BANGALORE: Students were in for a surprise on Monday evening when the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the Class 10 results.
Most schools in the city have recorded good results, with several clocking in the highest cumulative grade point average of 10.
More than 800 students appeared for the CBSE exams from Delhi Public School (North, South and East). Many students have scored 10 CGPA. Students who score A1 grade in all five subjects get 10 CGPA. Each A1 grade is equal to two CGPA points and students are assessed on their performance in projects, unit tests and other co-scholastic activities throughout the year.
Suryansh Rawat from DPS North is one of the many city students to get 10 CGPA. “It is not that CBSE is tough. The continuous and comprehensive evaluation (CCE) has made it easy and our syllabus is spread out, resulting in less pressure. I started preparing two months before the exams,” said Rawat, who aspires to be an app developer.
Nidhi Ravishankar from Gear Innovative International School, off Sarjapur Road, also got a perfect CGPA score.
“The most important part was paying attention in class and being consistent. CCE helped me focus on other activities such as Bharatanatyam as well,” said Nidhi, who is a National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) scholar.
The CBSE announced the results for the Chennai and Trivandrum regions. However, statistics on the number of students who took the exam and pass percentage were not made available.
Naren Lakshminarayan from J S S Public School, HBR Layout, was one of the five students in his school (out of 35 who took the exam) to get a CGPA 10. “The CBSE syllabus is easy, but the difficult part is to be consistent in every project, unit test and other activities that we are evaluated upon,” he said. He plans to take up physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology next.