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Schools of Eminence: Delhi World Public School, Ajmer

EducationWorld March 2024 | Schools of Eminence

Delhi World Public School, Ajmer

Sited in the heart of Rajasthan overlooking the majestic Aravalli range is the verdant 35-acre coeducational Delhi World Public School, Ajmer (DWPS-A, estb 2018), ranked #1 in Ajmer and among the Top 5 co-ed schools in Rajasthan in the latest EW India School Rankings 2023-24.

Affiliated with the Delhi-based Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), this K-12 school provides contemporary pedagogies, hi-tech academic facilities and a wide range of co-curricular and sports education options to its over 2,000-plus students mentored by 145-plus teachers on its muster rolls. Its first batch of class XII students is currently writing the CBSE board exam.

A licensed member institution of the breakaway Delhi Public World School Foundation (DPWSF, estb.2015) — led by Salman Khurshid, former Union minister of external affairs in the UPA government, following a split in the highly respected Delhi Public School (DPS) Society — DWPS, Ajmer was promoted six years ago by Mayo College alum and Industrialist couple Karan and Pooja Rai Chauhan — Vice Chairman and Managing Director of DWPS respectively — with the objective of promoting ‘a broader mindset for a brighter tomorrow’.

Delhi World Public School, AjmerDelhi World Public School, AjmerEnabling Infrastructure A+

  • The expansive 35-acre fully air conditioned DWPS campus provides state-of-the-art academic and sports education to 2,000+ students including 883 girls.
  • The school’s 88 Smart classrooms, well-equipped science, psychology and robotics labs, a well-stocked library and an E Library provide globally comparable enabling infrastructure. The Robotics lab is aligned with the NEP 2020 vision and empowers students with coding and AI skills.
  • A 5-bed infirmary staffed with a trained nurse provides first aid services to students. Periodic health checks are also organised for DWPS students.
  • 24/7 CCTV surveillance, fire safety measures, trained security personnel, and robust cybersecurity protocols contribute to a secure environment. A fleet of over 60 GPS-enabled air-conditioned buses offer real-time tracking for parents.
  • The 150-seat capacity expansive cafeteria offers a seamless hot and healthy meals dining experience, with an ambience that encourages social interaction.
  • Dedicated spaces for Performing Arts, including dance studios and music rooms, foster creativity and self-expression. The contemporary 1,500-seats auditorium is the preferred venue for staging the school’s annual day and other cultural events.
  • The DWPS Prime Time news channel provides students with hands-on experience in recording and editing news content. This fosters valuable communication, teamwork, and critical thinking skills.

Delhi World Public School, Ajmer

Teaching & Assessment A

  • An inclusive school, DWPS has a special educator who caters to the needs of each one of its students with special needs. DWPS infrastructure has been thoughtfully designed to include ramps, elevators and wide corridors to ensure differently abled children have the freedom of independent mobility.
  • DWPS is committed to providing round the-year remedial education to support students who need additional assistance in specific subjects.
  • To stay abreast of the latest pedagogical methods, educational technologies and teaching strategies, the school has dedicated 150 hours of compulsory in-house professional development training for all its teaching staff.
  • To enhance cognitive abilities, logical reasoning classes are integrated into the curriculum. These classes empower students with critical thinking skills, laying a sound foundation for success in future life.
  • As part of its newly introduced International Student Exchange Programme with Japan, two teachers each along with 20 students will visit each others’ countries and share experiences .

Delhi World Public School, Ajmer

Student Achievement & Support A+

  • Comprehensive health and dental checks of students through specialised health camps are conducted for all students from pre-primary to class XII. Experienced medical professionals diagnose any potential health concern of students allowing for early intervention.
  • Personalized tutoring and remedial classes are provided for slow learners thrice a week.
  • A well-designed Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum for classes I-VIII focuses on developing students’ interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, and resilience. A qualified behavioural and psychological counselor conducts mental health and well-being sessions for students once a week.
  • Career counselling seminars and workshops for secondary students are conducted by professional organisations and experts to inspire them to explore diverse career options.
  • Educational tours, internships and mentorship programs are organized to complement classroom learning and provide students with hands-on experiences and exposure to real-world applications of academic concepts.
  • For students aspiring to pursue careers in engineering or medicine, DWPS offers integrated curriculur program for classes XI-XII students in JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) and NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test). Separate prep classes for Olympiads and science scholarship exams like NTSE are also provided.
  • Insperia, a student-led school magazine, chronicles achievements of DWPS students in sports, arts, cultural events, and community service.
  • DWPS’ 2023 topper in the class X CBSE board exam Aaditya Choudhary scored 96 percent. Three students who wrote the NTSE scholarship exam secured state ranks in Top 25. 100 students won gold medals in Olympiad exams.

Delhi World Public School, Ajmer

Sports & Co-curricular Education A+

  • DWPS offers a wide palette of co-curricular and sports activities to fulfil its mission of delivering holistic education and developing students’ multiple intelligences.
  • Professional training and mentoring in the morning and after school hours is provided in 15 sports as part of the school’s athlete development program. Six full-time and 12 part-time coaches nurture budding talents instilling values of teamwork and sportsmanship in them.
  • The school offers several special interest clubs including public speaking, debate, and dramatics for students to express themselves freely and with confidence, and the opportunity to engage in community outreach initiatives to develop social responsibility skills.
  • Students participation in literary competitions and Model United Nations (MUN) conferences is encouraged to enhance their researching ability, debating, and diplomacy skills.
  • Performing and visual arts is accorded high priority at DWPS with dance, music (vocal and instrumental) and drama seamlessly integrated into the curriculum. Dedicated studios for music and dance foster creativity and free expression.
  • The school’s official news channel DWPS Prime Time serves as a platform to cultivate young journalists. Monthly editions provide updates on academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and special events within the school community.

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Technology Integration A

  • All classrooms are equipped with interactive Smart panels and teachers are provided continuous training to equip them with the latest technical skills to successfully integrate technology into the teaching-learning process.
  • DWPS teachers extensively use smarts panels, LMS from Edunext and collaborative Robotics, Language, STEM and Maths Labs in teaching-learning.
  • The learning management system Edunext is used by teachers for innovative lesson planning, report generation and resource sharing. Smart monitoring through an ERP tool ensures effective communication and collaboration between stakeholders.
  • DWPS successfully and seamlessly transformed to online teaching-learning after schools were forced to shut down in March 2020 two years after the school became operational.
  • The school’s Robotics curriculum includes coding and AI skills, aligned with NEP 2020. Robotics enthusiasts can enroll in the Robotics club and compete in national and international robotics competitions.
  • Electronic resources can be accessed by students and teachers alike in school and at home.

Facts File

Estb: 2018
Board of affiliation: CBSE
Co-ed, K-12
Campus size: 35 acres
Students:2,000+
Teachers:145+
Teacher: Student ratio: 1:14
Special needs education: Yes
Admission deadline: January
Admission age: 3 years as on 1st April
Registration process: Offline and Online
Seats: Applications ratio: 1:20
Annual tuition fee : Rs.72,200 – 1,24,000
Fee payment schedule: Quarterly
Transport: Yes
Medical care centre: Yes
School meals: Yes

Encomiums

  • In 2020, Delhi World Public School was awarded the ‘Most Technically Advanced School’ title by Mohali-based National School Awards (NSA).
  • In 2021, the school was conferred the ‘Education Excellence Award’ by the Governor of Rajasthan.
  • In 2021, Principal Bhanu Pratap Pant was presented the ‘Principal of the Year’ Award by Universal Mentors Association International Dimensions in Schools Award by the British Council for the year 2022-25.
  • The school has been presented The Green Schools Campus Awards 2022-23’ by the Washington (US)-based The Climate Reality Project.
  • Rudrakshi Yadhuvanshi, a class VII student, won a gold medal in the U-11 category of the All India KAI National Karate Tournament 2023 held in Delhi.
  • The U-11 boys team and U-14 girls and boys team won a silver medal each in the Regional Roll Ball Championship 2023, staged in Ajmer.
  • Rhytam Sadhal, a class XI student ,bagged three gold medals in the Under-19 (Boys) of the Roller Skating District Competition.

DWPS, Ajmer LEADERS

Pramod Sharma_Pramod Sharma
School Advisor

A distinguished educationist with a career spanning 50 years, Pramod Sharma brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role as school advisor. He began his career as a chemistry teacher in the prestigious Doon School, Dehradun, and later served in leadership roles at TN Academy, Gangtok, Yadavindra Public School, Patiala, and Mayo College, Ajmer including in schools in Afghanistan and Nigeria. Also a sports enthusiast who enjoys playing tennis and badminton, Sharma promotes a holistic approach to education that gives equal priority to academics and physical fitness.

In 2000, Sharma was presented the National Award for Teachers by the President of India. His impactful decade-long service as a member of CBSE’s governing body is widely commended.

Beyond his role in school leadership, Sharma has held key positions including Convenor INTACH, Ajmer and Pushkar, and Vice-Chairman of the Rajasthan Scouts and Guides. As the former chairman of the Indian Public Schools Conference (IPSC), he was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. Currently, he is an honorary member of Round Square and IPSC.

Pooja Rai Chauhan

Pooja Rai Chauhan
Managing Director

A mathematics graduate and business management postgrad of Delhi and Lancaster (UK) universities and a distinguished alumna of the premier Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, Pooja Rai Chauhan has over a decade of educational leadership and management experience. Under her dynamic leadership, DWPS has transcended traditional boundaries to be propelled to world-class standards. Her commitment involves setting exceptional standards of academic excellence, providing a diverse range of extra-curricular activities and world-class facilities, and ensuring the safety and security of every child through a team of competent and devoted staff.

In 2021, Pooja was conferred the Education Excellence Award by Rajasthan’s Governor Shri Kalraj Mishra.

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