Lucknow’s Divyanshi Jain Scores 100 Percent Marks In CBSE 12th Board Results
Divyanshi Jain, a class 12th student, has scored 600 marks out of 600 and thus secured 100 percent in the CBSE board exams, whose results were declared on Monday. The Lucknow resident didn’t lose a single mark in any of her six subjects and as a result, scored a 100 in each.
Divyanshi is a student of Navyug Radiance Senior Secondary School, Lucknow. She has scored full marks in English, Sanskrit, History, Geography, Insurance and Economics. She had appeared for the board exam of all subjects except Geography, which was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic
“This is unbelievable. I am elated and surprised at the same time,” she told Hindustan Times.
What You Should Know
- Divyanshi Jain has scored 600 marks out of 600 in the CBSE class 12th results declared on Monday.
- She scored a 100 in English, Sanskrit, History, Geography, Insurance and Economics.
- Divyanshi was a student of Navyug Radiance Senior Secondary School, Lucknow.
- She has applied for admissions in BA (H) History at Delhi University.
CBSE has announced the results on the basis of an alternate assessment scheme after some papers had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As per the four-pointer scheme, the board has allotted marks to students based on their best performing subjects. CBSE has also declared it wouldn’t be publishing a merit list this year. This decision has been taken due to the extraordinary circumstances created by the pandemic.
The criteria for eligible students and the dates of the optional examinations would be declared after consultation with the Government of India. Those who are dissatisfied with their marks as per the new marking scheme can appear for the pending exams.
My teachers guided me throughout the year and I was able to follow a systematic routine due to my parents.
A total of 88.78 percent students have cleared the class 12th exams this year. There is an increase of 5.38 percent in the pass percentage in contrast to last year. Trivandrum has achieved the highest pass percentage of 97.67 percent while the lowest is of Patna at 74.57. Girls achieved a 5.96 percent higher pass percentage than boys.
Jain is the daughter of a businessman father and a homemaker mother. She attributes her success to her parents and teachers.
“My teachers guided me throughout the year and I was able to follow a systematic routine due to my parents. Both these factors allowed me to concentrate on my studies and score good marks. I also made it a point to focus on revision and mock tests that helped me to score better,” she told Hindustan Times.
Divyanshi also emphasised the importance of getting ample sleep of eight hours and following a healthy schedule.
Jain has an affinity for history. She aspires to pursue the subject for her higher studies.
“I want to study history further. I have applied for admissions in BA (H) History at Delhi University,” she added.
Ria Chakraborty is an intern with SheThePeople.TV