ICSE, ISC results declared; 2 students score 100% marks
Girls outshone boys in the ICSE Class X and XII examinations, with two students scoring 100 per cent marks.
This is the first time that students have scored 100 per cent marks in the ISC exam.
The results of the ICSE class X and ISC class XII were announced on Tuesday by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) chief executive and secretary Gerry Arathoon.
While girls achieved a pass percentage of 99.05 per cent in class X examinations as against 98.12 per cent by boys, the pass percentage achieved by girls in class XII examinations is 97.84 per cent as against 95.40 per cent of boys.
Mumbai's Juhi Rupesh Kajaria and Muktsar's Manhar Bansal topped the class X ISCE examination with 99.60 per cent. The second rank has been shared by ten students with 99.40 per cent marks and the third rank has been shared by 24 students with 99.20 per cent marks.
Calcutta's Dewang Kumar Agarwal and Bangalore's Vibha Swaminathan topped the class XII ISC examination with 100 per cent marks. The second rank has been shared by 16 students with 99.75 per cent and the third rank has been shared by 36 students with 99.50 per cent marks.