The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the result of class 12 board examinations on Thursday (02.05.2019). The pass percentage jumped by 0.31 per cent this year and stood at 83.4 per cent. The top three performing regions are Thiruvananthapuram with 98.2 per cent, Chennai region with 92.93 per cent and Delhi with 91.87 per cent.
Hansika Shukla from Delhi Public School in Ghaziabad and Karishma Arora from Muzaffarnagar's SD Public School emerged as the national toppers with a score of 499 out of 500.
Right Things At The Right Time
'Doing the right thing at the right time'- that is the success mantra for Gaurangi Chawla, who secured the second position in the class 12 examination result announced by the Central Board of Secondary Education on Thursday.
"Doing the right thing at the right time. It is not as if you become a typical nerd and keep studying all the time," she told reporters who wanted to know how she fared so well.
Gaurangi who scored 99.6 per cent in the examinations also expressed her gratitude to her family members and the teachers for their support. She studied in Nirmal Ashram Deepmala Public School and achieved a total of 498 out of 500 marks.
Hard Work, Support Led To My Success: Mehak Talwar
"Consistent hard work and support from my parents are the reasons I scored so well in the exams," Mehak Talwar from Delhi Public School, Rohini, who is among 18 students to secure the third position in the class 12 CBSE examinations, said on Thursday.
"I used to study for four hours daily, with a few breaks in between. I believe that if you love the subject you have taken, you can achieve anything," she told ANI.
A Humanities stream student, Mehak scored 497 out of 500 marks in board exams to grab the third rank nation-wide. "My mother, father and grandmother are doctors. I hated maths, so I took up Humanities. I want to pursue psychology in the future. I want to thank my parents for supporting me throughout," she said.
Mehak also said that she is writing a book based on a Korean animation serial. "My daughter is a self-made child. Her mantra to success is being regular and sincere in her studies," her mother said.
Gurugram Student Tops CBSE Class 12 In Special Category
A student of the Heritage Xperiential Learning School topped the CBSE's Class 12 exams in the children of special need category as per the results announced on Thursday.
Lavanya Balakrishnan, who had English, Sociology, Political Science, Painting and Home Science, scored 489 marks out of 500 in class 12 board exam of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Having a hearing disability since her childhood, Lavanya said that she was not expecting it. "I was astonished after hearing about my result. This has really boosted my confidence," she said.
Sharing her experience, Lavanaya, who says she studied six hours a day, credited her parents for always supporting her and her sister. Her mother, who also teaches in the same school, also took care of her education.
"They have motivated us throughout our educational journey. My teachers also played a crucial role in my preparation for the examination and were always with me step by step to achieve the goal. "The teachers have given their valuable times not only during school hours but also on weekends. I am thankful to all of them who supported me," she added.
Lavanya now wants to establish a career in graphics and animation.
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