Source: Times of India
NEW DELHI: Despite limited facilities, students of Delhi government schools have performed best in the category across the country. Delhi saw 88.62% students passing the Boards this year followed by Panchkula with 85.32% and Chennai with 64.68%.
The pass percentage of the govern-ment school students has gone up by 0.93 % this year. The best results have come from Rajkriya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalays (RPVV) with 99.05% stu-dents clearing the exam. The figure outshines the result of Delhi’s Kendriya Vidyalas (97.56%) and public schools (91.83%). The result has further placed four RPVVs—Dwarka (18th), Rohini(79th), Gandhi Nagar (80th) and Surajmal Vihar (91th)—among the top 100 schools of the NCR region.
RPVV Dwarka student Ankit Saini is an overall topper in commerce stream with 97.4% marks. In science, Lalit Lakra of SV Coed Paschim Vihar has topped with 96.2 % marks. Among arts students, Momina Sheikh of GGSSS No-2 in Shakti Nagar and Diksha of SKV SP Road Nangloiare joint toppers with 95.2% marks. In vocational stream. Taruna of SKV Shadi Khampur has topped with 92.8%.
“I would like to congratulate students, parents, teachers and education department over the best-ever results of Delhi gov-ernment schools in 12th Class CBSE Examination,” said chief minister Sheila Dikshit.
JNVs better than KVs
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas continue to lead in pass percentage in the Class XII exams, followed by Kendriya Vidyalayas. Both recorded increase in pass percentages. While JNV improved its pass percentage from 95.96% in 2012 to 96.14 in 2013, KVs recorded 94.81% up by 0.68% from that of last year. In all, 65,400 KV students took the exams, while 25,807 from JNV sat for the exams. The humanities topper, Pratyush Kumar Singh, is from a KV in Arunachal Pradesh.