The results of Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Class 10 and Class 12 exams conducted by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) were declared on Monday afternoon. While ICSE students needed 33 per cent to qualify, ISC students needed 35 per cent to clear the board exams.Though initially the council made a decision to implement it from next year, months later it chose to implement the changes this year onwards.Earlier, the pass percentages were 35 per cent and 40 per cent for ICSE and ISC students, respectively.
In ICSE Board Results 2018, 99.63% girls cleared the exam as compared to 98.67% boys.
The pass percentage for Class 10 is 98.51%, and for Class 12 is 96.21%.
While the announcement of examination results often spark a feeling of unrest or stress amongst students and teachers, the atmosphere in the schools as well as the homes of their students continues to be, just days before their results.
While 49 students got more than 99 per cent in the Class 12 exam, 15 students scored more than 99 per cent in the Class 10 exam. "Two students scored 100 in math". However, English is an exception as even toppers have failed to score above 90 in it. For the second position there was a tie between two students Sakina Kausarali Jamali and Badrul Jamali Huzefa Ali who secured 92% marks. ISC (HUMANITIES)Shraddha Prajapati SCHOOL: Anand Niketan School, Shilaj PERCENTAGE: 97 FOR PRAJAPATI, the result took a lot of time to sink in. "I even used to take break and log on to social media", said Abhishek, whose phone kept ringing while he shared his success formula.
Utpat added that she would like to study medicine as science is her favourite subject. "I would analyse what I wanted to study on a particular day and study accordingly". Prajapati has scored 97 marks each in psychology, history and humanities.
Schools by and large expressed satisfaction over the outcome of the results.
Twenty-five students, including 11 from Lucknow, jointly shared the third position with 99% marks. Om Kulkarni came in third with a score of 95.67%. But her parent, friends and teachers ensured she did well in the finals. "I was expecting a good score". When asked about his whopping success, the boy promptly answered - consistent studies for eight hours daily. I am happy with my performance. She says her mother cried on knowing the results. We want to support her in every step of her life.
The pupil is hoping to pursue higher studies in computer science at National University of Singapore. ISC (COMMERCE)Keya Sanghvi SCHOOL: JG International School PERCENTAGE: 92.8 SANGHVI HAS topped her school, with highest score of 96 in maths. "I have wisely used it and has not let it affect my studies".
"Although a cliché, the seven hours of school can be of huge help to students. I was determined to do well and stuck to my resolve".