MGN girl tops Jalandhar with 98% in CBSE Class 12 results

  • Aakanksha N Bhardwaj, Hindustan Times, Jalandhar
  • Updated: May 22, 2016 16:10 IST
Anchal Jain with her family members in Jalandhar on Saturday. (Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

Girls outperformed boys in bagging top positions in schools of the district in the Class-12 examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the result of which was declared on Saturday.

Anchal Jain from MGN School of the city became the overall topper in the district by getting 98% marks. She is from the commerce stream and plans to excel in the field of management. An elated Anchal, said that the result was totally unbelievable. “I still do not believe that I have topped the district by getting 98%. I had never expected this. I want to pursue MBA in finance in Delhi.

“When I was waiting for the results, I was hoping to get admission in a college in Punjab only, but since I have topped, I am definitely going to Delhi and I am sure my father will never stop me,” she said. Rahul Jain, father of Anchal, is a businessman.

DPS boy stands first in non-medical

In the non-medical stream, Naman Aggarwal, the only boy among those who stood first in their stream in the district from Delhi Public School, has scored first position with 97.6% marks.

Naman’s happiness knew no limit when he came to know of the results. “My ultimate aim is to do research work in astrophysics, a subject which I find most interesting.” “I am so happy that I am not even studying for the JEE exam, I am just relaxing instead.” His father, Deepak Aggarwal, who is a businessman, said that his son has always been a topper since his childhood days.

Army Public School girl top in medical

Nirmaljeet Kaur from Army Public School has secured top position in the district in the medical stream by getting 97% marks in the medical stream.

Nirmaljeet, who was out in Chandigarh to appear in the exam for Mai Bhago armed forces preparatory institute for girls, said that the moment she came out of the centre after giving the exam, she saw missed calls on her mobile and she was amused to know that she had topped with 97% marks. “I want to join armed forces medical college,” she said sharing her life’s aim.

Her father Harpal Singh, who also accompanied her to Chandigarh, said, “This kind of feeling was so unique, she has made me proud.”

Richa Gera shines in humanities

Richa Gera from Phagwara, who is studying in Police DAV Public School, has secured 96.6 % marks in the humanities stream. Richa aspires to become a judge for which she is already working hard to get admission in a top law college.

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