Srinagar, May 26: Girl power has resonated itself once again. Girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class XII results announced today with Meghna Srivastava, from a Noida school, topping the examination this year. The overall pass percentage was 83.01 per cent as against last year’s 82.02 per cent. While as Senior pro-freedom leader Shabir Shah’s daughter has topped Jammu and Kashmir in CBSE class 12 results.
Girls did better than the boys with a pass percentage of 88.31 per cent against boys’ 78.99 per cent, officials at the CBSE headquarters said here.
Meghna Srivastava topped the CBSE Class 12 examination getting 99.8%. She secured 499 marks out of 500. She is a student of Step By Step School, Noida, and is from the Humanities stream.
The second position was bagged by another girl, Anoushka Chand, also a humanities stream student from a school in Ghaziabad. She got 498 marks out of 500.
The third position was held by seven students who got 497 marks out of 500, the officials said.
The best performing region was Trivandrum in Kerala with a pass percentage of 97.32 per cent. Chennai region’s pass percentage was second best at 93.87 per cent.Delhi was at the third spot with 89 per cent pass percentage, the officials said.
Daughter of senior separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah, who is currently imprisoned in Tihar jail has secured 97.8 percent marks in the 12th class CBSE examination, with the results declared today. Bringing laurels to the state, Sana Shabir Shah of Delhi Public School (DPS) Athwajan has topped in Jammu and Kashmir in the CBSE-2018 results.
The Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has congratulated all the students for qualifying the exams with colorful marks.
“Congratulations to Sama Shabir Shah for securing 97.8% marks in the class 12th class examination. Her hard work & determination has helped her overcome all odds & she is truly an inspiration for the youth of our state,” tweets CM. (KNB)