Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI photo)

CBSE, universities’ toppers witness Republic Day parade from PM’s box

They include 50 students from undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes, 30 from Class 10 and 25 from Class 12.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 02:12 PM IST

A total of 105 toppers from CBSE and universities across the country witness the 71st Republic Day Parade on Sunday from the Prime Minister’s box.

They include 50 students from undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes, 30 from Class 10 and 25 from Class 12.

“The HRD Ministry seeks list of toppers from CBSE and various universities and educational institutions from across the country. From the list, we select few students from each CBSE region and universities or institutions who have secured maximum marks and figured at top position,” a senior HRD Ministry official said.

The maximum number of 14 students are from Uttar Pradesh, followed by Assam (8). Seven students are each from Kerala, Haryana and Karnataka.

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