Three students from the rural areas of the district have made it to the merit list of 389 students prepared by the board from across the state.
Varinder Kaur, a student of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Cholta Khurd village, in Kharar has got the 18th position with 425/450 marks, with Commerce subjects.
Tanya, a student of Sant Baba Variyam Singh Memorial Public Senior Secondary School, Banur, scored the 23rd position in science stream and secured 420/450 marks.
Rajinder Kaur of Government Senior Secondary School, Buta Singh village, SAS Nagar, also secured the 23rd rank by securing same marks.
Not even a single student from the township managed to get into merit list Varinder Kaur, said, “I worked hard to secure the rank I have. In fact, I had to do household chores as well and yet managed to do well because of my hardwork. I did not take any tuition.” Kaur’s father Sarabjeet Singh is employee in private factory. She scored 92% in Class 10.