Twins score CGPA 10 in CBSE exam

  • Vivek Gupta, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: May 23, 2014 15:24 IST

Identical twin sisters Aishwarya and Arshiya Arora of Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, scored CGPA 10 in the central board of secondary education (CBSE) exam.

Normally, twins have a little in common but it is opposite in their case. From sports to academics, they have common likings.

Arshiya was a lawn tennis player but later she joined Aishwarya in handball. Both are now national level handball players and have represented their schools several times. Other than this common feat, both love cooking.

“There is no sibling rivalry between us,” said Aishwarya. They both studied together and were very confident of getting the perfect score.

Their mother Sonika Arora, a homemaker, said their compatibility only grew with time and now they were almost inseparable.

Daughters of Panchkula based businessman, Arshiya and Aishwarya have opted for commerce stream at Bhavan Vidyalaya School, Chandigarh.

Sonika said Arshiya was almost certain of getting into medical stream. “Even we were surprised when they both opted for the commerce stream and decided to take their journey together for the higher studies, she said.

When asked about their future goal, both said they wanted to first pursue graduation in commerce and then wished to appear for the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) exam.

Aishwarya said: “We are very focused as to what we have to achieve in life. We both think alike and I think this is our strength.”

Arshiya said: “We have immense faith on each other and had done several stage shows together and also participated in debate competitions.

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