Toppers of city school shared their success mantra with the HT team.
Medical stream topper: Nitish Kant
Aiming to become a doctor, medical stream topper Nitish Kant of DAV Public School, focused on clearing concepts instead of reading only text books. He has secured 97.8 percent marks.
Sharing his views, Nitish Kant said that he followed the text books, besides taking help of reference books for preparing for medical competition exams.
"The concepts of the topics must be cleared to score good marks in the exam. Cramming will never help to do well and it is shortcut to remember things", he said. He gave the credit for his success to the support of his parents and teachers. "I want to become a doctor", he added.
Commerce toppers: Diksha Pahuja and Kanika Berry
Regular and sincere study sessions have remained success mantra for the toppers of the commerce stream Diksha Pahuja and Kanika Berry, both from Budha Dal public school. Both the girls secured 97.8percent marks.
Sharing her views, Diksha Pahuja said "I have been regular throughout whole year and always listened carefully to my teachers. To score good marks, it is must to have proper time management". She is eying admission in Shri Ram College of Commerce at New Delhi.
Her classmate Kanika Berry thanked her teachers and parents for her good marks. "I had not taken any stress of exams. I always followed the instructions of my subject teachers and set my time table accordingly", said Kanika, who also want to take admission in best commerce college across India.
Non-medical topper: Pritish Singla
Aspiring to be a top class engineer, non-medical topper from city Pritish Singla from Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur public school has worked hard for two years to attain such results. He secured 96.8 percent marks.
"Besides taking tuitions regularly from local institute, I devoted 8-10 hours to studies every day besides focusing on completing the syllabus before start of examination," he said.
He is hopeful to crack IIT exam and get admission to the IIT, Delhi, or Bombay.
"Consistency is a key to success and I was quite consistent in my studies. My aim is to become a good best engineer in near future", he said.
Humanities topper: Narpaljeet Kaur
Fond of reading books, Narpaljeet Kaur of Modern Senior Secondary School, who has topped city in 93 percent marks in humanities stream, concentrated on taking references from the books written by other others, besides concentrating on school books.
"Beside NCERT books, I also read reference books to clear my concepts in detail. I often visited library to read the extra books related to my subjects," she said.
She aims to opt for law as a subject in higher studies and aspires to clear judiciary services.
"I have interest in political science and economics subjects and trying my hands to get admission in best law school", she said.