Can you believe it? Not 1 but 4 students have managed to top the CBSE Class 10 examinations after the results were declared on May 29, 2018. Well, these 4 students include 1 boys and 3 girls from different parts of the country scoring an impressive 499 out of 500 marks in their Board examinations.
As per the board’s announcement, these students are- Prakhar Mittal of DPS Gurgaon, Rimzhim Agarwal of RP Public School, Bijnor, Nandini Garg of Scottish International, School Shamli and Sreelakshmi G of Bhavan’s Vidyalaya, Kochi.
India’s daughters have once again excelled in the #CBSEClass10thResults. Congrats to Prakhar Mittal, Rimzhim Agarwal, Nandini Garg & Sreelakshmi G for clinching the top position. Besides the toppers,I also wish all other successful students a bright future. pic.twitter.com/a0MLn2q2Zz
— Harsimrat Kaur Badal (@HarsimratBadal_) May 29, 2018
Prakhar Mittal of Delhi Public School in Gurgaon’s Sector 45 who scored an awesome 99.8 percent to finally top the examination credited his parents for his success. Well, the topper lost only 1 mark in French.
Thanking his teachers and parents, he said, “My parents and teachers helped me a lot. The teachers in my school are very good and I could perform so well because of the way they taught us as well as the notes they gave.”
I never expected to top the country! Was both shocked and ecstatic after seeing my marks, says Gurgaon boy and all-India #CBSE Class X topper Prakhar Mittal at his school #DelhiPublicSchoolGurgaon #CBSE10THResult2018 #cbseresults2018 pic.twitter.com/DtSqr3Qe3v
— Delhi Times (@DelhiTimesTweet) May 29, 2018
“I studied according to my own pace with a cool head,” he said.
He shared a success mantra for all the students and said that one need not study for hours while must revise all the topics which they believe are tough. While he said that he used to study for at least 4 to 5 hours in a day also used to take a break to resume for another 3 to 4 hours.
Further, he said, “My parents have also supported. They never stopped me from doing extracurricular activities. I just studied calmly.”
He revealed that he used to take coaching from FIITJEE for both the board examination as well as for engineering too.
Now, Prakash aims to take up engineering in his graduation after his class 12 examination.
— Parveen Kumar (@parveenkumar_ht) May 29, 2018
According to reports, the overall pass percentage of the exam was 86.70, and as per the officials, 27,476 candidates have scored 95% or above.
While the total number of students who have scored more than 90% and above is 1,31,493. Moreover, the girls with a pass percentage of 88.67 have performed way better than the boys with a pass percentage of 85.32.
Further, Thiruvananthapuram has topped with a pass percentage of 99.60% followed by Chennai (97.37%), and Ajmer (91.86%) While Delhi has 78.62%.
We are proud of their achievements and wish them a successful life ahead.