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School Rules

It is essential for all the students to carry their almanac and identity card daily. Students will not be allowed to enter or leave school on short leave unless they show their identity cards at the gate, even though they are accompanied by parents/guardians.

A student should affix his/her recent photograph and write the required information, duly signed by a parent, in the space provided for in the almanac.

Students who come to school on their own should reach the school punctually.

If a student is found carrying a cell phone/ electronic gadget to school, it will be confiscated and deposited in the office. It will be returned to the parents at the end of the academic year with a fine of Rs. 2.000/-.

Changing of classrooms between periods should be done in an orderly manner and silently. Students should not unnecessarily leave their class at the end of every period.

Students should be habitually clean and always neatly dressed. The school uniform should be worn on all working days and for all school functions. Students who are slovenly dressed or not in uniform will be sent home. Use of hair gel is not allowed. Wearing low waist trousers or skirts-is forbidden.

All boys (except Sikhs) must keep their hair short. Girls must tie their hair neatly with a green band.

Non-Sikh boys should get their hair cut at regular intervals. Sikh boys must wear turbans in class IX and above. A patka may be worn only while playing games.

No books (other than text books or library books), magazines or paper should be brought to the school.

Lending or borrowing of money or other articles is not allowed.

Students who come to school escorted should never leave before the escort arrives. In case of delay, they should report to the school office.

Parents and guardians may meet the teachers during the specified time.

Students are not allowed to use the school telephone without the permission of the Receptionist. They will not be called to answer phone calls during class hours.

Office bearers will wear their respective badges daily.

Students using the school bus will maintain discipline in the bus.

The school does not permit the celebration of birthdays or festivals on the school campus. Parents are advised not to send sweets etc. with children for celebration of birthdays. Exchange of gifts is also not allowed. Birthday bumps are a punishable offence.

The school insists on the following measures to be observed by the members of staff and all students. Care must be taken to observe the “green rules” in order to maintain clean, green

surroundings. That is, school premises will not be littered with disposable tumblers, papers or polythene bags. If polythene bags are brought to school, care should be taken not to dispose them off in the school grounds. Minimal use of polythene bags will be appreciated.

Do not spoil or pluck flowers.

Students are expected to respect school property. No student should damage any school furniture, write or draw anything on the walls or in any way damage things belonging to others. Any school property damaged even by accident should be reported at once to the class teacher or to the Vice-Principal or the Principal.

Delhi Public School students should invariably be polite wherever they go. They should always remember that the school is judged by their conduct. They should greet their teachers when they meet them. Bullying and use of foul language are punishable offences.

Students are not allowed to bring any sharp instruments such as knives etc. to the school, or any kind of object that can cause injury to others.

Students are advised to keep their class room, school buildings and campus as clean as possible, and throw leftovers into the dustbins.

The school is not responsible for goods lost. It is not advisable to bring valuable articles (like expensive watches or fountain pens) to school.

DPS provides education from Pre-school to class XII. Therefore, it is expected that the juniors be treated with love and affection, while the juniors show respect to their seniors. There should be perfect harmony between the day scholars and boarders.

Fee can be paid by cheque/draft/cash within the stipulated time.

  • Writing on the shirts or uniform
  • Spitting in or near the school building.
  • Smoking.
  • Any form of gambling.
  • Use of drugs or intoxicants, except on prescription by a registered medical practitioner.
  • Rowdyism and rude behavior.
  • Use of violence in any form.
  • Casteism, communalism or untouchability in any form.
  • Bursting crackers or throwing colour on one another/or painting faces within the school premises.

No student is allowed to visit any of the kiosks situated outside the school, and if found doing so, he/she will be subjected to punishment.

Students indulging in aggressive or violent behavior, will not be allowed to travel by school bus. They will be picked and dropped to school by their parents.

A permission card signed by the teacher (incharge of a period) must be carried by a child going to the clinic for treatment.

A vaccination record must be produced at the start of the year, if the child is not completely immunized.

Canteen facility is only available in break time or after the school is over. If there is an emergency, children can avail of this facility with the concerned teacher’s card (permission slip).

Students should not join other students in violent, destructive activities or they will be subjected to punishment.

Students will not instigate other co-students or juniors to indulge in any misbehavior or any form of anti-school activity which will bring disrepute to the school and could spoil the career of the concerned student.

Students will not boycott the orders, directions and instructions given to them by the school authorities.

Students using unfair means during examination will face disciplinary action as decided by the school authorities.

Students who fail in two subjects will not be promoted to the next class.

Students who fail in one subject may be allowed a compartment for re-appearing in the subject, subject to his/her previous result in terminal exams.

A student will not cooperate or indulge in any act of violence committed by other students which will harm any student physically or mentally.

Students will not do anything to disturb the principles and norms of school discipline.

School rules can be changed without prior notice or reason.

No attendance would be given to a student during period of suspension.

Bunking school/classes is strictly forbidden and will lead to disciplinary action against the student.

If a student misses a Monday Test, he/she will have to give the Retest, along with a fine of Rs 1000/-. The Monday Test will be held on non-working days or after school hours. The parents will have to make arrangements to drop and pick the child.


The school gate will close 5 minutes after the first bell rings.

Late arrivals, wherever applicable, will be fined Rs. 50/- if they arrive after the gate has been closed. A second offence will entail a fine of Rs. 150.

Disciplinary action will be taken against late arrivals who are not carrying the Almanac.


Violation of Rule 1,2,7,8,9,22 may be subjected to a fine of Rs.100. Repetition of violation of the same rules may be subjected to a fine of Rs.1000.

Violation of Rule 15 will debar the student from availing bus facilities.

Violation of Rule 19 has to be compensated according to the extent of damage done by the student. It will lead to the following steps:

  • Parents being called to sign an undertaking.
  • Strict warning to the offender.
  • Name being struck off.

The students who violate Rule 21 will be subjected to punishment as the school authority finds proper, according to the article or object found in the possession of the student.

The students who do not abide by Rule 26 and its sub rules, could be punished to the extent of expulsion or suspension as the school authorities finalize after considering the gravity of the act.

Not abiding by Rules 29 and 31 will subject the student to suspension from the class for a day.

Violation of Rule 32 will be subject to punishment, which could be extended to expulsion from the school after considering the gravity of the act.

Students who violate Rule 34 will be suspended from the class for two days or from the school for 7 days after considering the seriousness of the act.

Violation of Rule 35 will be punishable by giving the student a zero in that test/examination.

Violation of Rule 38 will be punishable to the extent of rustication or expulsion from the school by giving proper show cause notice to their guardians or parents. The decision of the school authorities on the reply of show cause notice will be final.

The students who violate Rule 39 will be subject to punishment of suspension from the class or school after observing the seriousness of the act committed by the student.

Breaking or violating any other Rule, the punishment for which is not prescribed here, will be a matter of decision of the school authority after observing the gravity of the conduct and behavior of the student in the past. The punishment imposed will be final.

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

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

Roll numbers of the students who do not follow the school rules or behave in an indisciplined manner may be withheld, based on the code of conduct issued by the CBSE.


Oral warning and counselling.

Written warning.

Fine wherever applicable.

Issue of Yellow Cards.

Withdrawal of bus facilities for misbehaviour in the school bus.

Parents will be responsible for dropping their wards to school and picking them up.


Rustication and expulsion as per rules.


Students habitually late or not properly dressed will be put on this card by the appointments in the break each day, for a week and will not be taken off the blue card till an improvement is visible.

Red Card :

Careless and untidy work in academics leads to the award of a Red card, which has to be signed by the subject teacher on each day of the week during which the student is on the Red card. If the progress during the week is satisfactory, the Red Card is discontinued.

Yellow Card :

Serious offences which reflect adversely on a student’s conduct e.g. breaking bounds, disobedience, telling lies, indicate the award of a yellow card which deprives the offender of availing any privileges in the school for a week. He/she is not allowed to attend any programme, picnic or outing while on a yellow card. The award of three yellow cards in an academic year in quick succession may lead to the expulsion of the offender from the school on disciplinary grounds.


If a child has to be withdrawn from school, parents are requested to give one calendar month’s notice in writing, failing which, one month’s fee will be charged in lieu thereof. Exception may be made in case of sudden transfer of government or military personnel.

Those who leave the school in May must pay the fee for the month of June.

Transfer certificates for children withdrawn are not issued until all dues are settled.

Students can be asked to leave the school on the following grounds:

  • Disciplinary.
  • Unsatisfactory progress in work.
  • Detention or repeated detention in a class.
  • As a rule only those students will be retained on the roll of the school who can take the school leaving examination under 18 years of age.

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


It is compulsory for all students to complete 75% attendance before every exam to make them eligible to sit for the examination. In case attendance is short, students will not be eligible for promotion/any academic award.

Adequate preparatory leave is given before each exam. It is mandatory for students to attend school till the last working day.M

Repeated absence without leave or unexplained absence for more than ten consecutive days renders the student liable to have his/ her name struck off the rolls; readmission may be granted only on payment of fresh admission fee provided the vacancy still exists.

All children are expected to attend school on the opening day after every vacation and must be present before closing for the vacations. Those absent because of sickness must present a medical certificate within 3 days of absence through fax, a representative or school website.

Boarders will not be given permission to leave the school before vacations. Students returning late will be charged a fine of Rs.100/- for every day of absence from the Boarding House.

A child returning to school after suffering from an infectious or contagious disease should produce a fitness certificate from a doctor.

Students suffering from any one of the following diseases must observe the prescribed period of quarantine before returning to class.

  • Chicken pox - Till complete falling of scabs.
  • Cholera - Till the child is completely well
  • Measles - Two weeks after the rash disappears.
  • Mumps - Until the swelling has gone.
  • Whooping cough - Six weeks
  • Jaundice - Six weeks

Only those students will be put ‘on duty’ who represent the school while playing a tournament, a sport or participate in any other event. Any student, not representing the school, will have no such claim.

School Timings & Schedule for Interaction

Classes II to XII

Arrival of school buses 7:10 a.m. - 7:20 a.m. 7.15 a.m. – 7.25 a.m.
School Timings 7:20 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. 7.25 a.m. – 1.45 p.m.
Departure of buses 1:55 p.m. 1.55 p.m.


  • Appointment with the Principal / Vice Principal / Headmistress may be fixed through their below mentioned email ID’s (ONLY ON WORKING DAYS)
1 Principal
2 Vice Principal
3 Vice Principal
4 Headmistress

Schedule for Interaction

Venue Summer Winter
Principal Office With prior appointment With prior appointment
    Vice Principal     Office After school hours After school hours
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Coordinators / Reps / Class Teachers / Subject Teachers Reception    
Fri: Class XI, XII Fri: Class XI, XII
Thurs: Class VI-VIII Thurs: Class VI-VIII
Thurs: Class IX-X Thurs: Class IX-X
Counsellor Counsellor’s room Weekly Test duration Weekly Test duration
(ground floor) appointment appointment
7.15 a.m. to 8.45 a.m. Tuesday 7.30 a.m. to 9.15 a.m. Tuesday
With prior appointment With prior appointment
7.05 a.m. to 8.05 a.m. 7.30 a.m. to 8.30 a.m.