St Mary’s School, Assam Jatiya Bidyalaya catapult 4 toppers from the city
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St Mary’s School, Assam Jatiya Bidyalaya catapult 4 toppers from the city

Saumya Mishra | May 18, 2019 13:28 hrs

GUWAHATI: Kamrup (Metro) district stood third among all districts with an overall pass percentage of 69.31 per cent.
 
A total of 11,866 candidates appeared in class 10 examinations from Kamrup (Metro) district. Out of this 3,096 students secured first division, while 2,944 and 2,184 achieved second and third divisions respectively.
    
This year’s pass percentage in Kamrup (Metro) district in the HSLC class 10 examinations improved from last year’s 67.15%.


In 2018, out of the 12,300 students who had appeared for the board examinations from Kamrup (Metro) district, 3,889 had secured first division, 3,242 had passed with second division and 1,129 had secured third division in the examination conducted by Secondary Education Board of Assam (SEBA). 
 
Further, similar to last year, Guwahati also saw four out of the top ten rank holders of Assam. 

Of the rank holders from the city, Pratyasha Medhi of St Mary's High School, Guwahati has secured the second rank getting 593 marks out of 600. Anushree Bhuyan and Christie Saikia who are also from the same school stood third and fourth with 591 and 590 marks respectively.

Further, Priyanka Kalita from Assam Jatiya Bidyalay, Noonmati bagged the fifth position with 589 marks. 


Thus spoke the toppers 

St Mary’s High School was the toast of the city this year as three out of the four rank holders from Guwahati emerged from this school.  
   
Talking to G Plus, second rank holder Pratyasha Medhi said that she was expecting a good result and that she is happy with her performance.

“I am really happy with my result as I have been able to fulfil my as well as everyone’s expectations,” Medhi informed.

She added that she resorted to regular study at home and also took tuitions. Medhi emphasised the importance of self study and termed it “as most important” for examination preparations. 

Apart from academics, Medhi was also actively involved in co-curricular activities. She was National Cadet Corps (NCC) president in her school and apart from this she was also involved in music, arts and dance. 

Talking about her future plans, Medhi said, “I want to become a successful doctor and I am also working towards it. I have already enrolled myself in coaching for medical.” 
   
Anushree Bhuyan, who secured the third rank, thanked her parents and teachers for cooperating with her and supporting her.
 
“I prepared for the HSLC examinations by taking a series of mock tests. Apart from this, I also took private tuitions for a few subjects,” Bhuyan told G Plus.

The fourth rank holder, Christie Saikia, from St Mary’s High School shared that her strategy was to be consistent and to study daily.

“I studied daily for around 10 hours. I am now planning to take up the science stream and hopefully become a doctor in the future,” mentioned Saikia.

Sharing her tips for those appearing for their class 10 examinations next year, Saikia said that there is no alternative to hard work. “Honest hard work will surely get you the expected results.” 
           
Expressing her happiness, Sister Katherine, principal of St Mary’s High School said, “We are very happy and we had expected this result from our students. They were really talented and made use of their talent. The students and their parents were very cooperative when we motivated them.”

She further added that 189 students appeared for the HSLC examination from the school and all of them passed.  
The other rank holder from the city, Priyanka Kalita from Assam Jatiya Bidyalay, Noonmati told G Plus that she had been preparing consistently for the last one year and had expected to pass with flying colours.
 
“I am extremely happy and satisfied with my result and in the future I would like to help society in whatever way I can,” said Kalita. 

She added that she would like to pursue engineering in the future. Talking about her hobbies, Kalita said that she likes to listen to music and watch television in her leisure. She also mentioned that she likes spending time on social media and loves reading books.


58.18% pass Assam High Madrassa Examination

Selim Ahmed of Rakhaldubi High Madrassa of Goalpara topped the Assam High Madrassa Examination (AHME), 2019, the results of which were declared along with the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) Examination on May 15.
      
Selim scored 561 out of 600 marks to top the examinations. The overall pass percentage of Assam High Madrassa Examination stood at 58.18% this year. Baksa district emerged at the top position in Madrassa examination with the highest pass percentage of 81.01%. 
   
Abdul Aziz and Ilias Ali secured the second and third position respectively. While Aziz scored 553 marks of 600, Ali secured 547 marks.
 
A total of 9,127 candidates appeared in the High Madrassa examination out of which 600 secured first division.
 

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