Girls outclass boys in ICSE, ISC examinations
outclassed boys once again, grabbing both higher pass percentages
as well as top marks in the Council for the Indian School
Certificate Examinations (CISCE) for Classes 10 and 12, the
results of which were
Thiruvananthapuram: Kalyani Vishnu, a Class 12 student from here, was Saturday
declared the top scorer in the Indian School Certificate (ISC)
examination, which she passed with 99 percent marks.
"I owe this to my wonderful teachers at the Christnagar School
where I studied and also to my parents and, above all, to God
Almighty," Kalyani told IANS.
She said she did not go for any private tuition and instead
depended on her teachers who taught her at school.
"I want to be like my father who is now a deputy chief engineer
with the Kerala State Electricity Board. I have taken the common
engineering entrance examination of the Kerala government and have
performed well. I wish to study in this city itself," added
Kalyani, the only child of her parents.
"I do not know if I am the topper in the country, but know for
certain that I am the topper in my school," she said when asked if
she was the country's first.
Kalyani secured 97 in English, 100 each in Maths, Physics and
Environmental Education, 98 in Computers and 96 in Chemistry. For
total marks, the accepted norm is to take the best of five
subjects with English and Environmental Education as compulsory