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

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

Mrs. Shanthy Asokan, The Principal has an M.Sc. (Zoology) from Manasagangotri, Mysore and a B.Ed from Kamarajar University.

Armed with around 30 years of experience in teaching Biology and being engaged in exam-related duties in Biology, she is seen as a respectable authority in the subject.

Spanning a fruitful 17 years at D.A.V. Boys Senior Secondary School, Gopalapuram both as a PGT (Biology) (since June 1999) and Principal (since 2014) countless students have gained from her expertise.

Under her stewardship D.A.V students have secured very high marks in Biology, including a large number of merit certificates and 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).

With a student – centric vision, Mrs. Shanthy Asokan is adept at strategizing techniques as a Principal 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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