School Rules

School Rules

  A student should carry his almanac to school everyday with his photograph duly pasted and the identity information signed by the parents.

  Students who come to school by private conveyance should arrive at school 5 minutes before the morning bell. Students are advised not to come to school in a self driven vehicle. In case of mishap owing to rash or negligent driving, the school shall not be held responsible.

 Students should maintain personal hygiene and come neatly dressed in school uniform.  Sporting off tatoos is strictly prohibited. No student will be allowed to enter the school premises without proper uniform. Students must carry their RFID card. Track suits are to be worn on PE days, all the trips and excursions.

  Non-Sikh boys should get their hair cut at regular intervals. Fancy hair styles are not permitted. Sikh boys must wear green turbans/patkas.

  Students are expected to respect school property and the property of others. No student should damage any school furniture, write or draw anything on the walls or in any way damage things belonging to others. Damage done, even by accident, should be reported at once to the Class teacher, Coordinator, the Headmistress, Vice Principal or Principal. Any damage done will be made good by the one who causes it.

Students who bring any object to school which can cause harm or damage to school personnel or property will be subjected to strict disciplinary action as per the school rules.

  Students are advised to keep their class rooms/school building/campus as neat as possible and make use of dustbins.

  Movement for activities and at dispersal should be done in silence and in an orderly fashion.

  Students are not supposed to leave the class without permission or miss any teaching/games/activity period. The time table in-charge has been directed to make alternative arrangements in case a teacher is absent.

  No books (other than text books or library books), magazines, pendrives, cassettes or CD's should be brought to school without the Principal's permission.

  The school is not responsible for goods lost. It is not advisable to bring valuable articles (like expensive watches or fountain pens) or any electronic gadget to school. However, for the lost property, the student may get in touch with the school estate office.

  Students should observe polite standards wherever they go. They should always remember that the school is judged by their behaviour. Bullying in any form- direct, indirect, cyber bullying or using foul language are punishable offences and may even merit expulsion from school. It is expected that students behave in a manner which brings a good name to the school community. They should not indulge in any anti-social activity in or outside the school, failing which the school may take disciplinary action.

  The school reserves the right to suspend or to take strict disciplinary action against a student whose performance in studies is constantly unsatisfactory or whose conduct is harmful to other students.

 The Report Card, being an important document, should be kept carefully. In case it is spoilt or lost, the students shall pay Rs. 500/- to get a duplicate Report Card on request.

  DPS provides education from Nursery to Class XII. It is expected that the juniors be treated with love and affection by the seniors, while the juniors show all respect to their seniors. There should be perfect harmony among the students.

  Students must strictly refrain from :

  1. smoking
  2. gambling
  3. use of drugs or intoxicants
  4. use of violence in any form

  No student shall indulge in any of the following practices:

  1. spitting
  2. bunking
  3. rowdism and rude behaviour
  4. casteism, communalism or practice of untouchability
  5. disfiguring and damaging of school property

  Bursting of crackers and playing with colours or any other such undesirable activity is liable to lead to expulsion from the school.

  Students found tampering with the school records e.g. marks allotted by teachers in tests / exams are liable to strict disciplinary action.

  The observance of rules of discipline of the school and good behaviour is essential to a student's continuance in the school. In case any student violates the school rules or indulges in any form of indiscipline, strict action like expulsion/suspension/rustication shall be taken against the student. If a student gets suspended two times and school authorities consider it necessary to suspend him/her for the third time, he/she will be rusticated.

  No student will be allowed to go home during school hours without the written permission of the Headmistress, Vice Principal or Principal.

  Students should not have a Facebook or other social networking account as this may be misused. The honourable Supreme Court is also considering banning school students from opening a Facebook account. Misuse of any application will lead to disciplinary action against the student.

The School would like parents to maintain a close rapport with the teachers teaching their wards in the school. For this reason, Open Houses are organised from time to time. In case you need to meet any Teacher, the Headmistress, Vice Principal or Principal outside the Open House schedule, you are requested to take prior appointment. You may also write your concerns at


  • Parents should intimate the school when the student is absent from school stating the reasons for absence through email/student portal.
  • Students who have been sick should upload a medical certificate.
  • Students who require medical attention during school hours, will be sent by the teachers to the school clinic with a written note.
  • Repeated absence without leave or unexplained absence for six consecutive working days renders a student liable to having his/her name struck off the rolls without any notice. Re-admission may be granted after payment of a fresh admission fee, only at the discretion of the Principal.
  • All students are expected to attend school on the opening day after the vacations.
  • It is compulsory for the students to complete 75% of the attendance in the year to make them eligible to sit for the final examination. It would be appreciated if students have an average of atleast 90% attendance before the examination.


  • The school gate closes 5 minutes before the first bell.
  • Late arrivals will not be allowed to sit in the class and repeated defaulters will be fined/sent back home.


  • One clear calendar month's notice through e-mail or a month's fee in lieu of such notice must be given before a pupil can be withdrawn.
  • Those who leave the school in May, must, in all cases pay the fee for the month of June.
  • Transfer certificates are not issued until all dues of the school are settled.
  • The caution money should be claimed in the same academic calendar to avoid any inconvenience.


1. Classes III - IX: A child will be eligible for the proficiency award / scholar badge only if he/she has appeared for all the subjects in Weekly Tests/ Semester Examinations. However, awards may be given to those who miss the Weekly Tests exams due to the following reasons:

  • Representing school in Inter-school Competitions
  • Medical reasons
  • Any other exigency

2. Classes VI-VIII: Students who have joined the School late and have not appeared for all the components of Internal Assessment for Unit 1 shall be assessed on the basis of their performance in the corresponding component in Unit 2. Those who have not appeared for Unit 1 and Unit 2 both, will be assessed on the basis of Unit 3 and Unit 4.

3. Classes VI-IX:

a) Students who have not appeared for any component of Internal assessment in any unit tests due to medical reasons or any other exigency will be assessed on the basis of corresponding unit tests. However, for class IX, if a child misses Semester 1 (Periodic Test 2) in any subject retest will be conducted.

b) i. It is mandatory for a student to appear for both the Semester Exams. In case of absence, a retest will be conducted.

ii. For classes VI-VIII, in case a student has not appeared for the semester retest, then average will be granted on the basis of either of the two semesters taken by the student. Such students will not be considered eligible for the proficiency award.

c) However for class IX there will be three periodic tests (Cycle 2, Semester I Examination and Cycle 4). The best of the two periodic tests will be considered.

4. Classes XI & XII:

Students who have not appeared for one of the cycle tests of a Semester will be awarded average marks on the basis of the other cycle test in that Semester. Those who miss both the cycle tests in a Semester will be given an average on the basis of that Semester exam results. This will be subject to (a) medical certificate from a registered Govt. Medical Practitioner (b) in case a child is representing school in a competition (c) has joined school late in the session (d) any other exigency.

5. Weekly Tests/Internal Assessment:

a) Weekly Tests are compulsory for all students of classes II-XII. Satisfactory explanation for absence has to be given through the Student Portal to the Class Teacher and duly approved by the Vice Principal, failing which, a student will be marked zero in that test.

b) A definite seating plan will be followed for weekly tests.

c) Information regarding the syllabus of these weekly tests/Internal Assessment is given in the class syllabus booklet/Portfolio/on the portal.

d) A student will be allowed to leave school after a weekly test only on vaild grounds with prior permission of the Vice Principal/Principal. However, it is advisable not to send sick child to school for the weekly test.


School assemblies are an integral part of the school curriculum.

a. Class Assemblies: Class assemblies will be held every week on regular basis.

b. Special Assemblies: Special assemblies will be held as mentioned in almanac.