Watch: CBSE class 10 joint topper Prakhar Mittal ‘shocked’ at his result
Prakhar Mittal is among the four joint toppers of the CBSE Class 10 board exams, results for which were declared on May 29. A student of Delhi Public School in Gurgaon’s Sector 45, Mittal scored 499 out of 500 marks along with Rimzhim Agarwal of Rimzhim Agarwal of RP Public School in Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh, Nandini Garg of Scottish International School in Shamli city of Uttar Pradesh, and Sreelakshmi G, of Bhavan’s Vidyalaya in Kerala’s Cochin. Prakhar lost out one mark in French. The ‘happy’ and ‘ecstatic’ student is also ‘shocked’ at his result as he was ‘expecting marks in 490s’. He credits his parents and teachers for his success. He studied for at least four to five hours in a day and took a break to resume for another three to four hours. HT’s Leena Dhankar caught up with Prakhar Mittal and spoke to him about his success mantra and future plans among other things. Watch the video.