a) General Guidelines

General Guidelines to Parents/Guardians

As this school lays great emphasis on discipline, any slackness, disobedience and disregard of the rules will be dealt with firmly. Any negligence of good manners or code of conduct, any work or action likely to lower the image of the school, is to be regarded as a breach of school discipline. The school reserves the right to expel students whose diligence or progress in studies is considered unsatisfactory or whose conduct is harmful to other students. Immorality, insubordination or contempt of authority, breaking bounds and causing damage to school property are always sufficient reasons for immediate expulsion or rustication

  1. Follow sanitisation, Mask and social distancing (SMS)

  2. Parents are requested not to enter the classrooms to see their children or teachers during school hours.
  3. Parents are required to inform the school if there is any change in their address, telephone numbers and email ID in the prescribed performa available at School Office.

  4. Children when sick should not be sent to school to attend classes.

  5. Parents’ attention is drawn to the fact that criticism of the school or teacher in the presence of a child should be scrupulously avoided because it causes the students to lose respect for their teachers and consequently they fail to learn from them. This also retards the student’s progress.

  6. Should there be any legitimate complaint, please meet the Principal / In charge at the earliest or send a written complaint which will be personally looked into.

  7. Any communication made by the parent / guardian should be addressed to the Principal / In charge and sent through the Class Teacher. The name of the student, address, phone number, enrollment number and class / section should be clearly mentioned in the application.

  8. Parents should sign the progress report sheet and return it to the school within three days from the date of its distribution. If the progress report is lost or mutilated, a request for it can be made along with the payment of the required fine of Rs. 100 at the School Office.

  9. Parents are required to cooperate with the school in order to help their children progress by paying attention to their regularity, punctuality and discipline and to take interest in their wards work. They should check the bags of their wards, Almanac and ERP to see the homework/circular/notice/invitation etc. on daily bases.

  10. Care must be taken of all school property and if any damage is done it will be compensated for by the concerned student together with a payment of fine imposed for the offense. The student will also have to face strict disciplinary action as decided by the school authorities.

  11. It is compulsory for all students to attend school on the re-opening day after a vacation or semester.

  12. Absence of a student just before and immediately after the vacation would attract strict disciplinary action against him/her.

  13. The wards of those parents who avoid meeting the authorities, when advised to do so, may not be allowed to attend classes.

  14. Parents are requested to personally see off and receive their wards at bus stops along with Parent’s Identity Card.

  15. Parents and guardians will understand that absence of their ward during the term is not in their best interest. They are asked not to apply for leave if avoidable. Leave can be granted to the student only on the following grounds :

    • Serious illness or death of a very near relative.
    • For a condolence visit, if custom so demands.
    • To attend a marriage in the family.
  16. Parents must first consult the School Almanac and other circulars before making inquiries over the phone.

  17. Parents and guardians are requested to read and explain the school rules to their wards.

  18. Collection and distribution of lunch packets and other belongings is not the responsibility of the school.

  19. Students are not allowed to bring sweets, presents, etc. to school for any occasion like birthdays, Teacher’s Day, Children’s Day or on any other festival.

  20. Parents are requested not to enter school buses to see off and receive their wards.

  21. Parents should not try to overtake and stop the school bus to facilitate the boarding of their wards as this endangers the safety of the bus. Such attempts would lead to strict disciplinary action.

  22. Parents should not argue with the teachers present in the bus or the conductor/driver. If there is any problem, a written complaint to the Principal/In charge or School Office should be given.

  23. Parents or their representatives are requested to carry the Parent’s Identity Card when visiting the school to attend any function organized by the school or to collect their wards.

  24. Our School is a poly bag-free zone. Parents are requested not to send or bring any articles like tiffin, stationery, craft articles etc. to school in poly bags.

  25. Students are not permitted to use fluid for correction in their note-books or use it during exams.

  26. Parents must pick-up their wards within 15 minutes of dispersal time and should drop them within 15 minutes of start of the school.

b) Health Education

Recommendations to Parents/ Guardians-Health Education

To get the best from the school for your child, you are advised to maintain close contact with the school. We earnestly recommend parents and guardians to look into their ward’s Almanac every day.

Parents are requested to read the Almanac carefully as this is an important link between you and the school which acquaints you with the school rules. You are requested to ensure that the Student’s particulars and the Medical History on page- 5-6 is carefully filled in within a week and bears your signature.

Parents may write to the school or e-mail at : office@dps.ind.in about issues concerning their ward or for seeking advice. Your letters will be replied to, after discussion with the concerned member(s) of the staff.


1. All parents are requested to impart Health and Hygiene Education to their children so that their wards:

  • maintain personal hygiene.

  • exercise regularly.
  • sleep at least eight hours daily.

  • eat a balanced diet, nutritionally rich in proteins and vitamins.

  • avoid consumption of ice-creams etc. and other eatables from unhygienic places / road side vendors or outlets.

2. Immunize your child against the following :

  • (i) BCG

  • (ii) DTP

  • (iii) Oral Polio

  • (iv) Measles/MMR

  • (v) DT-at 5 years of age

  • (vi) COVID-19 (if applicable)

Tetanus booster dose must be given between 7-16 yrs. of age and also to be given if injured.

  • (vi) Typhoid

  • (vii) Cholera

  • (viii) Hepatitis B

  • (ix) Meningitis

3. Students suffering from diseases such as Chickenpox, Cholera, Measles, Mumps and Jaundice must observe the prescribed period of quarantine as mentioned below :

  • a) Chickenpox — Two weeks.

  • b) Cholera — Till the child is completely cured.

  • c) Measles — Two weeks after the rashes disappear.

  • d) Mumps — Until the swelling has disappeared.

  • e) Jaundice — Six weeks after recovery.

  • f) COVID-19 — two weeks after recovery.

4. Parents are requested not to send their ward to school if the child is suffering from any infectious disease like Chickenpox, Conjunctivitis, Dermatitis, Scabies etc. until the quarantine period is over.

5. Students suffering from chronic diseases like asthma, epilepsy, rheumatic heart disease etc. are advised to be under continuous medical supervision of a specialist doctor. History of their illness with the specified treatment and the doctor’s contact number must be communicated to school.

6. Students who are medically unfit shall not be allowed to take class tests or examinations.

7. A student returning to school after suffering from any kind of illness is required to bring a medical certificate from their doctor on joining the school, a copy of which must be submitted in the school clinic to be endorsed by the school doctor.

c) School Rules

School Rules

  1. Every student should bring his/her Almanac and books according to the timetable to school every day.

  2. Strict regularity, implicit obedience, courtesy in speech and conduct, cleanliness of dress and person are expected from every student. Students must strictly conform to the regulations laid down in this regard.

  3. Carrying of valuable articles like expensive or fancy watches, stationery items, ipods, CDs, DVDs, magazines, mobile phones or any other electronic gizmos to school is strictly prohibited. If a student is found in unauthorized possession of any of the above mentioned gadgets, it shall be confiscated and kept in the custody of the school for three months from the date of confiscation. The sim may however be returned to the parent. Strict action against defaulters will ensue if this act of indiscipline is repeated.

  4. Students are not allowed to wear fancy jewellery or clips. If earrings must be worn, they should be worn in only one small hoop or stud. Girls are not allowed to wear more than one pair (small-sized, decent, age and school student appropriate) ear rings or studs. Boys are not allowed to wear earrings in the ear. Wearing of nose rings, bangles, chains, rings, bracelets, tattoos of any kind by any student is strictly prohibited.

  5. The name, class and section of the pupil should be clearly marked on all belongings of the student. Blazer, vests & jerseys should also bear the name of the student.

  6. A student who uses unfair means during a test or examination will be given zero in the subject and a warning letter. Repetition of the same will result in his/her dismissal.

  7. Students are not allowed to use the school telephone except in an emergency and with the permission of the Parent Care Executive. They will not be called to answer phone calls during school hours.

  8. Non-vegetarian food is strictly prohibited within the school premises. Students should bring only wholesome food to school. Junk food and fizzy drinks are strictly prohibited.

  9. Students who come to the school by private transport should arrive at school five minutes before the Home Room period. Disciplinary action will be initiated against those children who are habitually late to the school.

  10. We are deeply concerned about the safety and security of our children. Please note that no child may be taken home during school hours unless there is an emergency. In that case, the Principal/Wing Head may be contacted, and permission along with a Gate Pass should be obtained.

  11. Leave for Half day / Early leave after a Weekly Test is not permitted for security reasons. Short leave is not allowed, on account of illness or for functions etc.

  12. Pupils are responsible to the school authorities not only for their conduct in the school but also for their general behavior outside. Any reported objectionable conduct out of the school premises on the part of pupils will make them liable for disciplinary action.

  13. On every school day and during school functions and outings, students should be in the school uniform. Proper school uniform is mandatory.

  14. No collection of money / gifts for any purpose is to be made or encouraged.

  15. Children must speak in English with in the school campus and school bus.

  16. Changing of classrooms between periods should be done in silence and in an orderly manner.

  17. Running, playing, whistling or shouting inside the school building is not permitted.

  18. Students are not allowed to bring any sharp instruments like knives, blades, nail cutter, scissors etc., to the school.

  19. Exploding crackers or splashing colours during Diwali / Holi or on any other occasion in the school premises or school buses is strictly forbidden. Non-compliance to these instructions can result in expulsion from the school.

  20. Care must be taken of all school property and no student should damage, deface, destroy or spoil desks, chairs, or any other school furniture / property or write/draw anything on the walls or in any other way damage the things belonging to others. Any reported damage will be dealt with strict action. Fine will be imposed for any willful damage to the school property.

  21. Students should not enter the staff rooms.

  22. Girls’ hair must be plaited or tied back if it reaches the shoulders. If ribbons are worn they must be in green colour. No fancy hair-clips or other accessories are permitted.

  23. Non-Sikh boys’ hair must not touch the collar and should be cut a little above the ear-lobe in a student appropriate manner.

  24. The school does not accept responsibility for loss of books, pens, money or valuables. Students are not permitted to carry valuable articles or cash to school.

  25. Students should be made to be responsible to take care of their personal belongings.

  26. Children are instructed not to play in the classroom or use cricket bats or hockey sticks except on the playground. The cost of repairs caused by damage to school property may be charged to the concerned child and can lead to the child’s suspension from school. No student is permitted to bring any game-sports equipment to the class without instruction from school.

  27. Students are not permitted to colour their hair or use hair gel.

  28. Participation in games and in other extra-curricular activities is compulsory. Exemption may 2 6 be granted only on medical grounds.

  29. No student of the school is allowed to drive a mechanized vehicle to school. Any student found using the same may be rusticated from the school.

  30. Students using the Computer, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, MID rooms, Humanities labs , Language Labs, Smart Classes and auditorium are expected to be careful while using the equipment therein and to follow the Lab rules strictly.

  31. No chewing gum or stimulant is permitted anywhere in the campus.

  32. The selection of any student for any outbound trip will depend on his/her academic performance, attendance, overall conduct and discipline. If a student is found not adhering to any of these parameters, the management will have the right to cancel his/her trip.

  33. The school is in the process of implementing digital attendance system for students’ in buses as well as in class by using ID cards. Misuse of the card by way of impersonation cannot be ruled out. Any student (or parent) found carrying any other student’s/ parent’s ID card for marking attendance may lead to his/her ward’s rustication from school due to serious security threat. The date of implementation of the system will be informed to the parents during the course of the academic year.

  34. The school is not to be used as the mediator or vehicle of extending personal / family invitation for any sort of functions at home of any child.

  35. Bonafide students of the school (as long as they are enrolled with school) are expected to wear proper school uniforms whenever they are visiting school on any day for any reason.

  36. The school has zero tolerance policy for physical violence / bullying / indiscipline

  37. AC, Light and fan should be switched off when not in use. Student should also ensure that there is no wastage of water.

Identity Card

The school has introduced a system of an Identity Card for students and a Parent Identity Cards for parents, the use of which will be subject to the following basic rules.

  1. The pupil must carry the Identity Card to school and to all places of school activities in which the pupil is participating.

  2. All the students and their parents/ authorized guardians must possess identity cards issued by the school.

  3. If the pupil is escorted by his guardian or a home escort, the escort must carry the Parent Identity Card for proper identification.

Computer Lab Rules

  1. Before you sit, check the computer for damage and report problems if any to your teacher.

  2. Use only programs specifically assigned by the teacher.

  3. Do not use the internet unless specifically instructed.

  4. Do not play online games or music in the lab.

  5. Do not store any personal files in any folder.

Failure to follow these rules will result in suspension from the lab.

d) Name Change Protocol

[Rules For Correction in the DOB, Student’s Name, Father’s Name & Mother’s Name]

  1. In case a student is admitted in Nursery, Prep or Grade I on the basis of Date of Birth certificate with the student’s name not mentioned in it, Aadhar card of student is mandatory along with an application by parent.

  2. If the parents want any correction to be made in STUDENT’S NAME, FATHER’S NAME & MOTHER’S NAME on the basis of online DOB certificate, the correction will be made only if the date of birth in the online DOB certificate and the handwritten DOB certificate (submitted to the school at the time of admission) matches. The parents will be required to submit a self-declaration letter along with a copy of online DOB certificate in this case.

  3. In case the Mother’s Name or any other entry is not mentioned in the T.C., the information will be taken from the enrollment form of the school.

  4. In case the parents submit the amended T.C. from the previous school for any correction in DOB, STUDENT’S NAME, FATHER’S NAME & MOTHER’S NAME, the correction will be done after proper verification as per CBSE Norms.

  5. Aadhar card can be used as a document for a change in DOB. The parents will be required to submit a self-declaration letter and the proof of DOB which was given for making the Aadhar card in this case.

  6. In case the parents ask for a change in the first name/middle name/last name of STUDENT’S NAME, FATHER’S NAME and MOTHER’S NAME, the information has to be published in one local and one national daily newspaper and a copy of both the newspapers along with a self-declaration letter has to be produced to the school.

  7. Corrections/removal in STUDENT’S NAME, FATHER’S NAME & MOTHER’S NAME can be done on the basis of amended TC from previous school, a Government Gazette or court order.

  8. For Grade XI, the student’s details will be taken on the basis of Grade X Board Marksheet and certificates.

  9. No change will be accepted after the CBSE registrations in Grades IX / X / XI or XII except in cases where corrections need to be made and, in such cases, CBSE SOP will be followed.

  10. The school will charge Rs. 5,000 for one time correction.

e) Attendance Rules


  1. Students must be present in the school campus before commencement of HR period and should go straight to their classrooms after they alight from their buses.

  2. It is mandatory for students to be present on the first and last working day immediately before or after any vacation.

  3. Irregularity in attendance will be viewed seriously and could result in detention or dismissal. A student’s absence must be supported by a note from the Parent or Guardian for genuine reasons of absence.

  4. To meet the promotion criteria 75% attendance is compulsory in both the terms.


  1. Repeated absence without leave or unexplained absence for more than five consecutive days shall render a student liable to have his/her name struck off from the rolls.

  2. Parents must fill up the Record for their absence in the Almanac for each day their ward is absent from school stating the reason for absence.

  3. No student who has been absent will be allowed to attend classes until a letter from the parent stating the reason of absence is given to the class teacher.

  4. A student will be granted leave only on medical grounds or for any emergency.

  5. Willful absenteeism a day before a test/examination is strictly discouraged as the absentees miss valuable revision lessons and instructions.


  1. Transfer Certificate will be issued only after all dues to the school have been cleared.

  2. Students can be asked to be withdrawn from the school on the following grounds:
    a) indiscipline
    b) unsatisfactory progress in school work.
    c) issue of 6 red cards throughout his/her academic tenure.
    d) issue of 5 yellow cards during his/her academic tenure will also lead to expulsion.

  3. A student who fails twice in the same class will not be permitted to continue his/her studies in the school.

  4. One clear calendar months’ notice in writing or a month’s fee in lieu of notice must be given before the pupil is withdrawn.

  5. Those who leave the school in between the session (for any reason) must pay the fees for the month last attended.

f) Disciplinary Measures

SOPs-Discipline committee

Parents are expected to support the school by themselves becoming aware of the norms of conduct expected from their wards and by explaining the value of these to them. Positive behaviour is encouraged in school and acknowledged when shown.

Children are encouraged to respect their environment and exhibit spirit of fellow feeling.

Students should move around the school in an orderly, courteous and quiet manner and settle to work quickly.

Students may go to the playground or leave the class only after obtaining permission from the concerned teacher.

In between the periods students should not move outside their classroom.

The following disciplinary measures may be adopted by the school in dealing with students behaving in an unruly manner:

  1. Oral warning and counselling.

  2. Written warning.

  3. Detention during the break or after school.

  4. Suspension (ranging from 3 days to 30 days).

  5. Rustication.

Students indulging in aggressive or violent behaviour in school bus will be dropped to school and picked up from the school by their parents. They will not be permitted to travel by the school bus.

Red Card

Careless and untidy work in academics, lack of punctuality, failure of the student to be in proper school uniform over a period of time, any act of misconduct or misbehaviour, unsatisfactory performance in tests will lead to issuing of a Red Card, which has to be signed by the parent, class teacher and the Principal on each day of the week during which the student is on Red Card. If progress during the week is satisfactory, the Red Card can be discontinued. Six Red Cards issued to the student throughout his/her tenure would lead to expulsion from the school.

Yellow Card

Serious offences which reflect adversely on student’s conduct, e.g., breaking bounds, disobedience, telling lies may lead to the issuing of a Yellow Card which deprives the offender of availing any privilege in the school for a week. A student on Yellow card has to carry a Yellow Card with remarks written on it for the total duration of his/her reformation. He/she is not allowed to attend any programme, picnics or outings. The receipt of two Yellow Cards will lead to the expulsion of the offender from the school on disciplinary grounds. Punctuality is essential at all times. Students who violate this rule without valid reasons will be reprimanded. On the fourth occasion they will be sent home.

No student will hang around in the campus or in the school building after the respective bells have rung. Their manner of movement should be quiet and orderly. When using staircases and corridors students must keep to their left.

When behaviour is inappropriate/unacceptable it will be dealt immediately by the teacher/IC or Principal so that the students understand the consequences of his/her actions.

The school reserves the sole right to dismiss a student whose progress in studies is consistently unsatisfactory or whose conduct is harmful, objectionable or injurious to other students. Immorality, carrying obscene material and logging onto obscene website, grave insubordination, disobedience, contempt of authority or willful damage to school property, are some of the reasons for immediate dismissal.

CBSE Guidelines

CBSE Rules Regarding Violence Indiscipline and Ragging in Schools Affiliated to it Ragging is any disorderly or indisciplined conduct whether by words, spoken or written or by an act with the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student. It also involves indulging in rowdy or indisciplined activities which are likely to cause annoyance or psychological harm or apprehension or fear in any student & individual or doing any act or performing something which a student will not do in the ordinary course and may cause shame or embarrassment or adversely affect the physique or psyche of one student by another. Ragging is manifested in several aspects such as psychological, social, cultural and academic dimensions. Exploiting the relationship which has an inherent power structure such as between a senior and junior student for any of the factors mentioned above will fall under ragging. An act or abuse by spoken words, emails, public insults, social websites will be considered within the psychological aspects of ragging. Any act which affects the physical, mental, emotional – health, self confidence or self esteem of a student or individual can be categorized as an aspect of ragging.

No Act of Violence which includes physical, verbal or sexual abuse, bullying or ragging will go unnoticed or unpunished’ and serious action will be taken against the student indulging in such activities. Using filthy or abusive language that hurts the respect and dignity of girls and women within the earshot of girls and women also tantamounts to sexual abuse.

g) Expectations from DPS students

What is Expected of DPS Students?

They should take good care of their health and keep robust and strong.

They should always be polite with others in and out of the school.

They should avoid vulgarity in talk and behaviour.

They should accept whatever work is assigned to them as their rightful share.

They should always be ready to lend a helping hand to their parents, brothers and sisters, at home, to teachers and companions in school and to any unattended visitors they happen to meet in the school premises.

They should stand and greet any teacher or visitor who visits their class.

They should never cheat or be unfair at play.

They should be truthful whatever the cost may be.

They should never be cruel. They should know that cruelty is the trait of a bully, while kindness is the mark of a gentleman.

They should respect the liberty and rights of others.

They should respect the beauty and presentability of the classroom and of the school premises and report any damage they may observe.

They should never hesitate to say ‘‘No’’ when asked or tempted to do a thing which as per their conscious is wrong. Instead of lamenting and grumbling over the evils of this world, they should try to contribute their share in making it a better place to live in.

They should look upon people from all parts of the world as their brethren irrespective of their colour, caste or creed. They should not waste time in idle gossip.

They should take pride in wearing a neat and clean school uniform. They should be brave and courageous and should express themselves freely but with politeness.

They should accept their mistakes boldly, if they have done anything wrong.
All students should attend the school assembly on time.

h) School & Office Timings

School & Office Timings*

Nur-II: 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. III-XII: 7:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.VISITING TIME
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on any working day with prior appointment contact Email: pa@dps.ind.in Phone No.: 8510011163, 0120-2800831
7:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (Monday to Friday & working Saturday) P.C.E. Phone No.: 9718666655, 9718920202, 0120-2800800

*Subject to Change.

i) Holidays

List of Holidays

1Mahaveer Jayanti04-Apr-23Tuesday
2Good Friday07-Apr-23Friday
3Ambedkar Jayanti14-Apr-23Friday
5Buddha Purnima05-May-23Friday
7Kanwar Break**11-07-2023 to 14-07-2023Tuesday to Friday
8Shravan Shiv Ratri15-Jul-23Saturday
10Raksha Bandhan*30-Aug-23Wednesday
11Krishan Janmashtami*06-Sep-23Wednesday
13Gandhi Jayanti02-Oct-23Monday
14Maha Ashtami22-Oct-23Sunday
15Maha Navami23-Oct-23Monday
20Govardhan Puja13-Nov-23Monday
21Bhai Duj*14-Nov-23Tuesday
22Guru Nanak Jayanti27-Nov-23Monday
23Christmas Day25-Dec-23Monday
24Mahashiva Ratri08-Mar-24Friday
25Holi Dahan24-Mar-24Sunday
27Good Friday29-Mar-24Friday
28Winter Break31 Dec 2023 to 07 Jan 2024

Note : No separate circular will be sent for holidays mentioned on this page.

* Subject to change/appearance of the moon
** Subject to guidelines issued by City Administration