is a violinist from Trinity College of London, and presently she is the Student Council member of class 11th.

Battles & Betrayals

Tanya is the author of the historical fiction “Battles and Betrayals” She is 13 years and presently studying in class nine. She began writing this book in 2014 when she was merely 11 years old. She has scored 10 CGPA all theses years. She has travelled and lived in various cities since childhood namely, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad and Indore, her work reveals the richness of the multicultural exposure she has got. The epic saga of Mahabharata has inspired her the most. She wants to give her thoughts flight and write more novels in the Mythology and fiction category. She has already started writing her second Novel.

A glimpse of the story:
A race to get the throne, a curse inflicted on her, an ally who is not ready to trust her and the numerous battles that arise. The brave heiress of Magadheera who has been brought up with love and affection by her father, now after his death has to face the vicious world and confront a hidden foe among the once she had once trusted. Now, it is up to her to prove herself worthy of the throne and save her subjects from the tyranny of the malicious foe, which has deceptively captured her throne.

Author: Tanya Jaiswal

DPS Society Chairman meets the Winners of ISSDC

The Chairman of DPS Society, Mr.V.K.Shunglu met the students who received the Gold Medal for winning the International Space Settlement Design Competition held by NASA in July, 2016. These winners were felicitated in the Scholar Badge function of Class 12th on the 4th of November 2016.

The Chairman interacted with these young Space Scientists who are students of Classes 10th to 12th along with the Principal, Ms.Vanita Sehgal and the Teacher Coordinator, Mr.Anil Verma. The Principal also showed him the trophy which they had won for the school.

Infoyage 2016 – Inter School IT Event

Infoyage 2016 was held at Cambridge School, Indirapuram on 6th October 2016. Exun Clan bagged the Overall Winners Trophy. The individual results are as follows:

A/V Editing – Winners

  • Akshay Khandelwal
  • Anirudh Chauhan

Gaming – Winners

  • Shivin Suri [DS+]
  • Aryan Arora

C++ Programming – Winners

  • Sankush Gupta
  • Aman Verma

Java Programming – Winners

  • Anant Kumar [NE]
  • Vishrut Malik

Web Development – Winners

  • Ananay Arora
  • Vishrut Malik

Symposium (Speaker) – Winner

  • Tanmay Bansal

Digital Imaging – Second Runners Up

  • Neel Lakhwani
  • Anirudh Goyal

Junior Quiz – Second Runners Up

  • Aaryak Garg
  • Alhad Sethi

Senior Quiz – Second Runners Up

  • Udit Malik
  • Sudhanshu Agarwal

Crossword – Second Runners Up

  • Udit Malik
  • Sumay Mishra

Congratulations to all the Winners!

Budding Author- Divit Jawa

Divit Jawa of XII-J has authored a book on ethical hacking, ‘Windows Hacks ‘n’ Tricks’. Divit has written this book in a comprehensive manner, keeping in mind the tricks that can be used by most people to unravel the hidden capabilities of Windows. The book is written in a conversational tone where the reader feels like the author is talking to him. He has researched a lot for this book and has worked hard trying to put together the most interesting and engrossing elements of ethical hacking together.

Divit’s love for computers is not new. He has actively been participating in computer competitions, and is a part of the Digex (Digital Excellence) Club. He has won two silver medals at the school and zonal level in the National Cyber Olympiad (NCO). Divit’s other interests include movie making and photography. He has won several movie making competitions and has also made short videos for school events. He is also one of the founding members of the AutoClub of DPS RK Puram.

An avid student of the sciences, Divit aspires to become an engineer and bring affordable alternative engine technology to India.

State Award for Vice Principal, Mrs.Anita Singh

The Vice Principal, Mrs.Anita Singh has been conferred with the prestigious State Award for Teachers for the year 2015-16 by the Directorate of Education. Mrs.Singh has a long association with DPS R.K.Puram, spanning 32 years and has worked in various capacities – as Representative of class X and XII, Head of Department of Biology, the Clinic Incharge and as the Headmistress of VI and VII.

TechFest 2016 – Inter School IT Event

TechFest 2016 was held at The Air Force School, Subroto Park on the 26th August, 2016.

Exun Clan bagged the Overall Winners Trophy. The individual results are as follows:

Surprise Event – Winners

  • Shashwat Goel
  • Udit Malik

Photography – Winners

  • Aditya Anmol [DIGEX]
  • Shaurya Jain [DIGEX]

Cipher – Runner Up

  • Aman Verma

Programming – Runner Up

  • Sankush Gupta

Programming – Second Runner Up

  • Ayush Singla

Senior Quiz – Second Runners Up

  • Aditya Batra [NE]
  • Yashwardhann

Junior Quiz (Maths) – Second Runners Up

  • Anmol Singh Dhaliwal [NE]
  • Jaivardhana Singh [NE]

Congratulations to all the winners!


Ten students have qualified at the national level from Delhi Public School R.K.Puram out of 53 students in the general category from Delhi (NTSE Stage-2 2015-16).The exam was held on 8th May 2016 and the results were declared on the 22nd of July 2016.

1. Shaurya Raj Singh
2. Srija Chakraborty
3. Lakshya Kumar Tangri
4. R.Sainiranjan
5. Siddhanta Panda
6. Ishaan Jain
7. Sankush Gupta
8. Ayush Venkatesh Bindlish
9. Pranshu Bhagat
10.Sajag Prakash

The qualified students will get Rs.1200/- per month till Class XII and from graduation level Rs.2000/- per month. We are very proud of our students’ achievements.


International Black Belt in the ITF style Taekwondo

Manmit Singh, a student of 12 N, recently earned an International Black Belt in the ITF Style Taekwondo in Delhi on 7th July 2016 under the capable guidance of Mr U.Roy, 4th Dan Black Belt, who trained and taught him to be determined and follow the code of conduct that Taekwondo stands for – of courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control and indomitable spirit.

Black Belt
Black Belt


Junior Science Talent Search Examination (JSTSE), which is conducted by the Science Branch of the Directorate of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi was held on 31st January,2016

The objective of this scheme is to identify the most brilliant students in the state in Class IX and recognize their scientific aptitude by giving them scholarships and certificates.

Nine students of D.P.S. R.K.Puram have been selected in the merit list. The names of the JSTSE scholars are as follows:

digitalLEARNING India School Ranking Survey 2015

digitalLEARNING India School Ranking Survey 2015 conducted by Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd., DPS R K Puram has been judged as one of the best institutions, and ranked No.1 in Delhi in the Online Presence and Social Footprints categories, as mentioned in the January 2016 issue.


The following students from our esteemed institution won top positions in International Informatics Olympiad (IIO) competing their counterparts from India and Abroad in this Olympiad. The school also got Performance Excellence Award for outstanding overall performance of students participated from our school in Silverzone Olympiads in 2015-2016.

Sarthak Pal of 11 L secured International Olympiad rank 10
Navyaa Sanan of 10 J secured International Olympiad rank 13



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