Lucknow students strike it rich yet again
After bagging the lion’s share in CBSE-12 merit list, students from Uttar Pradesh stole the limelight in CBSE-10, too, with eight students of the state figuring among the 13 joint first rankers, who all scored 499 marks.
The second rank was shared by 25 students, with 498 marks, and 13 of them were from UP. As many as 59 students shared the third rank, of which 19 were from UP, according to the merit list declared by the examination board.
In all, out of the 97 students who shared the top three ranks, 40 were from the state.
Girls once again put up an impressive show in the Class 10 merit list.
On the list of 97 merit-holders, girls accounted for 64 and boys 33. Lucknow students, however, did not figure on the list of first rankers. The girls did better than the boys, registering a pass percentage of 92.45% as compared to boys (90.14%). The pass percentage of transgenders was 94.74%.
Two students each from the state capital shared the second and third rankers’ list. Lucknow’s Ayushi Pushkar (DPS), Eldeco and Isha Srivastava of Rani Laxmi Bai Memorial School scored 498 to share the second rank.
Vaishnavi Singh of Rani Laxmi Bai Memorial School, Indira Nagar Lucknow and Poorti Srivastava of Lucknow Public School, LDA Colony scored 497 marks to be on the third rankers’ list.
The official twitter handle of the office of UP chief minister congratulated the successful students with special mention of the eight who jointly shared the first rank. “The parents and teachers of these students also deserve praise,” the tween said.
Out of 17,61,078 students who appeared in the Class-10 examination, 16,04,428 cleared the exam. The pass percentage this year was 91.10%, 4.40% higher than last year’s 86.70%.
State students had also dominated the CBSE Class 12 merit list when the results were declared on May 2. Out of 23 students who figured on the list, 12 were from the state.
Among the regions, Trivandrum had the highest pass percentage of 99.85% while Guwahati recorded the lowest (74.49%).
In the institution-wise comparison, Kendriya Vidyalayas had the best pass percentage of 99.47%, while government schools had the lowest (71.91%).