D.A.V. Boys Senior Secondary School, Gopalapuram

Key Committee members

President Sri. Vinay Parikh
Secretary Smt. Parmila Gauhar
Director Sri. Vikas Arya
Financial Controller Sri. Anoop Nangia

Secretary’s Message


Smt. Parmila Gauhar

D.A.V. Group of Schools, Chennai.

I am glad to say that D.A.V. Schools are among the best schools in Chennai, and also in India. We strive hard to give the finest education to our students, which reflects in our results. D.A.V. has always attracted the best teachers dedicated to professional excellence.

At D.A.V. we maintain the highest level of integrity – that’s why our schools are the first choice for parents. We give the best education so that our students can go build a better India, and a better world.

The Principal


Mrs. Shanthy Asokan M.Sc B.Ed

Principal, D.A.V. Boys Senior Secondary School, Gopalapuram

“Education should equip students for learning throughout life.”

Mrs. Shanthy Asokan is a dedicated educationist, positively impacting thousands of growing pupils. Possessing an M.Sc. (Zoology) degree from Manasagangotri, Mysore and a B.Ed from Kamarajar University, she has devoted 30 years of her life in teaching Biology and preparing children under her stewardship, to not only secure very high marks in Biology in the Board Examinations but also inspired them to be service oriented in their chosen field.

An authority in Biology, Mrs.Shanthy Asokan is the Head Examiner for Biology at AISSCE and is proficient and diligent in handling Exam related duties.

Having gained 17 years of experience in teaching Biology at D.A.V Boys Gopalapuram., her endeavour has been to measure each student’s achievement and find creative strategies for improvement. Since taking over as the Principal in 2014, she has equipped students to face new challenging situations in life through team work, co-ordination and confidence. It is to her credit that many Biology students are awarded the Merit Certificates for their performance in the Board Examinations and are eligible to receive DBT scholarships (instituted by the Department of Bio Technology and Government of India for the top 25 candidates in Biology at the All India level).

Mrs. Shanthy Asokan is very empathetic, sociable and it is her passion to connect with teachers and students alike, that sets her apart as the Head of the institution.

With a student – centric vision, Mrs. Shanthy Asokan is adept at strategizing techniques to enhance the teaching-learning experience. Very organised and well prepared, she ensures smooth co-ordination of all activities at school. She is consistently trying to take the school forward with its high goals and set new benchmarks. Her vision more than supplements all attributes of the D.A.V. brand.

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