As expected, the ISC results brought with them many smiles and a few dull faces. The percentages soared high throughout the country. The All India topper this time around was a Kolkata kid who had a close immaculate 99.75% in the class XII exam.
Arkya Chatterjee of Kolkata's Vivekananda Mission School scored 399 out of 400 in his best-of-four subjects, beating the past most record of 398 marks which was achieved in 2012. Arkya had three impeccable scores "” 100 out of 100 in Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science.
Anyway, where did Arkya 'slip'? "A 99 out of 100 in English," said the 18-year-old, with a bashful grin. He additionally scored up 99 in Chemistry.
A Barcelona supporter and resolute Messi fan, Arkya said that he burned through 10 to 12 hours a day to prepare himself for the board exams. "I am somewhat undecided between taking up unadulterated science for graduation or going for building. Given a chance I would love to study physical science at IISc, Bangalore," he said.
The general pass rate in ISC (class XII) was 96.28, up by 1.01% from 2014. South India kept on ruling the pass rates, enlisting 99.08 (English in addition to best three subjects).
The trade toppers this year were S Kavya from Vidya Niketan School, Bangalore, and Rounak Agarwal of Delhi Public School Megacity, Kolkata, who scored 99.50%. Priyanka Sen of G D Birla Center for Education, Kolkata, with a score of 99.50% was expressions of the human experience topper for 2015.
The commonplace story of young ladies beating young men proceeded. The young ladies' pass rate in ISC was 97.24 as against the young men's 94.29. An aggregate of 71,141 applicants showed up for the exams directed in 52 composed subjects. The greatest number of applicants was from the northern district. The southern locale, however, had the most elevated rate of young ladies, 49.49, who had showed up for the examination.
An aggregate of 138 applicants with uncommon challenges took the exam, of which six dyslexic competitors and four outwardly tested scored more than 90%. One of the four applicants who took their exams from clinic additionally scored more than 90