Aarohan – Ascent of Young Minds

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram organized ‘rohan- Ascent of the Young Minds’ – an Inter school debate on 10th and 11th August 2017. Around 38 schools from all over Delhi and the NCR participated in this two day competition. The event gave a platform for students from classes 6 to 8 to showcase their oratorical skills with powerful debates in Hindi as well as English.

The Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra warmly welcomed the judges, Dr. Mita Bose, former Associate Professor of English at Indraprastha College, Ms. Kiran Misra, English Announcer for All India Radio and Ms Shraddha Adityavir Singh, English Lecturer at Zakir Hussain College on the first day of the event.


On the second day, Dr Mukul Sharma, Professor at Venkateshwar College, Ms Harsha Naya, Research Officer at the Central Hindi Directorate and Dr Kapil Sharma, Reporter and Anchor at Aaj Tak were the honoured chief guests. The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, in her address to the gathering, emphasised on the importance of learning to achieve greater heights. Also present on the occasion were the Coordinators of the English and Hindi Department, Dr.Atika Dayal and Mrs.Jyoti Bakshi and their team of teachers who organized the debate.

Competitors delivered eloquent debates and formidable arguments, on the topics, ‘Progress is a double-edged sword’ and ‘धन ही लक्ष्य तक पहुंचाता है’. The students participated in teams of two, one speaking for and the other against the motion, exemplifying the qualities of a top-notch debater in their own distinct way.

The First position in the English Debate was bagged by Seher Taneja of Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan, with Aryaman Jaiman from Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai in the second and Pooja Saluja of Delhi Public School, Noida in the third position. Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai emerged as the best team.
In the Hindi debate, Arshia Bhatnagar from DPS Sushant Lok bagged the first prize, whereas Ananya Agarwal from DPS Vasant Kunj and Saumya Maheshwari from Banyan Tree School got the second and the third prizes respectively. The trophy for the best team was awarded to Banyan Tree School. The overall ‘Aarohan – Ascent of Young Minds’ trophy was bagged by DPS Noida.


Runners up in the “Trackathon”

Ayush Gupta and Arush Bansal, members of “Roboknights” club of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram won the runners up in the “Trackathon” robotics event of  “Digilogous 4.0”, the Technical symposium of Rukhmani Devi Public School, Pitampura,Delhi held on 5th August 2017.

Dr. Stya Paul Memorial Mathematics Quest 2017

Dr. Stya Paul Memorial Mathematics Quest 2017’, an annual inter-school Mathematics competition was organized by Apeejay School , Saket on Thursday,27th July 2017. DPS RK Puram won 3rd prize in Mathematics Relay, 1st prize in Crossword puzzle, and 1st prize  in Quiz.

Mathematics Relay: 3rd  Position

  • Nipun Kumar V D
  • Pratyush VI K
  • Vaibhav Mehra VII J
  • Kshitij VIII F

Crossword Puzzle: 1st Position

  • Nikunj Agarwal IX J
  • Aradhya Agarwal XF

Quiz: 1st  Position

  • Anurag Saksena XI J

The Frank Anthony Public School ‘EXTRAVAGANZA’

Jatin Jha (XII ‘F’) and Veena Chatterjee (XI ‘N’) participated in SPECTRUM: ‘Declamation in English’ of the fest, EXTRAVAGANZA conducted by The Frank Anthony Public School on 10th August, 2017.

The topics were assigned by a draw of lots followed by an hour of preparation time. Top schools from Delhi took part in the event.
Jatin Jha was awarded the Best Speaker trophy and the DPS RK Puram team was adjudged the ‘Best Team’.


Aarohan – Ascent Of Young Minds

Day 1: English

Position Name of the Participant(s) Class School
First Seher Taneja VIII Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan
Second Aryaman Jaiman VIII Apeejay School, Sheikh Serai
Third Pooja Saluja VII Delhi Public School, Noida
Best Team Shivangi Roy VIII Apeejay School, Sheikh Serai
Best Team Aryaman Jaiman VIII Apeejay School, Sheikh Serai


Comclave 2017

The students of Expressions Theatre Club bagged the first position in the ‘Ad- Mad’ event at Comclave 2017 at Gyan Bharti School, Saket on the 5th of August, 2017. The team comprised of Mohammad Osaid (XII-T), Vansh Gupta (XII-T), Aryaman Gupta (XI-T) and Sumay Mishra (XI-D). The participants had to endorse a fictional product, the ‘Bhambani Belt’ through an innovative advertisement. The team put up an enigmatic performance that enthralled the audience and left them awed. With over 20 prestigious schools from Delhi-NCR, the Expressions Theatre Club of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram proudly came out on top.


Vasundhara ‘17

The students of Expressions Theatre Club were awarded the first position at the ‘Nukkad Natak’ event held at Vasundhara ’17, the Annual Art and Culture Fest at Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj on the 28th of July 2017. The team comprised of Mohammad Osaid (XII-T), Ishita Agnihotri (XII-B), Niramya Harsh (XI-J), Aryan Ahuja (XI-V), Pragneesh Kapoor (XI-Q), Saanya Singh (XI-U) and Aryaman Gupta (XI-T). They performed an enigmatic street play on the theme “Man – The Most Dangerous Animal”. It was quite a challenging competition with over 25 schools competing and contending for the same podium positions. The students were accompanied by Ms. Surbhi Gaur for the competition.

Robotsavam 2017

Vinamr Sachdeva, Kartik Sangwan, Shaurya Jain, Aniansh Raj Singh and Tanmay Gupta, who are members of the “Roboknights” club of Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram, New Delhi participated in “Robo Race”,”RC Boat Challenge”, “Line Follower Bot Challenge” and “Maze Solving Robot Challenge” of the “Robotsavam 2017”, an international level technical festival exclusively for robotics organised by Amrita University at the Amritapuri campus, Kollam, Kerala on 28th-30th July 2017.They won third prize in both “Line Follower Bot Challenge” and “Maze Solving Robot Challenge”.It is worth noting that this was the only team whose members are all school students whereas all other teams are from colleges.

The 6th R.L. Chopra Memorial Inter School Quiz Festival

The 6th R.L. CHOPRA Memorial Inter School Quiz Festival was conducted on 28th and 29 July 2017. The festival saw the participation of 39 schools and more than 1000 students across Delhi in 6 events namely the General Quiz (Sr.),General Quiz (Jr.), BLAME Quiz (Bollywood, Literature, Art, Mythology, and Entertainment), SPENT Quiz (Sports + Entertainment), India Quiz, and Sci-Biz-Tech Quiz.
The ex-quizzers of New Era designed and conducted the quizzes. The energy level of all the participants was commendable.
18 winning teams of three students each were felicitated with books, cash prizes, individual trophies and certificates. The final result of the festival is as follows:


Stagekraft 2017

The members of the Expressions Theatre Club bagged the first position at the inter-school competition, ‘StageKraft’ at Sanskriti School, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. They took part in the event, ‘Nukkad-Natak’ on 1st of August 2017 where they competed against 12 schools across Delhi, N.C.R. The topic of the street play was ‘Nayi Soch, Naya Zamana’ (New Thinking, New World). The team comprised of ten students namely- Gayatri Raghunandan (XII-X), Stuti Banga (XII-X), Isha Arora (XI-T), Shloke Meresh (XI-T), Akshay Jain (XI-R), Avichal Chopra (XI-P), Shreyas Mendiratta (XI-A), Sara Singh (XI-X), Nandini Chichra (XI-X) and Harshini Misra (XI-U). This is the second time in a row that the students have bagged this award at Sanskriti School. They were encouraged and mentored by Ms. Vanita Sehgal, the Principal and Ms. Sudeepta Chatterjee, Teacher-In-Charge, Expressions Theatre Club. Ms. Preeti Pratihari of the Psychology Department accompanied the students for the competition.

Enship Fest 2017

The 1st Inter School Entrepreneurship Competition, hosted by Delhi Public School R.K. Puram was held on 5th August, 2017. 55 schools rolled in to make this event a huge success. The fest was a culmination of 5 events namely Business Plan, Ad Making, Debate, Quiz and a Surprise Event.
The Principal, Ms.Vanita Sehgal, warmly welcomed our Chief Guest, Mr.Anurag Batra, Chairman and Editor-in -Chief of BW Business World. She also welcomed the judges for the competitive events; Mr.Sumeet Chilwa, Core team member at Sattviko and Mr.Piyush Mathur, CEO of Simpa Network for Business Plan; Alumni Shagun Sethi and Dhwani Nagpal for the Debate; alumnus Aditya Khandelwal for the Quiz and alumnus Adit Bhardwaj for the Ad Making competition.

The events provided the students a huge platform to showcase their talent and interest in the field of Business. The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, in her address emphasised the importance of perseverance to achieve whatever one aims to in life. The event was graced by a beautiful music performance by the students of D.P.S R.K Puram, singing a fusion of opera and Indian classical ragas. The Chief Guest, Mr. Anurag Batra in his address, congratulated the school on the huge success of the event and commended the performances of all the participants. He encouraged students to become entrepreneurs to change the world. Mr. Piyush Mathur highlighted the importance of keeping one’s eyes on the goal and taking risks. Ms. Anjana Virmani and Ms. Shalini Harisukh were the Enship fest Coordinators . The Concluding Ceremony marked the end of the first Entrepreneurship Fest.

In the Business Plan, Modern School Vasant Vihar school won the first position, Amity International Noida and St. Columbua’s Schoolwon the second and third position respectively; In Ad Making, D.P.S. Vasant Kunj came first, D.P.S. Rohini came second and Step By Step, Noida came third; The Shri Ram School, Moulsari emerged the winner in the Debate Competition, followed by The Indian School and Mayur School, Noida in the second and third positions respectively; The Quiz was won by G.D.Goenka, Vasant Kunj school, followed by The Shri Ram School, Mousari as second and Tagore International, East of Kailash as third; In the Surprise Event, Amity International School, Mayur Vihar won the first prize, D.P.S. Dwarka won the second and Bal Bharti Public School, GRH won the third. The Shri Ram School, Moulsari emerged as the overall victor of the event over the five competitions.

Digilogous 4.0 – An Inter-School IT Symposium

Digilogous 4.0 – An Inter-School IT Symposium was held at Rukamini Devi Public School, Pitampura on 5th August 2017. Exun Clan bagged the Overall Trophy.


The individual results are as follows:

Surprise Event Winners
Gursher Aujla
Josh Randhawa
Udit Malik

Junior Quiz Winners
Angad Singh
Vinayak Pachnanda

Cryptic Hunt Winner
Shashwat Goel

Cryptic Hunt Runner Up
Aman Verma

Idea Pitching Runners up
Sameer Chadha
Ishika Gupta

Robowars Runners Up
Arush Bansal
Aditya Gupta

Group Discussion Second Runners Up
Amay Tewari
Aditya Joshi

Alphanode 2017 – An Inter-School IT Symposium

Alphanode 2017 – An Inter-School IT Symposium was held at DPS Gurgaon Sector-45 on 4 August 2017. Exun Clan bagged the Overall Trophy. The individual results are as follows:

DPS Gurgaon Alphanode
DPS Gurgaon Alphanode

Decodenode – Winners
Shashwat Goel

Intellect [Quiz] – Winners 
Aaryak Garg
Alhad Sethi

CreateX – Winners 
Akshay Khandelwal
Anirudh Goyal
Vishrut Malik

Analogous [Gaming] – Winners 
Yuvraj Marwah [DS+]

Photobuild – Runners Up 
Shaurya Jain [Digex]
Vaibhav Sharma [Digex]

Codec – Runners Up 
Ayush Singla
Avi Chandra

Decodenode – Second Runners Up
Aaryak Garg

Congratulations to all the winners!

Winner In All India Morning Assembly Competition Organised By Earth Day Networks

Earth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 50,000 partners in nearly 195 countries to build environmental democracy. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. Morning assembly is the time reserved for an environment-focused program that will help build awareness among all the students and teachers assembled about one/more environmental issues. Based on this concept Morning Assembly Competition was organised by Earth Day Networks. Submission of the Earth Day Assembly held in the month of April was made.Earth Day Celebration was organised by the teachers of Geography and Biology Departments.Our school was one of the winners out of eleven schools selected from all over India and the only school in Delhi. An educational Solar Kit will be presented to school

Overall Winners At DPS Vasant Kunj Annual Environment Festival ‘VASUNDHARA’

DPS Vasant Kunj organised the Annual Environment Festival ‘Vasundhara’ on July 28,2017.DPS R.K.Puram won the First Prize in Street Play with Topic: Man is the most dangerous animal of all).In the Budding Writers Competition (Essay Writing) Anirudhha Sen of X K won the First Prize. In Eco Cartonists Aryya Lohiya won the First Prize.In Comic Con Gurmani of VI E got the Second Prize.In the Movie Making Competition ‘Ecoflix’ Ishika Gupta of XI V and Sarthak Saini of XI P won the First Prize.The Overall Winners trophy was also awarded to DPS R.K.Puram


Vortex, an annual inter-school Mathematics Symposium was organized by Delhi Public School, Rohini on Thursday,3rd August 2017. DPS RK Puram won 2nd  prize in Problem Solving and 1st prize in Humble Heuristics.

Problem Solving: 2nd   Position

  • Daman XII H
  • Shubham XII H

Humble Heuristics: 1st Position

  • Tulika XII S


Techfest’17 was organized by Techno Geeks, the Computer Club, and Infinity, the Math Club of The Air Force School, Subroto Park on Wednesday, 2nd August 2017. DPS RK Puram won 3rd prize in Model making and 1st prize in Junior Quiz.

Conceptualize (Model Making): 3rd Position

  • Medhaavi X B
  • Adya X B

Junior Quiz: 1st Position

  • Vir VIII F
  • Arunabh VIII E

Inter DPS Information Technology Festival 2017

Date : 29th July, 2017
Chief Guest: Shri. V.K.Shunglu

The 4th Inter DPS Information Technology Fest hosted by Delhi Public School R.K. Puram, under the aegis of DPS Society, was held on 29 July, 2017. 57 schools were a part of the fest. The Chief Guest for the event, Mr. V.K. Shunglu, Chairman of DPS Society, Ms. Zeenat Khader, Joint Secretary of DPS Society, the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and the Vice Principal, Ms. Renu Nayar, were present at the fest. Mr. Mukesh Kumar, Head of the Computer Science Department, was the overall coordinator. Alumni of the school were present to impart their knowledge and act as a helping hand.

The fest included Quizzes, group discussions, and workshops concerning Web Designing, App Development and Google Technologies. DeCryptonite, an online cryptic hunt spanning over 99 schools, was conducted from 25-26 July.

The lighting of the lamp took place followed by the inauguration of the fest. Ms. Vanita Sehgal felicitated the guests and welcomed the participants. She said that IT is a very powerful weapon that must be used carefully. She thanked the Chairman for his vision, because of which the event could be made possible. She added, “Life is about enjoying, not just about winning.” A musical fusion of opera and Indian raaga was displayed, which was followed by a video depicting how the IT Fest has grown, and the Junior Quiz finals.

Mr. V.K. Shunglu, in his address, said that the IT fest was “exciting, entertaining and educating,” and that he was amazed by the great success of the fest. Mr. Mukesh Kumar delivered the vote of thanks.

The various events, conducted at multiple venues, provided the students a platform to showcase their talent and knowledge in the field of IT.

In the Concluding Ceremony, the alumni were presented with tokens of appreciation. Ms. Vanita Sehgal, along with Ms. Zeenat Khader, awarded the participants the trophies and certificates. DPS Vasant Kunj, DPS Rohini and DPS Karnal bagged the first, second, and third positions respectively in the Junior Quiz. DPS Vasant Kunj won the Senior Quiz and was followed by DPS Kolar Road, Bhopal, and DPS Ranipur, Haridwar. In the Group Discussion category, DPS International stood first, DPS Sushant Lok came second, and DPS Rohini came third. DPS Ranipur, Haridwar won the DeCryptonite Wizards Award. All participants were awarded with participation certificates.

Glimpses of the Onsite Events – Click to view the Photo Gallery

Patriotic Song Competition – Sanskrit

An Inter school Patriotic Song competition was held at Amrita Vidyalaya, Pushp Vihar on 22 July 2017. The students were trained by Mr Hamid of the Music Dept and they have done the school proud. The following students participated and bagged the second prize
1.Manya Sareen-VIII B
2.Harshini Sinha-VIII B
3.Aditya Mittal-VIII B
4.Shreshtha Agg.-VIII B
5.Kavya Aggr.-VIII B
6.Ekta Tiwari-VIII B
7.Aditya Kakkar-VIII B
8.Oorja Akshara-VII A
9.Hamsini Dewan-VII A
10.Nandini –VII B
11.Arya Lohani-VII B
12.Divyakshi –VII G

Crescendo’17 – State Western Music Festival

A state level music festival was held at Amity International School, Mayur Vihar. on Thursday, 20th July and Friday, 21st July, 2017. 18 schools participated in the competition. The two day competition consisted of four categories, in which the team from DPS RK Puram won 1st prize in Band, 1st prize  in Choir, 2nd prize in Duet and 2nd prize  in Solo. The team from DPS RK Puram won the overall trophy. The team consisted of 17 students.

Group Song: 1st Position

  • Swastika Sharma XII M
  • Aadya Varma XII M
  • Kriti Singh XI M
  • Rohan Malhotra XII T
  • Avichal Chopra XI P
  • Harnoor Dhanjal XII P
  • Himali Chhabra XI W
  • Anushka Chaudhuri XII X
  • Amrit Kaul X E
  • Udbhav Seth XII J (Keyboard)

Band: 1st Position

  • Karan Wali XI (Vocal)
  • Dev Taneja XII Q ( Lead Guitar)
  • Aryaman Kiri XII X (Drums)
  • Lakshaya Grover XII M (Bass)
  • Udbhav Seth XII J (Keyboard)

Solo: 2nd Position

  • Harnoor Dhanjal XII P (Vocal)
  • Udbhav Seth XII J (Keyboard)

Duet:  2nd Position

  • Raj Bakshi XI K (Vocal)
  • Shloke Meresh XI T (Vocal)
  • Shrey Gupta XII P (Guitar)



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