New Delhi/Jalandhar, May 15: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Monday declared results for Class 12 and Class 10 exams with girls once again bettering boys in overall scores and 64 students getting more than 99 per cent marks.
While 49 students got more than 99 per cent in the Class 12 exam, 15 scored over 99 per cent in Class 10.
This year, the top score of 99.5 per cent in Class 12 was bagged by seven students from across the country. The second position with 99.25 per cent was shared by 17 students. The third highest score was 99 per cent, bagged by 25 students.
Mumbai boy Swayam Das emerged the Class 10 all-India topper with 99.4 per cent. Jalandhar’s Jasmine Kaur Chahal and Mumbai’s Anokhi Amit Mehta jointly bagged the second position with 99.2 per cent. The third position was shared by 12 students who scored 99 per cent.
Jasmine is the daughter of DSP, Vigilance Bureau, Kapurthala, Karamvir Singh Chahal. The 16-year-old student of St Joseph’s Convent School, who loves to study using a black board, attributed her success to hard work. “I have opted for non-medical stream in Class XI. At present, my focus is entirely on academics and I will decide about my future later,” she said.
She scored 100 marks each in mathematics, computers and social studies, while she got 98 marks in English and science each.
Her proud father said, “She is a brilliant girl and is competent to make her own decisions. She will take a call on her future after clearing her Class XII exams.” Jasmine’s mother Gurpreet Kaur Chahal is a government schoolteacher.