New Delhi: Ghaziabad resident Meghna Srivastava emerged as the all India topper after Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared its 12th Board Results on Saturday.
With a difference of one mark, Step by Step School student Srivastava bagged the top slot with 99.8%, while Anoushka Chandra came second with 99.6% in CBSE exam 2018. Seven students have came third with the same marks. Among the differently-abled students, A Vijay Ganesh of Kerala's Palakkad district scaled up to become the topper.
Highest percentage was recorded in Kerala’s Thiruvanthapuram, followed by Tamil Nadu’s Chennai and national capital of Delhi. While Thiruvanthapuram's pass percentage was 97.32%, Chennai's and Delhi's percentage were 93.87% and 89% respectively.
The Central Board of Secondary Education is responsible for conducting the CBSE Class 12 examinations. This year the board conducted the CBSE Class 12 Board examination from 5 March - 13th April 2018. The CBSE 12th result 2018 and CBSE Result 2018 will also be available on cbse.examresults.net results.nic.in/index cbseresults.nic.in, results.gov.in
After results were declared, School Education Secretary Anil Swarup tweeted and advised students that results should be treated with equanimity. "These exams are not the end of the world. Pat yourself on the back if you have done well. Any perceived failure should make you even more determined to succeed in future," he said.
All the best to the students who appeared in Class 12 CBSE exams. However, treat the result with equanimity. These exams are not the end of the world. Pat yourself on the back if you have done well. Any perceived failure should make you even more determined to succeed in future.— Anil Swarup (@swarup58) May 25, 2018
Among political leaders who congratulated CBSE Class 12 students were West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.
Congratulations to all students who excelled and those who passed the CBSE exams. Best wishes for your future endeavours— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) May 26, 2018
Congratulations to Meghna Srivastava, 2018 topper in #CBSE class 12 exams. Great achievement by her n by 2nd ranker Anoushka Chandra, as well as third rankers including #Jaipur #Rajasthan’s Chahat Bodhraj. Best wishes to all the students, who passed.#CBSEResult2018 #CBSEResults— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) May 26, 2018