Three students of Class XII figure in merit list

Indore: Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education declared the results of Class X and XII exams on Thursday and no student of Class X from Indore district has found place in the merit list. However, three student of Class XII from the city figured in the state merit list.

Girls maintained their track record of delivering good performance as Atisha Gupta of Class X (94.33%) has topped in Indore district. The total pass percentage of girls in Class X is higher in comparison to the boys. The average percentage of girl students of Class X stood at 69.76% in the district while the boys’ passing percentage is 62.76%. However, Indore has delivered better results this year with 65.76% against 51.19% of the previous year.

Atisha, a student of Sarafa Vidhya Niketan while speaking about her success to Free Press said, “I have not taken any coaching for boards and I did self studies all through the year without any entertainment from television. I was just in regular touch with my seniors who guided me in the best possible way for the exams.

My mom gave me immense support and kept motivating me for achieving the goal.” Apart from Atisha, Trilok Patil from Trilok Chand Jain Higher Secondary School and Priyesh Sugandhi of Sarafa Vidhya Niketan have scored the position of second and third respectively. Sharing his success mantra with Free Preess, Trilok Patil said, “I used to study vigorously for 12-13 hours in order to achieve this success and my parents’ support was remarkable as they used to make tea for me in the middle of night so that I don’t fall asleep while studying.

Now, I am focusing in the same way to clear the IIT entrance.” Although, these students could not make it into the state merit list of Class X, students of Class XII Sharddha Hardia (Bio stream), Rajani Yadav (Humanities) and Ayushi Gupta (Commerce) made it to the merit list in the sixth, ninth and tenth position respectively.

Bella Shukla, divisional secretary of Board of Secondary Education on the performance of Indore students in board exams said, “The board of secondary education has changed the pattern of examinations this year making it easier for the students. I think, even if Indore could not figure in the merit list, the district has fared well in terms of average percentile.”

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