G.K. Shetty Vivekananda Vidyalaya Junior College, Ambattur, is a unit of Vivekananda Educational Society, which is running 20 CBSE schools in and around Chennai. city. In the CBSE XII Standard (AISSCE) results declared, the school has achieved 100 per cent result, with 95 per cent of the students securing first class and above. This year, Master K. Harish of the school has secured 488 marks out of 500, topping to top the list. from the school. Marks secured by K. Harish are: English 93; physics 99; chemistry 98; maths 99; computer science 99.

G. Alakananda, studying in SBOA school and Junior College, Anna Nagar West Extension, Chennai, has secured 486 out of 500 and topped the school jointly with three others. She has scored centum in mathematics; and the top score of 99 in physics and 97 in chemistry. She is very good at studies right from the beginning and has been the school topper for a lot many years, including the XI standard and has been the recipient of proficiency prize at the school routinely. She said that the system of awarding marks was changed by CBSE in 2010, to one where only grades were awarded and as a result even though she was given the topmost grade possible, she was very disappointed not to be awarded marks in Class X. standard. She has been working hard for the past last two years and says that she is happy that she has topped the school now, even though she had expected the tally to be a little higher.

Of the 304 students from Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Chetpet, appeared for examinations, 172 have scored more than over 450 marks. Vaishakh. R. (computer science group) and R. Nikhila scored an identical 487 marks to top the list.

Bhavan's Rajaji Vidyashram, Kilpauk, has got 100 per cent results. Sanjay Subramaniam secured 490 marks with centums in maths and physics. The other centum scorers from the school include Aanandaroopan, Priyanka Ashol and Chirag Kumbhat in biology and Kaveen Bafna in business studies.

Chennai Region has secured a pass percentage of 90.59 in the Class XII examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE. Girls recorded a pass percentage of 92.67, while boys secured 88.87 per cent. Declaring the results at the CBSE's regional office here on Monday last, regional officer D.T. Sudharshan Rao said that a total of 7,809 students from Tamil Nadu took the examination this year.

Students who wish to apply for the compartment examination to be held on July 16 need to apply before June 22. Students applying after that could do so until June 30, with a fine of Rs.10 per day. For details, visit CBSE's website: www.cbse.nic.in

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