After the CBSE Class-10 results, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) declared results of Class 10 exams on Wednesday. Girls outperformed boys by grabbing top spots on the merit list in the district.
Shreya Malhotra of St Joseph Convent School for Girls topped the district by scoring 96.8% marks, while Prachi Goyal of the same school got 96.6% marks to bag second position the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) examination.
Both the girls have the academic record of topping the school since childhood, which continued and they bagged top two spots in the district.
While Shreya is pursuing coaching in Chandigarh, Prachi is in Kota for the same purpose.
Shreya aspires to be a doctor as both her parents are doctors. "My mother is a gynaecologist and father paediatrician. I aspire to be a dermatologist," said Shreya, adding that she has scored 100 marks in the subject of computers. Her career goal is to reach top medical college, preferably the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
Prachi who will be pursuing the non-medical stream has set her sights on the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and she aspires to become a software engineer.
Shivam Mahajan topped St Joseph Convent School for Boys by scored 95.4% marks. Nilesh Sharma of the same school bagged 95.3% marks while Videsh Raj Singh scored 94.6% marks.
Shivam's target is to grab a seat in IIT and get admission in computer science, while Nilesh whose parents are doctors would, for sure, will pick medical field with MBBS his career goal.
Shivam aspires to be a computer engineer while Nilesh wants to be a neurosurgeon like his uncle.
Vismad Singh of the same school bagged 94.4% marks, Anmol Saini (94.2%), Pranav Ahuja and Abhinav Arora scored 94% each.
In SD Model School for Boys and Girls, Harjas topped with 90.3% marks, while Vaishali (90.1%) stood second.
In Seventh Day Adventist School, Twinkle Sharma topped his school with 87% marks and Jaspinder stood second with 84% marks while Muskan bagged third place with 78% marks. Four schools in the city registered 100% pas percentage.