A nationally respected K-12 education leader and former principal of DPS Ghaziabad, Dr. Jyoti Gupta has invested three decades of her rich teaching and administrative experience to promote the CBSE-affiliated DPS, Sahibabad, a 21st century school providing globally benchmarked experiential learning curriculums supplemented with excellent sports and art integrated co-curricular education
Sprawled over 12 acres in the rapidly developing Sahibabad suburb of Ghaziabad (pop. 2.68 million) in Delhi-NCR, Delhi Public School, Sahibabad is the latest K-12 institution promoted under the aegis of the highly-reputed DPS Society (estb.1949). Promoted in 2018 by Dr. Jyoti Gupta, a nationally respected K-12 education leader, with the objective of “creating a secure and stimulating learning environment that provides myriad opportunities for holistic development and empowers students to develop their full potential towards a promising future and fulfilling life”, this CBSE affiliated co-ed day school provides globally benchmarked experiential learning curriculum supplemented with excellent sports and art integrated co-curricular education.
“DPS, Sahibabad is the realisation of my dream to provide contemporary, mindful and meaningful K-12 education which prepares children for 21st century challenges. I’ve invested my many rich years’ experience as an educator to develop an experiential curriculum and innovative pedagogies and recruited a team of highly-qualified and trained teachers who are fully committed to child nurturance and development. Our objective is to provide world-class K-12 education and encourage excellence in academics, sports and co-curricular education through holistic curriculums which nurture children’s multiple intelligences, develop valuable life skills and life-long learning capabilities,” says Dr. Jyoti Gupta, founder and director-principal of DPS Sahibabad, a nationally renowned educationist with over three decades of experience in India’s top-ranked schools.
An economics alumna of Delhi and Meerut universities, she started her career in 1988 as a teacher in DAV Sahibabad followed by DPS, RK Puram and DPS, Vasant Kunj. In 2005 she was appointed principal of DPS Sushant Lok, Gurgaon and subsequently in 2011 as principal of Delhi Public School, Ghaziabad (DPSG). In her nine-year stint with DPSG, she transformed it into one of India’s top-ranked K-12 education institutions consistently ranked among the country’s top 20 co-ed day schools and #1 on the parameter of academic reputation in the annual EducationWorld India School Rankings. In 2018, Dr. Gupta masterminded the establishment of DPS Sahibabad with the objective of making high-quality K-12 education accessible to the growing middle class of the rapidly developing industrial-residential hub of Sahibabad.
For her contribution to the growth and development of Indian K-12 education, Dr. Gupta has been conferred many awards and encomiums. Among them: the National Teachers Award 2012 of the Government of India, Delhi State Award by Honourable Chief Minister of Delhi, Best Principal Award Ghaziabad District 2017, Dr. Radha Krishnan National Award for Teachers 2011 and The Global Human Rights Protection Award. Dr. Gupta was also felicitated by the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for consecutively producing academic toppers and excellent board results. A CBSE master trainer she currently serves as a nominated member on the governing body of CBSE and chairperson of CBSE Sahodya, Ghaziabad Chapter.
Committed to the holistic development of students, the DPS, Sahibabad top management led by Dr. Gupta has invested generously in providing enabling infrastructure for academics, sports and co-curricular education. DPS Sahihabad’s contemporary academic facilities include spacious air-conditioned, technology enabled classrooms, a well catalogued library with 5,000 titles, and well-designed labs for computers, artificial intelligence, mathematics, science and languages to encourage experiential learning, among others. Sports facilities include a football ground, courts for tennis, basketball and volleyball, a cricket pitch, skating rink and facilities for Taekwondo, gymnastics, karate, yoga and indoor sports.
“For admissions into pre-nursery to class XI for the next academic year 2020-21, there will be no admission test. We are also introducing a slew of financial support initiatives such as 50 percent waiver on admission fee, caution money waiver and sibling discounts in tuition fee,” says Dr. Gupta.