Gurgaon girls outshine boys in board exams
Students of The Shri Ram School (TSRS) outperformed others in Delhi-NCR and Haryana in the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) exams, results of which were declared on Friday.Updated: May 06, 2016 23:50 IST
Students of The Shri Ram School (TSRS) outperformed others in Delhi-NCR and Haryana in the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) exams, results of which were declared on Friday.
Girls outshone boys in classes 10 and 12 with a pass per cent of 98.32% in class 10 and 96.91% in class 12 while boys achieved 97.82% and 95.29%.
All major CISCE schools in the city scored 100% results. Around 3,000 Gurgaon students appeared in class 10 and 12 exams this year, of which 98.04% of ICSE and 96.10% of ISC passed.
The city toppers with 99% in class 12 are Adya Joshi and Prithvir Bhalla from The Shri Ram School, Moulsari in DLF Phase 3. The toppers of class 10 are Mansi Agarwal, Tanmay Gupta and Soham Dandapath from The Shri Ram School, Aravali with 98.80%.
Nupur Ritchie from Scottish High International school came second in class 10 with 97.6% and Vidhisha Sharma from TSRS Moulsari came third with 96.2%.
“The average performance is great. The school has always followed the policy of imbibing extracurricular activities with academics and the hard work of teachers and students is visible from the result,” Manika Sharma, director of The Shriram Schools, said.
The ICSE exams for classes 10 and 12 started on February 29 and ended on March 31.
The class 12 toppers Adya and Prithvir are seeking a carrier in arts stream. Adya wants to become a lawyer and Prithvir wants to study international relations and politics.
“I want to study law and will be writing the entrance examination on Sunday. I am very happy for bagging rank 1. The school teachers and parents have always helped us to be open-minded,” Adya Joshi said.
The schools with CISCE affiliation in Gurgaon include The Shri Ram School, Moulsari Avenue in DLF City Phase 3, The Shri Ram School, Aravali in DLF City Phase 4, Scottish High International School, Lord Jesus Public School, The Banyan Tree World School, Shikshantar School, St PBN Public School, Rishi Public School and Golden Heights School.
“We are very proud of every student for increasing the competition level and bringing such great results for us. The teachers are to be credited equally for spending time and energy with the children and clearing their doubts even in the eleventh hour,” Bharti Pandita, vice-principal, Lord Jesus Public School, said.