DAV MODEL SCHOOL, DURGAPUR is affiliated to the CBSE, New Delhi and has classes from Nursery
to Class XII. At present it has a huge student strength of about 5000.
It offers Science, Commerce and Humanities
streams at plus 2 level besides the vocational streams of IT
Application, Physical Education and Fine Arts.
The tastefully architectured building of DAV Model School, Durgapur
is set on 8 acres of land amidst lush green environs of the steel city. It
offers the perfect ambience with its highly sophisticated infrastructure that
comprises of airy, well ventilated, spacious and fully furnished classrooms.
The school boasts of a four block majestic
edifice- the D.Pal Block houses the main administrative section along with
secondary section, the N.D.Grover Block is the primary wing , the Pehla Kadam
is the Pre-Primary wing and the newly constructed Mahatma Hans Raj Block is the
senior secondary wing.
The school has a modern state of the art Kshudiram
Bose Auditorium. It is used for multifarious activities like conducting house
activities, interschool competitions, indoor tournaments etc. apart from being
a permanent platform for cultural stage presentations.
Learning becomes a passion as young scientific
minds are provided with practical knowledge in the scientifically equipped
laboratories with fool proof safety arrangements. There are separate labs for
the three branches of science Physics Lab, Chemistry Lab, Biology Lab. The labs
store, display and provide all requisite material, provision and instruments
Computer and IT Lab
In sync with the modern
digital world of today the school has three well furnished air- conditioned
computer cum IT labs. More than 150
computers of the latest configuration and Multimedia facilities aid the computer training and
education that are a part of the school syllabus right from class 1. Latest
software and net connectivity is available for ready use of students and
A Library is an indispensable part of any good teaching
institution and the school houses two well stocked libraries with an additional
reading room to create an aura of learning. The library has more than 10,000
books in its lending section. The reference section holds 10,000 books,
journals and encyclopedias. The school also subscribes for more than 20 monthly
magazines and 8 daily newspapers. Thus the library proves to be a virtual
Music, Dance and Art Rooms
Music, dance and art add dimension to education. Rooms are constructed exclusively
for music, art and craft in the school. All modern as well as traditional
musical instruments are available to cater to the varied interests of the young
learners. The artistic bent of mind finds the right expression in the perfect
ambience of these rooms.
Playground and Multigym
Sports and games are an integral part of the
education process in the school and the school is the proud possessor of a huge
playground with fields for every outdoor games.In addition to this the school also has a Multigym
aptly furnished with latest machines , exercising equipments and excellent
workout facilities which include tread mill, exer bike, gym station etc.
The school believes in holding on to the rich Vedic
culture and to foster its concepts in students it organizes weekly Yajna in an
aesthetically structured yajanshala where havans are performed and the students
are introduced to rich spiritual practice that transcend beyond narrow limits
of caste, colour, language and creed.
curricular activities form the crux of a child’s school life as it helps to
bring out the best in a student and
perfects him to face the world with confidence. The four-house framework of
activities aid to organize various intra school competitions. A plethora of open contests such as debates,
extempore, elocutions along with cultural activities like dance, drama &
music competitions not only add a sparkle to the routine life but also pave the
way for transforming individuals into dynamic outstanding personalities. The
students are also assessed on the basis of their participation and performance
in all co-curricular activities. The House system helps to develop a bond among
students and arouse team spirit. It also harnesses self- discipline,
punctuality and obedience besides instilling in them the quality of leadership.
The four houses are :
house is headed by a House Captain and a Deputy House captain. A committee of
teachers headed by a House Master and a House Mistress guide and steer the
activities of the students of their house.
Every year the activities of the session culminates with
the celebration of the annual cultural program and a prize distribution
ceremony. These are presented with immense zest and enthusiasm in form of
medley of pantomimes, plays, bonanza of melodious songs and enrapturing dances.
The presentation attracts a huge crowd comprising of renowned people from all
walks of life. The latent talent and potentials of the young ones find
expression on this wonderful platform.
Prize winners of the academic session are felicitated on
this momentous day. Besides academic prizes students who have excelled in the
district, state and national level are also honored.
The school also takes pride in awarding a special
category of prizes ‘School Achievement Awards’ each academic session for the
outstanding performance in academics and co-curricular activities.
At the on set of every academic year the investiture ceremony is which
the school’s senior perfectorial council is appointed and entrusted with responsibilities
and duties they would undertake in a simple dignified ceremony where badges are
given. The badges symbolize the office of importance that has been entrusted to
them. Through the solemn oath the captains and perfects swear to remain
committed to their duties and responsibilities towards their alma matter. They
remain focused in their endeavour to create an ideal atmosphere in school
working in cooperation with the teachers.
An agile body nurtures an able mind , keeping this in
mind the school emphasises sports and
games for the overall development of the individual. The school hosts an annual
sports day every year with an array of athletics and sporting events. Activities
that not only discipline the body but also the mind like yoga, and martial art
are given ample importance.
Fete and Exhibition
The school organizes annual exhibition with great fervour
and splendor where students display several creative and innovative exhibits.
The annual fete is a galore of gaiety and colours. Fun, frolic, feast and fest
are presented through entertaining games and delicacies to tickle and palate.
To keep the teachers abreast with the rapidly changing pedagogies of
modern teaching and adapting techniques that are in tune with the times,
seminars, teachers training, workshops and programs are organized by the school.
Tours and Excursion
In order to make teaching and learning process more
effective and interesting the school organizes tours and excursions to various
destination in the country. Students are encouraged to participate in these
educational. Informative and entertaining trips. These trips serve as a
catalyst encouraging them to make projects with practical knowledge and self
The school bids farewell to the outgoing batch (class 12)
in a glittering function where the students travel down the lanes of nostalgia
sharing their experience of school days before parting. Class 11 students
organize & present a cultural program. The school authorities take immense
of pleasure in presenting aesthetically designed mementoes along with best
wishes to the class 12 passing out students.
Counseling for the student
DAV Durgapur recognizes the challenges that the present
days students face and so gives them the required knowledge to face the competitive
milieu. A counseling cell functions with the aim of guiding students and it
helps them making the right choices about a course of studies for a brighter
future. Several career counseling sessions are held throughout the year,
introducing to the students various courses & option available. Literature
from leading institutions are regularly put up on the display boards. Guest
speakers from established institutions are invited for an interaction with the
The NCC plays an active role in instilling in students
of the school, the spirit of brotherhood, social service and attempts to impart
in them the habit of rigorous physical exercising and participate in activities
and training that are both imperative for a healthy body and mind.
The school NCC began in 2004 and got the affiliation
for senior division in 2008. Presently there are more than 120 Cadets in the
Apart from the inter-house and
inter-school co-curricular activities the school also reaches out to the
citizens of the township through various social and environmental awareness
Observing the Vanmahotsav, Human
Rights Day, World Aids Day, International Day for Handicapped International Labour
Day etc. are a part of Annual