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Our Mission

D.A.V. Boys Senior Secondary School Gopalapuram, (Chennai) along with striving as always to set new academic records will incorporate a class library for all its classes, promote peer learning, add to the green cover within the premises as well as outside in the vicinity of its campus, besides streamlining targetted sports activities in the forthcoming year.

About the School

D.A.V. Boys Senior Secondary School situated at Gopalapuram Chennai is the main branch of the D.A.V. Group of Schools managed by The Tamilnadu Arya Samaj Educational Society which is registered under the Societies Act.

It was established in 1970 and is affiliated to and fully recognized upto the class XII level by the C.B.S.E. New Delhi.

With a highly qualified, competent and dedicated faculty, D.A.V.B.S.S.School has carved a niche for itself in the academic domains of the country. It currently has around 90 teaching staff and a student strength of 2386 boys

The statuesque Sal tree, iconic to several generations of D.A.V.ians and visitors alike, overlooks the famed quadrangle where the morning assembly takes place.

The school’s excellent infrastructure includes well equipped classrooms; Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology laboratories, library cum reading room, air-conditioned Audio – Visual room, auditorium, UPS supported and air-conditioned computer laboratories for junior and senior students respectively, Art Room, infirmary, and Work Experience stations. It provides adequate parking facilities within its premises for students and staff, besides offering sanitised washrooms with uninterrupted water supply.

The school approaches its goal of a holistic education based on Vedic principles by incorporating moral instruction based on Vedic philosophy. An integral part of the school curriculum is its emphasis on sports and extra curricular activities. A wide range of sports and games as well as myriad extracurricular activities are taken up with dedicated teachers monitoring and training students in the same.

Physical education, Work Experience with electrical gadgets, Drawing and Painting, Music, Yoga, Karate, NCC and Scouts are some of the activities pursued passionately. Besides this, the prefectorial and House system Inter-House competitions in Debating, Quiz, Essay Writing, Story Writing, Poetry Writing, Music, Painting, Art Work, JAM, Ad – zap etc are regularly conduced.

Various clubs like Health and Wellness club, Eco club, Quiz club, Music club and Science Club conduct activities regularly.

The school also prides itself in rendering social service especially during natural and other calamities.

D.A.V.B.S.S.School has achieved incredibly great heights as far as its academic strength is concerned. The Board Examination results of class X (AISSE) and class XII ( AISSCE) have been excellent right from its incerption with a large number of merit certificates, subject centums and high subject averages in all subjects (Class XII ) and A1 grades (Class X).

The school has achieved laurels not only for academic excellence and dedicated teaching but also for its quintessential discipline an all inclusive approach as far as its student profile is concerned and ethical values it inculcates in students.

A good number of students are invited to witness the Republic Day Parade from the Prime Minister’s Box in honour of their academic excellence.

The School provides the right kind of ambience for a full-fledged and disciplined learning environment. All students with the exception of a few join professional courses like Engineering and Medicine. In the past twenty-one years, a large number of students from D.A.V. Boys Senior Secondary School, Gopalapuram, have joined the I.I.T. The School has had the distinction of securing the All India First, Second and Fourth & Fifty-fourth Rank in the IIT JEE too. A sizeable number of them have also found admission into the NITs. A large number of students have also joined BITS ( Pilani, Hyderbad and Goa). A good number of students join the National University Singapore (NUS) with full scholarship too. Students of D.A.V. Boys Senior Secondary School, Gopalapuram have performed exceedingly well at the All India Level in the PMT (Medical) examinations too.

Many Commerce stream students have been rank holders in CA and other related professional courses. A large number of the Commerce students also find admission in prestigious colleges in the country as well as in the city. A few of them also secure admission every year into NUS (Singapore) and London School of Economics (LSE) (London and Dubai).

Semi Integrated IIT coaching classes for students of class XI (Spectrum Coaching Centre) has been started in the school campus.

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The school has the scheme of general studies upto Class X, all subjects being compulsory. The scheme of elective subjects is introduced from Class XI.

The subjects for studies up to Class X: English, Hindi/Tamil/Sanskrit, Science, Mathematics and Social Science. The subjects for co-scholastic assessment for all classes are Art Education, Work Experience, Yoga and Physical/Health Education. Moral Education and Music are taught in Primary and Middle School Classes. CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation) is implemented upto Class X in scholastic and co-scholastic areas.

The medium of instruction in all classes is English for non-language subjects.

Group of Elective Subjects in Class XI & XII:

Science Group:English (Core), Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics with either Biology/Computer Science/Engineering Graphics.

Commerce Group: English (Core), Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics with either, Mathematics or Marketing.

Note: For all students General Studies, Work Experience, Physical & Health Education will be subjects for Internal Assessment.

Language Scheme

Class I: Tamil & Hindi.
Class II – V: Hindi or Tamil as Second Language.
Class VI – VIII:
  • If Second Language is Hindi, Third Language should be Tamil or Sanskrit.
  • If Second Language is Tamil, Third Language should be Hindi.
  • If Second Language is Sanskrit, Third Language should be Advanced Hindi. (For those who have learnt Hindi as second language till Class V.)
  • If Second Language is Sanskrit, Third Language should be HIndi. (For those who have not learnt Hindi till Class V.)
Class I – V:

8 A.M to 2 P.M

Eight Periods daily for five days a week. (Monday to Friday). Saturday will be a Holiday. Class IV & V will have club activities on Saturdays.

Class VI – XII:

8 A.M to 2:50 P.M

Nine Periods daily for five days from Monday to Friday; Five periods on Saturdays from 8 A.M to 2:20 P.M

Note: Second and Fourth Saturdays will be Holidays.

Faculty List – D.A.V. Boys Senior Secondary School, Gopalapuram
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