CBSE Class X exams: Noida students claim joint second rank on all-India level
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CBSE Class X exams: Noida students claim joint second rank on all-India level

Anchit Jain said that he wants to take the Science stream whereas Anshika Gupta wants to take the Commerce stream.

CBSE Class X exams: Noida students claim joint second rank on all-India level Anchit Jain and Anshika Gupta

The Central Board of Secondary Education declared the Class X results on Tuesday afternoon. Anchit Jain and Anshika Gupta, two students from Noida's Amity International School have bagged the joint second position on the pan India level. Both the students have secured 498 marks out of 500, thus scoring 99.6 percent in the exams.

Anshika Gupta scored 100 marks in English, Social Science and Science apart from securing 99 marks in Hindi and Maths.

Speaking about her future plans to City Spidey, she said that she wants to take the commerce stream in Class XI. Further, she added that she wants to become a Chartered Accountant (CA) and join her father’s Chartered Accountant firm.

On the other hand, Anchit scored 100 marks in Maths, Science, English and Hindi apart from securing 98 marks in Social Science.

Speaking to City Spidey, he said that he loved to study mathematics and used to solve mathematical problems even during vacations. "I haven’t thought much about the future but will take the Science stream and try to score well in the class 12th exams,” Anchit further added.

Both the toppers said that students shouldn’t take too much stress during their class 10th boards and need to manage their time properly.

Anchit’s father, Sandeep Jain, also spoke to City Spidey and said that his son is now preparing for IIT.

“Parents should give proper guidance to children instead of pressurising them. Parents should never stop children from watching TV, nor should they take their mobile phones away. If they manage their time well, they will definitely succeed,” Sandeep said.

Anshika’s father Vivek Gupta, said that he was overjoyed on witnessing his daughter’s marks.

Vivek further added that his daughter always looked confident before the exams and had organised her studies and spare time properly.

A list of CBSE Class X exam toppers

According to CBSE, 16,38,428 students appeared for the Class X exams this year. Among them, 27,476 students have secured 95% and more marks, while 1,31,493 students scored 90% and more.

The overall pass percentage however fell down to 86.70 percent this year against 90.95 percent in 2017. However, girls have outshone the boys in the exams.

While Girls have secured a pass percentage of 88.67 percent, the boys have bagged a pass percentage of 85.32 percent. In 2017, the pass percentage among girls was 92.5 percent while the pass percentage among boys was 93.4 percent.