CBSE Class 12 Board results: Jaipur toppers have St Xavier’s Mumbai and Delhi University on their radar
CBSE Class 12 Board results: Jayanti Sabadani, Manas Jain and P Vaishnavi Gupta from Jayshree Periwal High School in Jaipur scored a stellar 98.4% in artseducation Updated: May 28, 2017 18:35 IST
Jaipur. This was the city where arts students hit the headlines, and all of them from the same school. Jayanti Sabadani, Manas Jain and P Vaishnavi Gupta from Jayshree Periwal High School in Jaipur scored 98.4% in arts in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Boards, the results of which were announced on Sunday. Sabadani and Gupta are targeting Delhi University and St Xavier’s Mumbai as their higher education destinations.
Sabadani, who scored a 100% both in sociology and political science, credits her success to her parents and teachers. The businessman’s daughter is fond of debates, poetry and writing, and wants to study English literature at the undergraduate level.
Her classmate Manas Jain, also at 98.4%, scored a 100% in political science, sociology and physical education. Jain aims for an honours degree in economics from DU and is currently reading Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists, a book jointly authored by Raghuram Rajan, former governor of Reserve Bank of India, and Luigi Zingales, a finance professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
An avid badminton and chess player, Jain is also considering the five year integrated programme in management at Indian Institute of Management, Indore.
P Vaishnavi Gupta, who shares the top pedestal with Sabadani and Jain, wants to pursue a career in mass media and communications. She scored a 100% in English, sociology and fine arts. Fond of dancing, theatre and writing, she too wants to go to DU or St Xavier’s for higher studies. Her favourite authors are Sidney Sheldon, Marlon James and Agatha Christie.
In the science stream, Bharat Bhargava of St Xavier’s School stood first in the city with 98% marks. Bhargava has already cracked IIT-JEE Mains. Recently appearing for the IIT-JEE Advanced, he is hopeful that he will get through. “It goes without saying that I would not have topped without the support of my parents or grandparents,” he said.
Bhargava, whose father is a polytechnic lecturer and mother a government school teacher, wants to become a scientist someday. His scores included 100 in informatics practices and 99 in both chemistry and English.
Jaipur’s commerce topper with 97.6% was Sidharth Bapna from Neerja Mody School. Scoring a 99 out of 100 in accountancy and mathematics, he wants to study economics at DU.
Hardik Khandelwal of St Xavier’s School scored 96.4% marks in the commerce stream.