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Girls outsmart boys in ICSE, ISC

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published May 15, 2018, 1:08 am IST
Updated May 15, 2018, 1:08 am IST
99.98% girls passed in ICSE against 99.94% for boys, whereas in ISC it was 99.67% against 99.22%.
T.M. Purushothaman, principal of Seventh Day Adventist School, Kaloor, Kochi, congratulates winners of the ICSE and ISC exams from the school on Monday after  the results were declared. The school secured 100 per cent pass in both ICSE and ISC (Photo: ARUN CHANDRABOSE)
 T.M. Purushothaman, principal of Seventh Day Adventist School, Kaloor, Kochi, congratulates winners of the ICSE and ISC exams from the school on Monday after the results were declared. The school secured 100 per cent pass in both ICSE and ISC (Photo: ARUN CHANDRABOSE)

KOCHI: In the Class X (ICSE) and Class XII (ISC) exam results in the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) stream, which were declared on Monday, girls have once again outshone boys in the state with a pass percentage of 99.98 against 99.94 percent by boys in ICSE and 99.67 percent against the boys’ 99.22 percent in ISC. Last year also girls outdid boys but had cent percent in the ICSE category. S Aditya Krishna of Kuriakose Elias English Medium School, Kottayam, has finished second at the national level and first at the state level in the ISC Examination by securing 99.25 percent marks. He is among 17 second rank holders at the national level. Lekshmi S Sunil of St Thomas Residential School, Thiruvanantha-puram, who has won second rank at the state-level is among the 25 third rank holders at the national level, by securing 99 percent marks. Arjun Satheesh of Trinity Lyceum, Fatima Road, Kollam is at the third rank at the state level with 98.75 percent marks.

In ICSE, Sameera S Prakash of St Thomas Residential School, Thiruvananthapuram shares the first rank at the state level with Sreelakshmi S Menon of Hari Sri Vidya Nidhi School, Thrissur, with 98.2 percent marks. However, they do not figure in the first three all-India ranks. There are 12 third all India rank holders and all have 99 percent marks while the first rank holder Swayam Das from Navi Mumbai St Mary’s School has 99.40 percent marks. Gouri Prasad of Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Kunnumpuram, Thiruvananthapuram, has secured the second rank in ICSE at the state level with 98 percent marks while four students have finished in the third position with 97.8 percent marks. They are Sreeraj R of Bishop Moore Vidyapith, Mavelikkara, Vishaal Harry Panchavilayil of Loyola School, Thiruvananthapuram, Ashwin Arun of St Thomas Residential Scho-ol, Thiruvananthapuram and Rishikesh Panicker V of Sarvodaya Vidyalaya, Thiruvananthapuram.

 

At the national level also girls have outdone boys in both ICSE and ISC exams with a pass percentage of 98.95 and 97.63 respectively against the boys’ percentage of 98.15 (ICSE) and 94.96 (ISC). A total of 154 schools presented 7,692 candidates for ICSE exam from the state while 62 schools presented 2,927candidates for the ISC exam from the state. The state pass percentage in ICSE is 99.96 while that of ISC is 99.45. A total of 3,624 boys and 4,068 girls appeared for the ICSE exam while 1,418 boys and 1,509 girls appeared for the ISC exam from the state. A total of 180 Scheduled Caste candidates took the ICSE examination achieving a pass percentage of 100 while 10 Scheduled Tribe candidates took the examination clocking 100 percent pass. A total of 3555 Other Backward Classes candidates took the examination and the category achieved a pass percentage of 99.94. In the ISC Examination, both SC and ST categories achieved cent percent presenting 40 and two candidates respectively. A total of 1267 Other Backward Classes candidates took the examination achieving a pass percentage of 99.37 in the state.

 

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Location: India, Kerala




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