Jamshedpur, May 21: Students of steel city came out with flying colors in the Class 12 exams of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), whose results were declared on Saturday.
DAV Public School, Bistupur, produced the topper in bio-science, Vidya Bharti Chinmaya Vidyalaya student topped in pure science stream, while a student from DAV, Bistupur, topped in the commerce section.
Animesh Sarkar, a bio-science student of DAV Public School, Bistupur, was crowned Jamshedpur topper in the CBSE Class 12. Animesh scored 97.2 percent marks and wants to be an oncologist. Rishika Agrawal of DAV Public School scored 95.4 percent was crowned topper in commerce stream. In pure-science, Atul Kumar of Vidya Bharti Chinmaya Vidyalaya was the city topper with 96.8 % marks.
“I appeared for AIPMT exam and also cleared the Stage 1 of Aligarh Pre-Medical Test and would look forward to enroll for MBBS in one of the top medical colleges of the country,” said Animesh. Resident of Chakradharpur, Animesh has been living in a rented house in Bistupur area of the city after he took admission in DAV.
According to reports, 32,860 students from 250 schools across the state appeared for the examination, among which 28,015 passed, making the total pass percentage of state 85.25%.
The pass percentage among girls of the state was 90.27%, while that of boys was only 82.09%. Diksha Kumari of Rajkamal Saraswati Vidya Mandir became the state topper in science with 98.6% marks. Shreya Chaudhary of Delhi Public School, Dhanbad, and Shrishti Sarawagi of DPS Ranchi were tied as commerce toppers of state with 96.8% marks.
Mansi Gupta of Dhanbad Public School became the arts topper in the state by scoring 97% marks.
“The students have done quite well this time and overall performance of our school has improved significantly,” said an official of Delhi Public School.
According to the students, mathematics was very tough which made the percentage dip while highest scoring subject was physics and chemistry. Most of the toppers in schools from the city have already cracked their JEE Mains while they would be appearing for JEE Advanced on May 22. Both boys and girls have equally performed well in the Class XII examination.
Revealing her success formula, Rishika from DAV Public School said she studied on a regular basis and work regularly, for that helps ease the pressure as the exams approach.
The performance of the CBSE schools in the city was better this year. Around 3500 students appeared from the CBSE affiliated schools from Jamshedpur this year. Both boys and girls have equally performed well in the class XII examination.
A teacher of St. Mary’s English High School said that the results were better as compared to last year for both boys and girls. Both girls and boys have performed equally better but the toppers list was occupied mostly by girls. Principals of various schools expressed happiness over the performance.
On the other hand, Pragya Singh, principal of DAV Public School, said that it is the hard work plus passion and dedication for achieving is important.
Students of the city proved their merit in the CBSE examination rejoiced along with the school authorities. School campuses and cyber cafes were chock-a-bloc soon after the results got declared. Students from the city have high scoring performances in the class 12 examination.