Delhi Public School Society

The Delhi Public School Society (DPS) is a large chain of schools. The descriptor "public school" references the model of the long-established English public school.[1] The Delhi Public School Society is the administrative authority for all its institutions in India and abroad.

Delhi Public School Society
School typePrivate
Motto"Service Before Self""
Established1949; 73 years ago (1949)
Key peopleB.K


The first school connected to the Delhi public school society was Delhi Public School, Mathura Road established in 1949.The foundation stone of the school building was laid in 1956 by S. Radhakrishnan, the then Vice President of India.[2]


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) provides the accreditation for all schools within this society except for DPS New Town, Kolkata; DPS Mega City, Kolkata; and DPS International, Singapore. DPS International, Saket, New Delhi, is affiliated with IGCSE,[3] while DPS New Town, Kolkata; DPS Megacity, Kolkata; and DPS International, Singapore, are all affiliated with the ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education).



  1. ^ "Delhi Public School Society". Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  2. ^ Ajay Kumar Sharma. A History of Educational Institutions in Delhi. Sanbun Publishers. pp. 286–. ISBN 978-93-80213-14-9.
  3. ^ "Delhi Public School Society - Accredition". DPS Society. Retrieved 6 December 2014.

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