Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some answers for general faqs rasied by parents or students.

Summer Timings Winter Timings
Pre Primary

Pre Nursery

Nursery

Preparatory

08:00 am to 12 noon

    5 days a week

08:30 am to 12:30 pm

     5 days a week

Classes I- XII 08:00 am to 2:45 pm

II & IV Saturday remains closed

 8:30 am to 3:15 pm

II & IV Saturday remains closed

Cambridge International 08:00 am to 2:45 pm

5 days a week

 8:30 am to 3:15 pm

  5 days a week

Visiting hours for admission queries would be 9:00 am-11:00 am and 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm.

AGE CRITERIA

Pre-Nursery Child  should be 3+ years of age as on 30th  September of the year seeking for admission
Nursery Child should be 4 + years of age as on 30th   September of the year seeking for admission
Preparatory Child should be 5 + years of age as on 30th  September of the year seeking for admission
Grade I Child should be 6 + years of age as on 30th   September of the year seeking for admission
Grade II Child should be 7 + years of age as on 30th  September of the year seeking for admission
Grade III Child should be 8 + years of age as on 30th   September of the year seeking for admission
Grade IV Child should be 9 + years of age as on 30th  September of the year seeking for admission
Grade V Child should be 10 + years of age as on 30th September of the year seeking for admission
Grade VI Child should be 11 + years of age as on 30th   September of the year seeking for admission
Grade VII Child should be 12 + years of age as on 30th   September of the year seeking for admission
Grade VIII Child should be 13 + years of age as on 30th  September of the year seeking for admission
Grade IX Child should be 14 + years of age as on 30th September of the year seeking for admission

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a globally recognized qualification, taken at the Class 10 level, similar to the Class 10 examinations of the CBSE and ICSE or the middle years’ Programme of the IB.

IGCSE, formed in 1988, is a comprehensive two-year Programme, spread over Class 9 and 10, and leads to the final examinations offered every year in May and November.

  • IGCSE is one of the most sought-after and recognized qualifications in the world. It develops and encourages vital educational skills, including oral skills, investigative skills, problem-solving, teamwork, recall of knowledge, and initiative.
  • The IGCSE Programme has worldwide status and credibility. In India, the course is delivered in over 130 schools with the number expected to touch 600 by 2008. It is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as being at par with CBSE, ICSE, etc.
  • Worldwide, it is delivered in schools in over 140 countries and is recognized by colleges and universities everywhere, more so in the UK and other Commonwealth countries.
  • The IGCSE curriculum is balanced and lends an international perspective to studies and takes an account of differing abilities of students.
  • IGCSE students can capitalize on the Cambridge Checkpoint, a diagnostic service comprising of standardized tests, that pin-points a student’s strengths and impotencies in key curriculum areas.

Yes. The school has a hostel facility for boys from class VI-XII.

DPS Nacharam, the top schools in Hyderabad is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi (CBSE). It follows a syllabus developed by NCERT (National Council for Educational Research and Training). This association ensures

» A well-researched curriculum which gets revised based on changing needs of children and society.

» Good supporting instructional materials for the teachers at various levels of school education.

CBSE conducts two key entrance exams JEE (Engineering) and NEET(Medical) for getting admission into the professional institutions across the country and this will benefit the students by studying a curriculum that includes the syllabus for these exams.

Delhi Public School – Nacharam campus has extensive transport coverage in the city of 10-12 Kms. Parents can refer to School Transport to get an idea of the areas serviced by the current bus routes. The routes may be shuffled at the time of the new academic session to optimize travel time for the students. The school does not intend to add more buses from this academic year for students staying beyond 10-12 km. The transport fee is payable in three terms.

Admission process generally begins in the month of November. For any queries you may write to the admission counselor admission@dpssecunderabad.in

Online application forms will be available during admission period. On request, skype interactions can be conducted.

DPS Nacharam offers both CBSE (Pre Primary to class XII) and Cambridge Assessment International Education from Cambridge Prep to Stage VII for the academic year 2018-2019. However, will be upgraded to higher classes on a yearly basis

Yes. School offers coaching for IIT, EACMET, Engineering Entrance Examination (EEE), NEET, CLAT and SAT.

DPS Nacharam offers Science Commerce Stream & Humanities at the Senior Secondary level. The students can choose only 5 subjects from the list below taking English as a compulsory subject

Science, Commerce And Humanities Stream
  1. SCIENCE
  2. COMMERCE
  3. HUMANITIES