Delhi girl Sukriti Gupta tops CBSE class 12 exam
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Sukriti Gupta of Montfort School here on Saturday topped the class 12 examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), securing 99.4 percent marks.
The CBSE announced the results of the examination, which was held from March 1 to April 22, for all its regions.
Gupta, a science stream student, scored full marks in Physics and Chemistry while she got 99 out of 100 in English, Mathematics and Computer Science each. Her aggregate marks were 497 out of 500.
Palak Goyal of Tagore Public School at Kurukshetra in Haryana stood second in the all India ranking, securing just one mark less than Gupta. Her aggregate marks were 496 out of 500 – or 99.2 percent.
The third place was secured by Somya Uppal of St. Theresa’s Convent School at Karnal in Haryana and Ajish Sekar of P.S.B.B Senior Secondary at K.K Nagar in Chennai, both getting 99 percent marks.
In the differently-abled category, Mudita Jagota of DAV Public School at Faridabad in Haryana stood first with 97 percent marks while Siddhartha Biswas of Kendriya Vidyalaya School at R.K. Puram here came second and Rakshit Malik of Amity International School at Noida in Uttar Pradesh stood third.