The students diagnosed with Type-I diabetes were for the first time allowed to carry food items inside the examination hall to maintain their sugar levels and avoid medical complications. "If you want to score great marks then you have to be focused about studies and love your subjects", Jain said, in his advice.
The CBSE announced the results of all its 10 regions simultaneously - including the highest 2,58,321 students from Delhi region, followed by Panchkula in Haryana with 1,84,557 and Ajmer in Rajasthan with 1,31,449 candidates.
Bhoomi Sawant De, a student of Science from DAV Chandigarh, bagged the second spot with 99.4 per cent marks. "Our school students have performed better in science stream as compared to commerce, which is an interesting analysis for us", Athikkal said.
Lakshmi PV of Palghat Lions School in Kerala's Palakkad and Dharshana MV of Nalanda International Public School in Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri were the second and the third topper in this category.
"Many of us were having discussions online and in Whatsapp groups and about 30 minutes after checking my results I figured out I was the topper".
He said the credit for their success goes to their hard work, dedication, parents and teachers. "I did what I had to do and am glad I scored well". "I'm still digesting the news", she said.
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From the Kendriya Vidyalayas, from where 68,717 students appeared for the examinations, 95.87 per cent passed the exams.
A comparative data, released by the CBSE, indicated a decline in the number of students clearing the board examinations by 1.03% over that of the examinations held previous year.
In the 2nd phase 65 principals, trained counsellors, special educators from CBSE affiliated government and private schools and few psychologists will be available for tele-counselling. Overall girls kept their vow and outshone boys on the merit list as well as individual analysis.
A total of 6,38,865 boys and 4,60,026 girls appeared for the Class 12 examinations held between March 9 and April 29. "Our comparative analysis shows that highest marks in commerce fell down by 1.4 per cent, while science results improved by 1 per cent", he said.
Gems students secured a number of remarkable scores in the latest round of the CBSE exams too.
While some principals are expecting another round of high cutoffs this year due to the increased number of high scorers from the boards in south India, many others are "hoping" for a change.