CBSE: Lucknow Girl Divyanshi Jain Makes Record by Scoring 100%

Divyanshi Jain has grabbed the top position. The 18-year-old scored a perfect 100 in English, Sanskrit, History, Geography, Insurance and Economics.

Shivani Arora

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Published on 14 July 2020 7:07 AM GMT

CBSE: Lucknow Girl Divyanshi Jain Makes Record by Scoring 100%
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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced Class 12 board examinations result. But has not released the class 12 merit list this year, however by scoring 600 out of 600, Divyanshi Jain has grabbed the top position. The 18-year-old scored a perfect 100 in English, Sanskrit, History, Geography, Insurance and Economics. Meanwhile, the topper could not attempt the geography paper which got cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

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Divyanshi Jain:

Divyanshi did not take any private tuition and is unfamiliar with the online learning. “I just started following some ed-tech platforms for my undergraduate study.”

Divyanshi Jain, a resident of Bashirat Ganj area in Lucknow, says she did not expect to score a perfect 600 out of 600 in her Class XII CBSE examinations. “I still can’t believe it,” she said.

Divyanshi, a student of Navyug Radiance Senior Secondary School, Lucknow, scored 100 marks in English, Sanskrit, History, Geography, Insurance and Economics.

She said she could not give the Geography paper due to the pandemic, but was awarded a 100 based on her scores in the other subjects.

Consistency is Key:

On how she prepared, she said, “It was about consistency. I knew I had to study in a way that I would not get stressed at the last minute and retained confidence to do well. I relied on mock papers and studied for long hours, but also ensured I got adequate sleep.”

Daughter of a businessman and homemaker mother, Jain says she wants to pursue a career focusing on research in history. “I really like history and I would like to do research in the subject,” she says.

Applied for Bachelors in DU:

She adds that she has applied to Delhi University colleges for a Bachelors in history.

Asked about her interests and hobbies, she says, “I like to read and be aware of what is happening in the world. I like to be aware about the current events in the world and the country.”

The board decided against coming up with any merit list amid the exceptional circumstances arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic.

This year, the pass percentage touched at 88.78 per cent, with girls outperformed boys with 92.15 per cent, while the pass percentage of boys was 86.19 per cent. A total of 400 students results were withheld and will be announced later.

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