Fifteen-year-old Janaki Seth of Thane’s Sulochanadevi Singhania School topped the Class 10 all-India ICSE board exam with 98.28 per cent. She shares the rank with Shruti Singh from St Joseph’s Convent School in Varanasi.
This year, 1,01,998 students from 1,405 schools across the country appeared for the ICSE exam.
Most of the 56 ICSE schools in Mumbai managed to get a 100 per cent pass rate. Some of the city highest scorers were Harshini Shah from Green Lawns High School with 97.6 per cent, Aakansha Sarda from Jamnabai Narsee School with 97 per cent, Manan Kapadia from Campion School with 96.86 per cent Chintika Shah from HVB Academy with 96.28 per cent. “We have 55 distinctions and 11 first classes,” said Chandrakanta Pathak, principal of HVB Academy at Marine Lines.
The Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations also declared its Class 12 results on Tuesday. Gaurav Sood from Doon School in Dehradun topped with 99 per cent.