Vice Principal - Mrs.Rachna Gupta

A teacher always kind, she's been,

A face of calmness, rare to see. 

An expert in Biology - her domain

Perfect in everything - she remains.

Mrs. Rachna Gupta joined the DPS Vasant Kunj fraternity in the year 1995 as a Senior Science teacher. She soon assumed responsibility as the Head of Department, Biology and with utmost diligence and dedication made Biology one of the much sought after streams at the +2 level in the school. Her quest for excellence has resulted in repeated successes for the school in the school- leaving Board and competitive medical entrance examinations. Beneath the patina of quiet dignity lies a steely determination to achieve and excel.

A thorough academician with a professional approach, she is a dynamic leader whose motto has always been to " Better the best ". Her experience and expertise have been tapped successfully to conduct orientation workshops for various DPS schools in India and abroad. She has also represented the school in a defining Exchange Programme at the Manchester Grammar School and Bolton Girls School, in the United Kingdom. She became the Headmistress, DPS Vasant Kunj in July 2005. Be it the Mentor Programme, Junior School Magazine, or the special assemblies, all bear her stamp of excellence. In October 2009, she took to shouldering the responsibility of the Vice Principal. She was part of the leaders conference and seminar at Australia in 2010. During her stay at Coomera Anglican College, she represented Indian Education System and carried home innovation from Australian Education policies and school management strategies.

Being an ardent traveller, an avid reader and a melodious singer, she recognizes the importance of co-curricular activities. She takes a keen interest in the conception and organisation of mass assemblies, Science Fairs and inter-school competitions hosted by the school both for the Junior and Senior wings. 

An erudite scholar, knowledgeable in a wide range of educational systems being practised across the globe, she has efficaciously adopted and implemented them in the Indian education system. With her vision, she set the strategic direction for one of the most prominent core schools of the DPS Society, DPS Faridabad, when she joined it in November, 2012, as the Officiating Principal. Owing to her exemplary administrative skills, immaculate planning and able guidance, this school boasted of producing the first CBSE topper from Haryana and exhibited a record 100% pass percentage in the 2014 CBSE results. In May 2014, she resumed charge in the position of Vice Principal at DPS Vasant Kunj.

Mrs. Rachna Gupta is an outstanding facilitator who creates a congenial environment for learning in the classroom, stimulating children's thinking skills and logical reasoning and keeping their spirit of enquiry alive. In fact, her soul thrives on her commitment to make each child explore one's potential uniquely. 

Like the fruit laden tree which bends more humbly to the ground, Mrs.Rachna Gupta has woven a relationship of warmth and commitment with the students and members of the academic and administrative staff. Respected for her expert guidance, empathetic support and dignified treatment of each individual, this woman of substance is a leader who is admired by all. She continues her voyage of unravelling the myriad joys of learning for her adoring students and signatures all her roles with meticulousness and perfection. 

She epitomizes the following lines by Robert Frost:-

" The woods are lovely dark and deep

But I have promises to keep 

And miles to go before I sleep ".