Noida felicitates its CBSE exam toppers
Noida hogged the limelight by doing better than the rest of the Delhi-NCR students. Raksha Gopal of Amity International School, Noida Sector 44, was the national topper with 99.6% (humanities stream)Updated: May 30, 2017 22:08 IST
The district administration on Tuesday honoured the students who secured the five top spots in the city in the CBSE Class 12 exams.
Noida hogged the limelight by doing better than the rest of the Delhi-NCR students. Raksha Gopal of Amity International School, Noida Sector 44, was the national topper with 99.6% (humanities stream). Similarly, other students from Delhi Public School, Noida sector 30 and Somerville School also performed impressively.
To honour the efforts of the students, district magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar felicitated Raksha, Johana Ravindran of Somerville School, Aasra Khan of Amity International School, Faraz Rahman Mallik and Rhea Bhatia of Delhi Public School in his office.
All five students managed to score above 98% in the board examinations.
“It is a proud moment for Noida residents that our students have performed extremely well in the Class 12 boards. It was my honour to personally meet the students. I congratulate them on their success and wish them the best for their future endeavours,” said BN Singh.
Students were also delighted to meet Singh and said that such meetings instil confidence in them.
“It is always inspirational to meet such dignitaries who encourage you,” said Gopal.
Over 18,000 schools across the country are affiliated to the CBSE. As many as 10,98,891 candidates – 6,38,865 boys and 4,60,026 girls – from 10,678 schools appeared for the exam this year.
There was a 2.82% increase in registration in 2017 compared to the previous year. Around 10,67,900 students – 6,21,259 boys and 4,46,641 girls – had taken the exams in 2016.
First Published: May 30, 2017 21:14 IST