Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Malout, has excelled in the Class 12 merit list released by the Punjab School Education Board as six of its students have bagged positions among the top 10. Charu, a non-medical student from GTB Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Malout (Muktsar), has bagged third rank by securing 441 marks out of 450.
Shatal Preet Dhillon from the same school has secured 97.11% marks and bagged sixth position. The rank has been shared by another student, Ramandeep Kaur from the same school with equal marks.
The fourth student from the school is Zinkal, who has got the eighth rank with 96.67% marks. Kamaldeep Singh and Parul from the same school have got the ninth and 10th rank by scoring 96.44% and 96.22% marks, respectively.
“Muktsar is at second position in the state as for the merit list is concerned. 36 students from Muktsar are on the merit list and GTB Khalsa Senior Secondary School is the first school in the district with 22 of its students on the merit list,” said Devinder Kumar Rajoria, district education officer (secondary), Muktsar.
NOT SO GOOD SHOW BY GOVT SCHOOLS IN MALWA
Student from gover nment schools who are on the state merit list of 389 can be counted on fingers.
Though Malwa has improved as compared to last year, it has exposed the chinks in the education system in government schools as only 21 students from government schools in the seven districts of the core Malwa region made it to the merit list of the Punjab School Education Board’s Class-12 results.
There were only 11 students on the merit list from government schools in 2013. Four students from government schools in Bathinda district have made it to merit list this time. 12,772 students had appeared in the examination and 10,854 cleared it. More than 84% students passed the exam.
GIRLS EXCEL IN FARIDKOT
In Faridkot, girls excelled over boys in Class 12 exams by bagging all the top positions in the district.
In the result declared by the PSEB, all 14 students who figure on the merit list in Faridkot district are girls.
While 13 of these merit holders in the district are from private schools, a student of Government Senior Secondary School, Jaitu, was also placed in merit list by scoring 93.77% marks.
According to the district education office officials, the overall pass percentage of the girls in the Class 12 this time was 89.82, against 79.81% for boys.