On May 29th, the adrenaline rushed in the veins of about 6 Lakh students. With an excitement and anxiety every student stood beside their desktop and laptops, waiting for the board to declare the results of CBSE class 10th. The results were earlier expected to be announced by 4 PM but it got preponed by almost 2 hours.
This year, about 6 lakh candidates appeared for the exam from all over India and 86.70 percent students qualified. Thiruvananthapuram being the top regions with 99.60 percent qualified candidates, followed by Chennai with 97.37 percent and Ajmer with 91.86 percent.
The board declare four toppers with a score of 499 out of 500. Among them there are three girls and one boy. The girls outshined this time.
The toppers space is occupied by Prakhar Mittal of DPS, Gurgaon; Rimzhim Agarwal of RP Public School, Bijnor; Nandini Garg of Scottish International School, Shamli and Sreelakshmi G of Bhavan’s Vidyalaya, Kochi.
Seven students secured second position with a score of 498 and fourteen students ranked third with a score of 497.
The results are better than ever, our country now stands with a more count of talented and hard working folks. The board says,” There are 131,493 candidates who secured 90 percent and above and about 27,426 candidates who secured 95% and above.”
It is rightly said that, “Higher the obstacles, the higher we get to rise”. The board proudly declares the results of the differently abled students with a pass percentage of 92.55%. The board says, “135 candidates scored 90 percent and above and 21 candidates secured 95 percent and above.”
We have two toppers in this category with a score of 489 out of 500. Anushka Panda of Sun city, Gurgaon and Sanya Gandhi of Uttam School, Gaziabad. The second position is grabbed by Somya Deep Pradhan of JNV, Dhanapur, Odisha with a score of 484.
This year the toppers list shines with the names of bright female students. The girls have outperformed the boys by 3.35%, where the passing percentage of girls is 88.67 percent and for boys its 85.32 percent.
The results from the government schools are far better than the private institutions this year. JNV (Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas) performed the best with a pass percentage of 97.31 percent, followed by KV (Kendra Vidyalaya) with a pass percentage of 95.96 percent. Meanwhile, the private schools affiliated with CBSE have got 89.49 pass percentages.
According to CBSE officials, 186,000 students have got compartment. This counts up to 11.45 percent of the total candidates appeared for the exam. Students shouldn’t be underestimated with these results as without failure there is no achievement. There may be greater talents hidden behind, which may sprout out at the right time.