Manasi Saraf Joshi, DNA | Last Modified - May 20, 2012, 05:35 AM IST
Kalpesh Krishna (98.6%) of St Mary’s School topped the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) exam in the city, while Bishop School’s Ankita Panda (94.5% in science stream), Arshiya Rathee (94.5% in commerce stream) scored in the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examination.
Mumbai girl Shalaka Kulkarni from Smt Sulochanadevi Singhania School jointly topped the ICSE with 98.8%.
The Council for The Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) declared the results for ICSE (Std X) and ISC (Std XII) on Saturday.
Aishwarya Chandrashekar stood second in St Mary’s School in ICSE scoring (98.2%).
Bishop School’s Neeti Perwani (89%) in arts won laurels in the ISC examination.
ICSE & ISCpassouts say adequate sleep, proper food and relaxation must for success
Regular studies, adequate sleep, proper food and relaxation through exercise and games were the success mantra of the city toppers in Council for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and Indian School Certificate (ISC) exams. The results were declared on Saturday afternoon.
Kalpesh Krishna (98.6%) of St Mary’s topped ICSE (standard X) in the city, while The Bishop’s School’s Chinmay Deshmukh (94.6% in science stream), The Bishop’s School’s Arshiya Rathee (94.5% in commerce stream) and Neeti Perwani (89% in arts) scored the highest in ISC (standard XII).
Kalpesh, who aspires to be a computer engineer, said, “I believe that a perfect balance in studies and other activities keep you away from unnecessary pressure. It also helps to concentrate and study. I studied for six hours, including the three hours that I spent in discussing the topics with friends.”
Interestingly, funny queries by Kalpesh’s friend helped him understand the subjects better. The son of doctor parents, Kalpesh will not be taking biology in standard XI.
Aishwarya Chandrashekar, who stood second in St Mary’s by scoring (98.2%), was at her aunt’s place in Bangalore. Looking forward to becoming an engineer, she said, “I like chemistry, literature and love to cook Indian cuisine.”
Goutam Ramkrishanan (96%) of Vidya Valley School said, “I never expected to top in the school, but getting concepts clear was my priority.” Goutam’s mother is a doctor, while father is a management executive.
Manodnya Bhoite (97%) of St Helena said, “I want to become a computer engineer. Self-study and school notes helped me a lot. I love debating and was the head girl of the school.”
The Bishop’s School’s Zaid Shaikh (96.2%) wants to join Indian Institute of Technology. “My hard work in standard IX has paid off, as I was very relaxed this year. I used to spend time surfing online, social networking sites and playing computer games.”
St Mary’s Sanaah Raja (94% in science stream) said, “I want to become a neurosurgeon.”