This year 21 students from DPS R K Puram have been selected on merit in Open Merit Junior Science Search Examination. This is the highest number of scholarships given to any school in Delhi. 18 out of the 21 students have been ranked in the 1st hundred positions and will be receiving a scholarship of Rs. 1000/- p.a. The remaining 3 will receive a scholarship of Rs. 500/- pa. The scholarship will be given for 2 years.
This exam is conducted every year by the Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT, Science Branch.
The objective of this scheme is to identify the most brilliant students in the state in Class IX and to recognize their scientific aptitude by giving them scholarships and certificates, so that they may hone their talent in whatever field of higher education they wish to pursue. The scholarship gives them an edge over the others for future selection in the streams of their choice.