Some principals and students in the city share their thoughts with City Spidey as they celebrated the results.
The Central Board of Secondary Education declared Class X results on the afternoon of June 3. Parents and children who were waiting anxiously for the results were seen enjoying and celebrating in Gurgaon.
The city’s top schools claim that the number of 10 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) have gone up this year. City Spidey caught up with some of the principals and students to know their thoughts.
Sunita Nagpal, principal of Delhi Public School, Sushant Lok, told City Spidey, “I am really proud of my students. Out of 176 students, 64 have scored 10 CGPA.”
“Simply amazing! I am really happy with my students who have proved their mettle in core subjects such as Maths and Science,” said Arti Chopra, principal of Amity International School, Sector 46. In AIS-46, about 42 per cent (148 out of 356) students scored 10 CGPA.
Keshav Maheshwari, a student of AIS-46 and a resident of Sector 49, told City Spidey, “I feel it is my sincerity that has paid me. I consistently gave 4-5 hours to studies throughout the year. I would take up Commerce now.”
In DAV, Sector 14, 18 per cent (50 out of 279) students scored 10 CGPA. Aparna Erry, principal, DAV Public School, said, “We have always taught our students that it is persistence, dedication and perseverance that sow the seeds of success. And there are no shortcuts to success.”
Dhriti Malhotra, principal, Manav Rachna International School (MRIS), Sector 46, said, “The hard work of our students have paid all of us. 17 out of 105 students scored 10 CGPA.”
Rohan Verma, a student of MRIS, said, “I am really happy. I could not eat anything till evening as I was really tense. But the result has been worth the wait.”
In Delhi Public School, Sector 45, 109 out of 418 students scored 10 CGPA.
All the major schools in the city have achieved 100 per cent pass percentage. However, the overall pass percentage of CBSE fell to 90.95 per cent from 96.21 per cent last year. A total of 16,67,573 candidates appeared for the exam this year.
The result for CBSE Punchkula region, which comprises of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Chandigarh was declared last at 4.45 pm. It shows a 3 per cent dip in the pass percentage at 94.34 per cent against last year’s 98.1 per cent.