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Shashank K.
Shashank K.

Bangalore Bureau

Shashank K. of Sri Kumaran’s Children’s Home secured 98 per cent in ICSE exam

Bangalore: Shashank K. of Sri Kumaran’s Children’s Home, who scored 686 out of 700 in the ICSE exam, was overjoyed with his results and so were his teachers and parents on Wednesday.

“I did not do any extreme hard work, but only planned well,” said Shashank, who has scored 100 in Mathematics, Environmental Science and Computer Science. He has scored 99 in Science.

Though he is firm about joining IIT, he has not yet decided what stream he will choose.

“I will decide on that when the time comes,” smiles the youngster, whose father is a Chartered Accountant and mother an employee with the Railways. His classmates, Nityashree and Abhishekh Ganguli, have scored 97.57 and 97.14 per cent respectively.

Students who had gathered at their schools and cyber centres were mostly a happy lot on Tuesday as the results of the Indian School Certificate Examination (ICSE), Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) and Indian School Certificate (ISC) Examination were announced, with the results being generally good. The happiest, of course, were those who got over 95 per cent.

Charita K.S. topped Sophia’s High School in ISC science scoring 95.2 per cent. “I feel on top of the world. I never expected such marks!” exclaimed Charita, who plans to take up law in the National Law School of India University or do engineering in electronics.

Mohit Srivastav from Cathedral High School, who scored 95 per cent in ICSE, attributed his success to his grandmother. Proma Patra of the same school secured 95.4 per cent in ICSE while Ashwathi A. Iyer scored 96 per cent in ISC.

Bishop Cotton Boys’ School also had cent per cent results. Sources in the school claimed that they broke records last year and have fared even better this year. The school toppers were Ajay Singhvi, who secured 97.29 per cent in ICSE, Praneet Udyavar scored 95 per cent in ISC science and Arjun Srinivas scored 96 per cent in ISC commerce. Maitreyee Sharma from Baldwin Methodist Girls High School scored 95.7 per cent in ICSE.

NIE schools

It was celebration time at the schools that are part of The Hindu’s NIE programme as the results of the Class XII CBSE examinations started pouring in.

At Rashtriya Military School Bangalore, of the 44 cadets appeared for the examination, 32 passed in first class. Cadet Nishant Prakash who secured 93.2 per cent emerged as the school topper. “The average performance of cadets in mathematics affected the overall percentage, otherwise the results could have been much better,” said principal P. K. Sharma.

For the 14th consecutive year, students of The Oxford Senior Secondary School (CBSE), have secured 100 per cent results. Principal Mariamma. S. Mathew attributed the success to hardworking teachers. Komal Parekh who secured 93.6 per cent emerged as the topper, while A. Divya (93.6 per cent) came second and V. Nipun (92.2 per cent) came third. All the students at Jain International Residential School passed.

At National Public School, Koramangala all the students secured distinction. “The tremendous success of the school in producing competent students is not a miracle but a result of sustained hard work,” said vice-principal Laxmi Rao.

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