Bhavana N Sivadas from Palakkad tops CBSE Class 10 exam
Palakkad: Palakkad native Bhavana N Sivadas topped the CBSE Class 10 examination along with 12 others. The toppers scored 499 out of 500. Bhavana is the student of Lions School in Koppam here.
Adheena Elsa Roy of Silver Hills Public School in Kozhikode, Salma A N of Le Mer Public School in Thrissur and Sirinxa Xavier of Vimal Jyothy Central School in Thrissur scored second place with 498 marks out of 500.
24 students bagged second rank. 58 students share third position with 497 marks.
97 students are placed in the first three ranks this year.
Students registered a pass percentage of 91.1 percent making a huge leap from the 86.07 percent last year.
Thiruvananthapuram zone topped the exam with 99.85% while Chennai scored 99% and Ajmer scored 95.89%. Girls outshined boys by a margin of 2.31 per cent with a pass percentage of 92.45.
A total of 2.25 lakh students scored above 90 per cent and 57,256 scored above 95 per cent.
Delhi ranked second last with a pass percentage of 80.97 and Guwahati was last with 74.49.