GIRLS AGAIN – CBSE XII results declared

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There was a strange mix of excitement and jitters among students when Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced class XII results on Monday, the 25th May.  Some were satisfied with the result they got while some others exhibited discontent over their percentages.

While the result of Ajmer region, that includes Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and the Union Territory of Dadar & Nagar Haveli, registered a slight decline of 1.42% in overall pass percentage as compared to the last year, the pass percentage among girls of the region stood at 89.20% leading that among boys (81.70%) with a good margin. The girls had fared better in 2013-14 as well. The overall pass percentage of Ajmer region this year remained 84.80%. It was 86.22% in 2013-14. The result includes all streams – humanities, science and commerce.

This year a total of 1, 12, 208 students appeared in CBSE XII examination, with girls numbering 46, 830 and boys, 65, 378. Last year the total number was 1, 11, 110. This year, about 22, 967 boys scored 75% and above, 21, 100 boys scored in range 60-75%, 8, 042 boys scored in range 50-60%, about 192 boys stood in range 40-50% and 141 boys managed to pass the exam. Among girls, 21, 336 secured 75% and above, 15, 744 stood in range 60-75%, 4, 113 in range 50-60%, 60 girls managed between 33-40%.

The topper’s percentage in science and humanities streams this year has shown gains where as commerce has shown a slight decrease. In science this year, Divyansh Pareek of SMS School topped in Jaipur with 97.8%. Last year’s topper in science had secured 97%. In humanities this year, Akshita Negi of Army Public School has topped with 97.6% whereas last year’s topper had got 96.4%. In commerce stream this year, Yashaswi Gupta of BVB Vidyashram and Archit Taluka of Rukmani Birla have got 97.4% whereas last year’s topper had secured 97.8%. 

Government Schools Lead the Pack Again

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Schools, the best performers

Like previous year, this year too saw government run schools outshining the private schools in Ajmer region. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools remained on top with 97.50% result, followed by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan schools at 93.20% and government schools achieving 86.10%. Private and public schools stood fourth in pack with 84% result. 

Toppers’ Tales

Humanities: Akshita Negi tops with 97.6%. Pahul and Devika score 97.2%.

Traditionally, humanities stream has always been reckoned as a tough domain as far as scoring numbers is concerned. However, if not one, not two but three girls score above 97%, the perceptions are bound to change. Akshita Negi of Army Public School has secured top position by scoring 97.6% marks in CBSE XII humanities while Pahul Singh of Sawai Man Singh School and Devika of MGD School, have both secured 97.2% in humanities.

Akshita Negi has scored 100% marks in Psychology and just missed this magical figure in English and Political Science by 2 marks in each. A native of Dehradun, Akshita came to Jaipur two years back due to her father’s transferable job and aims to pursue her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and then a Master’s degree in Journalism as she dreams to see herself as a successful journalist. She wants to gain an expertise in human psychology that shall help her in shaping her career in journalism.

Pahul, who secured cent percent, marks in mathematics and fine arts and 98% in geography and political science, now aims to pursue BA degree in fine arts in painting from the famous MS University in Baroda. She has already tasted success in painting. The cover pages designed by her have made it to the CBSE class XI and XII books on NCC. Two of her creations have won accolades during Prime Minister’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign. Pahul astounded her friends and teachers when she chose to take up humanities after scoring 10 CGPA in class X. She is committed to her decision to pursue higher studies in fine arts and make a career in painting.

Devika scored 97% in geography and sociology, 98% in multimedia and 95% in English. She dreams to become an academician in English and also aspires to author books. Devika who aims to pursue her higher studies at Delhi University, bears illustrative communication skills and is quite popular among her friends as a motivational speaker on child rights. Her subjects so far – sociology, political science and geography, have given her a confidence in expressing her thoughts on pertinent social issues. Devika looks forward to a bright career and aims to contribute to this world by the positive power of communication.

Science: Divyansh Pareek scores 97.8%

A student of SMS School, Divyansh Pareek has not only secured highest marks (97.8%) in class XII science stream, he has also scored 317 marks in JEE-mains. He just missed the 100% score by a mark each in mathematics and physics. However, he managed to get 100% in informatics practice. Divyansh developed a strong passion for science after he appeared in NTSE in class XII. He also qualified for Kishore Vigyanik Protsahan Yojna. Son of a chartered accountant, Divyansh has recently appeared in IIT-Advanced and aims to study in IIT-Bombay if got selected (which he is absolutely sure of).

Commerce: Yashaswi Gupta and Archit Taluka share top position with 97.4%

This year’s top slot in CBSE XII commerce has been grabbed jointly by two Jaipurites, Yashaswi Gupta of BVB Vidyashram School and Archit Taluka of Rukmani Birla Modern School. They both scored 97.4%.

Yashaswi has scored 100% in both, Economics and Psychology, 97% in Business Studies and 95% in Accountancy and English Core. She has already got an admission in Hongkong University. She aims to pursue a BBA degree in Global Business and then MBA from IVY league universities in the United States. Yashaswi has a keen interest in social work. She is associated with an NGO called Samarpan where she has been part of blood donation campaigns and teaching drives for homeless kids.

Archit Taluka, a student (and also the head boy) of Rukmani Birla Modern School, shares the top slot with Yashaswi Gupta. Archit just missed the score of 100% in both Business Studies and English both by just one mark in each. He has scored 97% in Mathematics and 96% each in Accounts and Economics. An absolute clear about his goals, Archit is aiming to pursue Economics Honors from Delhi University as he aspires to become an Economist. Archit has always been a brilliant student and has also headed the school magazine’s editorial board.

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