NEW DELHI: The perfect score is now just one mark away. A Noida girl, Meghna Srivastava, has scored 499 out of 500 in CBSE’s Class XII board exams, and in the process become the all-India topper. She is ahumanities student. Last year’s topper Raksha Gopal had scored 498. It is for the fourth consecutive year that a girl has topped the exam, and the sixth straight year when the all-India topper is from Delhi-NCR. Of the 13 students who got the top four positions, 11 are girls.
When the results were declared, she was surprised to find her name on the top of the list. “I never stressed about the exams. In fact, I didn’t take any tuition classes. I just maintained consistency,” she said. The magical figure of 99.8 per cent has brought her closer to her dream.
Similarly, Chahat Bodhraj, is passionate about art and psychology and has actively participated in debates and recitations. Girls yet again outperformed boys with an overall passing percentage of 88.31 compared to 78.09 of boys.
The overall pass percentage is 83.01 and the top three regions are Trivandrum with 97.32 per cent, Chennai with 93.87 per cent and Delhi with 89. The results can be checked on: cbseresults.nic.in and cbse.nic.in. Class X results are expected to be announced in the next two days.