Students score well in CBSE Class XII exams

Prajakta Joshi
Friday, 3 May 2019

Passing with great marks and aiming for higher goals, students have made their schools and parents proud in the Class XII board examination results announced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Pune: Passing with great marks and aiming for higher goals, students have made their schools and parents proud in the Class XII board examination results announced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Sakal Times spoke to the students who overcame hurdles on their way to score well, as well as those who now dream to do something out of the box.

Anoosheh Zahra Mirkhushal (98.4 per cent), Army Public School, Ghorpadi (Science stream) said, “Although I don’t believe in giving much glory to marks, I am extremely elated due to my score. As far as studies are concerned, I did not follow any particularly strict strategy as such, but I did follow a timetable. I am going to pursue Economics for my bachelors. While I am not quite certain about my career choice in future, teaching or something in ‘peace and development’ are on my mind right now.”

Medha Arora (97.4 per cent), Delhi Public School (Commerce Stream) said, “I studied with the aim of doing well in the examination, and I feel like all that hard work has paid off. Now, I am planning to take up English literature for my bachelor’s degree. Although I like Economics, Accounts, etc., I am very passionate about English and reading. I am applying at Ashoka University and St Stephen’s College, and also to a university in Singapore.”

Svadhi Jain (97 per cent), The Orchid School (Science stream) said, “I feel like I could achieve these heights due to the support that I received from my school and parents. I would like to pursue my careers in computers or mathematics. I aspire to get into IIT or BITS Pilani.”

Vibhu Sharma (97.6 per cent), Army Public School, Khadki (Science stream) said, “IIT is my dream, more specifically, IIT Bombay, I have worked very hard till now, and will work harder to achieve my future goals as well. Our school has been very helpful. We were allowed to take several preliminary examinations, which helped us practice a lot.”

Barnita Basanta (97.8 per cent) Army Public School (APS), Khadki (Humanities stream) said, “I want to study Psychology in my graduation. I aspire to either pursue in-depth research in psychology or become a counsellor in an educational institute. I feel students’ need guidance to take care of their mental health. They should be inspired to express their emotions and problems. Although parents do provide them a healthy environment but still many youngsters especially in teenage or college students find it difficult to open up.”

Hritik Goyal (81.6 per cent), DAV Public School, Aundh (Commerce stream) is a specially abled student. While no school was ready to admit Hritik Goyal back when he was in kindergarten, due to his hearing impairment, his mother proudly said that it was DAV School that accepted him and has supported throughout.

“I believe in my parents, my teachers and Sai Baba. I could not have achieved this without the support of all of them. Schools should give all kids like me a chance to live a normal life. I will be pursuing my bachelors in commerce and help my father in his business,” Goyal said.

Mayur Rajmale (68 per cent), Army Public School, Kirkee (Science stream) is also a specially abledstudent. He was diagnosed with a rare type of cancer when he was in Class XI. He underwent rigorous treatment and surgeries and yet scored well in Class XII.

Rajmale said, “I missed a lot of classes in Std XI and had to re-attend the year. I could hardly attend the examinations in the Class XII year, but mostly depended on my personal tutor to study. Right now, I am confused as to what to do further, and will be taking an aptitude test to find out.”to open up."

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