Our education system goes beyond the bookish knowledge of the subjects. The approach helps in achieving not only excellence in academics but also in multitudinous aspects of school life. We wish to promote the multi-dimensional personality of all students. To achieve this purpose, we pursue a variety of activities and competitions. A variety of clubs formed provide fun, excitement, and joy of self-expression through music, art & drama.


Education is all about expanding horizons. It can not be restricted to the four walls of the classroom. It doesn't stop at just learning what books tell us, but in modern parlance the emphasis is on 'Education for life'. This involves the all round development of every child. The aim is to inculcate the basic elements of value education, perseverance, Humanity & virtue of patience and the idea of global citizenship. To lay emphasis on these aspects, our school endeavours to nurture and groom the

young progeny with the best of the adequate opportunities in the shape of a number of activities, challenges, and various competitions organized at School, State and National level. The aim is to provide holistic education to all; making them more competent by being proactive and taking initiative in helping the students exhibit many new hidden talents through various co-scholastic activities held. Whole year around students are participating in intra-school and inter-school competitions. We hold following competitions in School :-

Caption Contest & Slogan Writing Competition, Creative Writing, Vocabulary Quiz, Art & Craft Competition, Collage Competition, Singing Competition, Fancy Dress Competition, What's the Good Word, Maths Quiz, Reading Quiz, Mono Acting etc.

For K.G Section, following activities are scheduled throughout the year:-

Rhymes, Picture Reading, Vocabulary Quiz, Fancy Dress Competition, Creative Writing, Craft, Story Telling etc.

 In inter-school competitions we take part in:-

Debates, Dance, Singing, Declamations, Science Exhibitions, Art & Craft Competitions, Drama Competitions, Radio Talks, and Quizzes.


A fresh crop of leadership among the student fraternity emerges every year. The newly-elected members take an oath administered by the School Principal to make them conscious of their duties, responsibilities, and discipline. The new appointments The School Head Boy, Head Girl, House Captains, Prefects, Discipline In-charge, and other Office Bearers wear badges as a sign of allegiance.


The innate talent of all the students is displayed and nurtured in the distinctive clubs - Music, Painting &

Sketching, Rangoli, Dramatics, Cookery, Dance, Origami, Peace, Nature, Computer, Interior Designing,

Public  Speaking  & Debating and so on.


Saturday marks the day for co-curricular activities like elocution, poetry recitation, G.K. quiz, jam sessions, singing, etc., under the guidance and supervision of the house wardens. These activities help them discover their hidden talents and boost their confidence so that the children can shed their stage fear and hesitation.


Creativity, imagination, and free expression are given full vent through a wide range of carefully designed co-curricular activities. The students try their hand at oratory, music, dance, art and craft, theatre, and sports-enjoying, polishing, and transforming their talents and capabilities to DAV holistic personalities.


Reading together is an activity when for a few minutes every year, all the school activities in the school campus come to a halt as everybody is absorbed in silent reading. This activity helps to develop a reading culture in the students, teaching & non-teaching staff alike. Even the visitors of the day read with some reading material. To inculcate reading habits, book fairs, reading quiz and many other Library related competitions are held.


An institute of creativity is a brainchild of a group of educationists who mean to identify and carefully nurture the creativity in the child artists of today. Srijan intends to first spot such talent among children and subsequently train them for the respective art that they are capable of with the help of the best experts available in the field. This club received an award of honour from H.E. Gen. Retd. S.F. Rodrigues, Governor of Punjab and Administrator of U.T. Chandigarh in 2008. Srijan organizes talent hunt in the school for the following areas of creative art: Creative writing Dance Fine arts-Best out of waste, painting.



Koshish1 is an educator’s forum supported by INTEL, which organizes regular open forums focusing on value addition for educators every month.

Koshish1 has been an endeavour made to follow up, monitor, facilitate and enhance the efforts made by schools to promote TAL (Technology Aided Learning) amongst the students. ‘Koshish’ has become a tool in the hands of the educator to attain a futuristic approach to teaching and learning process. This club has received award in 2007 by H.E. Gen Retd. S.F. Rodrigues, Governor of Punjab andAdministratorU.T. Chandigarh.


DAV philosophy is that in the process of moulding our children, we not only accept the best that the western education has to offer but also integrate it with the basic values of our ancient cultural heritage. We have set a trend to harmonize the school ambience with the ‘hawan1 or Vajya’. The efforts are towards making Yajya1 an integral part so as to generate a pious and pure way of living.

By doing hawans, we rejuvenate the chastity of the atmosphere. The recitation of the ved mantras help us to recuperate from all the hurries and worries of life. Listening to the sermons of great yogis and purohits help us to grow into compassionate human beings. Thus, we realize the importance of a saying which goes like this: “Be nice to all human beings, you are still one of them.”

Welcome to a journey through DAV Public School, Sector 8-C Chandigarh, a school that has entered its 41 st year land mark. These years have given the required experience and wisdom to us – the facilitators, to help our learners to introspect themselves in order to accentuate their potential...Read more

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