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Haryana Board Result 2018: Farmer’s daughter is Class 12 humanities topper

Gurmeet,a student of SD Kanya Mahavidyalaya in Narwana town of Jind district scored 489 marks out of 500 or 97.8% marks in Haryana board Class 12 humanities exam.

Board Exams 2018 Updated: May 18, 2018 17:41 IST
Hardik Anand
Hardik Anand
Hindustan Times, Rohtak
Gurmeet, the daughter of a farmer from Haryana’s Jind district, was on Friday declared as the topper in the humanities stream of the Haryana Board 2018 board examinations.
Gurmeet, the daughter of a farmer from Haryana’s Jind district, was on Friday declared as the topper in the humanities stream of the Haryana Board 2018 board examinations.(Handout image)

Gurmeet, the daughter of a farmer from Haryana’s Jind district, was on Friday declared as the topper in the humanities stream of the Haryana Board 2018 Class board examinations.

The student of SD Kanya Mahavidyalaya in Narwana town of Jind district scored 489 marks out of 500 or 97.8% marks.

Gurmeet said she went to school every day and studied with her friends in group sessions.

“Not overstudying is my success mantra. I took breaks regularly. I feel thankful that I’m gifted a good learning power through which I understand concepts quickly,” she said.

Gurmeet, whose mother Angrezo Devi is a homemaker, said she wants to pursue BA and then prepare for the civil services exams conducted by the Union Public Service Commission.

“I want to work for the country and women by joining the IPS (Indian Police Service).”

Naveen and Heena, of Hisar district, emerged as the joint toppers in the science stream by securing 491 marks out of the maximum 500. Monika of Kaithal district was the commerce stream topper with 484 marks.

Around 63.84% students passed the Class 12 board exam -- slightly lower from 64.50% last year. Girls outshined boys as before as 72.38% of them cleared the exams as compared to 57.10% boys.

Board officials said 222,388 students appeared in the Class 12 exams, of which 141,973 passed and 49,163 faced compartments.