Answers of the general queries put forth by parents

DPS, Jamnagar is located on Jamnagar Reliance Highway, Vasai, Jamnagar-361006, Gujarat, India

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The school aims to provide quality education in the ideal environment with lush green campus and sports facilities to create the next-generation leaders with intelligence, personality and humanity.

The key points of difference are:

  1. DPS legacy – DPS Society is a 69 years old organization which marks its presence since 1947 in over 14 countries with more than 200 top quality schools. This educational organization with its transcontinental identity is a network of values, systems and relationships.
  2. DPS Management – The Members of DPS society are the renowned personalities such as V.K. Shunglu (Chairman of DPS Society); Rear Admiral M.M. Chopra (Vice Chairman of DPS Society); Justice B.N. Kirpal (Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India); Mr. Ashok Chandra (Former Chairman of DPS and IAS officer), Dr. A.R. Kidwai (Ex-Governor of Bihar, West Bengal, Haryana and Rajasthan), Mr. Salman Khurshid (Former Union Minister of External Affairs), Ms. Shovana Narayan (Renowned Kathak Dance and Deputy Director General, BSNL) and others.
  3. DPS Principal and Teachers – The selection and recruitment process of principal and teachers will be done by DPS Society, New Delhi at Delhi.
  4. 10 acres of safe, secured campus with all modern built to purpose facilities.
  5. Truly English Medium School as per CBSE pattern.
  6. Kooh Sports Program which has partnership with Rajasthan Royals.
  7. Professionally managed and well established systems.
  8. Special emphasis on English using reading kits, flash cards etc.

The school is being managed by Delhi Public School Society, New Delhi.

We will offer Nursery to Grade X for the academic session 2018-19.

The curriculum framework adopted by school is NCF 2005 (National Curriculum Framework). The curriculum helps students to develop creative thinking skills, effective communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills.

The practices that school follows are:

  • Learner centered approach
  • Based on Indian culture
  • Focus on developing values
  • Equal emphasis on academics, sports and life skills
  • Activity based teaching is adopted
  • Textbook is only a guide – We go beyond the textbook
  • Relate concepts to real life
  • Multiple Intelligence based lessons
  • Out of classroom learning – field trips, community surveys, Achiever meets
  • Worksheets
  • Student mentoring
  • Teacher mentoring
  • Continuous professional development for teachers
  • Independent learning skills inculcate among learners
  • Various activities and competition like recitation, elocution, debate etc.
  • Continuous assessment through oral & written assignments
  • Financial literacy

  • Completion of syllabus is not the focus but conceptual understanding is the focus
  • Personality of the learner developed
  • Rote learning-learning by rote avoided, experiential learning is adopted
  • Learning is through activities, learning not for facts and knowledge but for life
  • Attitudes and skills inculcated through activities
  • Learning through cooperation and sharing
  • Projects involving society included
  • Fieldtrips, guest speakers, theme & activity based teaching used
  • Child is involved in the process of learning
  • Creative teaching techniques used
  • Individual attention provided to child
  • Differentiated instruction planned based on child’s abilities
  • No tuition needed unless child has learning difficulties
  • Counseling and reinforcement strategies used
  • Extra attention is given to the slow learners
  • Regular interaction with the parent so as keep the parents inform regularly

We strictly restrict the class size up to 30 students per class.

At DPS, Jamnagar we firmly believe that holistic development of the child can be achieved integrating the co-curricular programs such as fine arts, performing arts, sports and games. DPS also encourages students to be creative and independent. Centre for Life Skills (CLS) is a first of its kind initiative that will add value to adolescents and equip them with right skill-sets to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life.

  • Life skills will be taught as an independent discipline in the content areas identified.
  • It will be integrated with teaching of other disciplines of learning.
  • Special lectures will be organized to sensitize the students on Life skills.
  • Cooperation and participation of parents will be sought in developing right attitudes to life.
  • Kooh Sports is introduced for the students which will nurture the students love and passion for sports. Students will be keen to take part in various indoor and outdoor sports.

School Timings:

Academic Session (2018-2019)
Timings for Nursery, KG I and KG II  : Monday to Friday: 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Timings for Grades I to X : Monday to Friday 08:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Timings for Grades III to X : Saturday 08:00 AM to 02:00 Noon ( SECOND & FOURTH SATURDAY-HOLIDAY)
* All Saturdays will be holidays for Nursery to Grade II.

The campus has about 10 acres of land.

Yes, transport is available from areas decided by the school management.

  • Centre for Life Skills
  • Kooh Sports
  • Art and Craft Studio
  • Dance Studio
  • Music Room
  • Language Lab
  • Math Lab
  • Science Lab (Chemistry, Physics & Biology)
  • Computer Lab
  • Business Lab (for senior classes)
  • Vocation Lab (for senior classes)
  • Library
  • Infirmary
  • Multipurpose Activity Hall
  • Open Air Theater
  • Skating Rink
  • Kids Play Area and Splash Pool
  • Indoor Sports
  • Yoga

Child is our responsibility till he/she is in school. School buses are CCTV & GPS enabled and have adequate safety measures like emergency phone numbers, fire extinguisher, first aid box, etc. GPS access is also given to parents to track buses. Our staff including a female staff are there in buses with the students to keep a strict watch on the progress of his/her child. The campus is under the CCTV Surveillance to monitor the activities and movements on campus. The school is having Access Control Gates for the safety of students and staff.

The school is having a well equipped infirmary to take care of the children who are not feeling well. The care givers take proper care of the student and in case of need parents are contacted by the class teacher or the coordinator. A full-time nurse and a doctor on call are available in the school campus.

Admissions for academic year 2018-19 are in progress.

You can contact our Parents Relations Officer or Counselor who will assist you with all relevant details about the admission procedure. Please check the contact details for further enquiry.

Application forms are available at DPS Campus, Jamnagar Reliance Highway, Vasai, Jamnagar-361006, Gujarat, India

  1. Copy of student’s birth certificate.
  2. 6 Recent passport size photographs of student.
  3. 2 Recent passport size photographs of parents or guardian.
  4. Annual Mark Sheet or Report Card of previous school attended.(if applicable)
  5. Original Transfer certificate from the previous school attended.(if applicable)
  6. Caste Certificate (only if applicable)

(Note – Item 4, 5 & 6 can be submitted at a later date also)

The age criteria for admission to various classes are as below. For


NURSERY(Minimum 3 years on 1st day of school) 1.4.2014 to 31.3.2015
KG 1 1.4.2013 to 31.3.2015
KG 2 1.4.2012 to 31.3.2014
GRADE 1 1.4.2011 to 31.3.2013
GRADE 2 1.4.2010 to 31.3.2012
GRADE 3 1.4.2009 to 31.3.2011
GRADE 4 1.4.2008 to 31.3.2010
GRADE 5 1.4.2007 to 31.3.2009
GRADE 6 1.4.2006 to 31.3.2008
GRADE 7 1.4.2005 to 31.3.2007
GRADE 8 1.4.2004 to 31.3.2006