Dhanbad, Aug 3: The Central Board of Secondary Education announced the Class 10 Board Exam 2021 results on Tuesday (August 3) at 12 noon. Two students of Delhi Public School, Karmik Nagar, Dhanbad and two from Gurunanak School Ranchi have emerged national toppers in Class 10. Manish Kundu and Aditee Jha of coal town scored 99.82 % marks and made Jharkhand and the city proud. Both the students achieved 100 marks in four subjects and 99 in one subject. While Jas Jasmeen Kaur and MD Sadik Aman of Gurunanak School Ranchi achieved 99.80 %.
Aditee Jha is daughter of pharmaceutical company owner CN Jha and Rinki Jha.
Manish Kundu is son of station manager of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Gomoh Station Tapas Kumar Kundu and homemaker Aparna Das Kundu.
On the other hand, 99.66 per cent students of the Patna region, under which Jharkhand falls, passed, several hundred students from Jamshedpur and Ranchi secured more than 90 per cent marks.
Meanwhile, Thiruvananthapuram region has topped the board results with the highest pass percentage of 99.99 per cent.
In the CBSE class 10 board results, 99.04 per cent students were declared passed. The pass percentage of boys is 98.89 per cent and that of girls is 99.24 per cent, which is 0.35 per cent more than that of boys.
This year’s board examinations, originally scheduled to be held in May and June, were cancelled due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, the marks were calculated on the basis of internal assessments, including unit tests, mid terms and pre board exams.
No toppers have been declared in the examination as the board decided not to issue any merit list or merit certificates this year.