23072022-LT-01.qxd 7/23/2022 12:53 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE SINGLE-WINDOW SYSTEM IN ALL CIVIC BODIES SOON: NIJJAR PAGE 2 It will end the harassment of people in getting their works done in all civic bodies of the state, says the minister. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY SHAMSHERA FAILS TO IMPRESS DUE TO ITS LAZY PLOT PAGE 3 SOORARAI POTTRU SWEEPS 68th NATIONAL FILM AWARDS You can’t judge flight of fancy & suspension of disbelief that mark Ranbir-starrer Shamshera in good-old fashion. MAX 32°C | MIN 27°C | YESTERDAY MAX 33°C | MIN 27°C SUNSET SATURDAY 7:27 PM PAGE 4 Soorarai Pottru won big at the 68th National Film Awards that were announced in New Delhi on Friday. SUNRISE SUNDAY 5:38 AM SATURDAY | 23 JULY 2022 | LUDHIANA Central Board of Secondary Education does away with merit list, toppers compiled from inputs by schools Students excel in Class XII exams Shivani Bhakoo Tribune News Service Ludhiana, July 22 Scoring 99.4 per cent marks, both Anshika Makkar and Anshika Chaudhry become the toppers in commerce and humanities streams, respectively, of the Class XII examination results, which were declared by the CBSE today. The Central Board of Secondary Education has discontinued the practice of announcing national toppers to avoid “unhealthy competition” among students. No merit lists were announced in 2020 and 2021 as the results were declared on the basis of alternate assessment scheme because exams could not be conducted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As per the past practice, the results have been compiled after being shared by schools at their own level. In non-medical, Sukriti Jain is the topper with 98.4 per cent marks while Gurbir Singh is the topper in medical with 99 per cent marks. All toppers wish to move ahead in their respective fields to achieve their goals. Talking to The Tribune, Anshika Makkar from Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, BRS Nagar, Pratham bags 99.8 per cent; Aditya, Nehal & Ria 99.6% Harshraj Singh Tribune News Service 99.4% COMMERCE 99% MEDICAL ANSHIKA MAKKAR School: Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, BRS Nagar | Aim: Wants to be a CA GURBIR SINGH School: School BCM School, Shastri Nagar | Aim: Wants to become a cardiologist who scored 99.4 per cent marks in commerce stream said she wants to be a chartered accountant like her father. Anshika, whose mother is a homemaker said there was no fixed schedule for studies for her but consistency was there which paid off at the end. The new pattern initiated by the CBSE was little bit difficult but since she was focused, it did not matter much. Reading is 99.4% ANSHIKA CHAUDHRY HUMANITIES School: Ryan International, Jamalpur | Aim: To join the Indian Administrative Services 98.4% SUKRITI JAIN NON-MEDICAL School: BVM, Udham Singh Nagar | Aim: To become a physics professor Anshika’s main hobby. The topper in humanities, who scored 99.4 per cent marks, Anshika Chaudhry is from Ryan International School, Jamalpur. She wants to be an IAS officer and for c m y b the same, she started preparations right from Class X. She never bothered about how many hours did she study but she focused on topics, which she had to complete in a day. continued on page 2 Ludhiana, July 22 Students were in a jubilant mood in various schools as the CBSE announced the results for Class X today. The achievers, their parents and teachers were on cloud nine. Pratham Jain of MGM Public School, Dugri, scored 99.8 per cent marks in Class X. He got 100 out of 100 marks in English, Punjabi, mathematics and science while 99/100 marks in social science. The school authorities claimed Pratham bagged the first position in the entire district. Pratham’s father Mahavir Jain is a businessman and mother Madhu Jain is a housewife. A resident of Dugri, Pratham said he wants to take commerce stream in Class XI as he wants to become a businessman like his father. He likes reading books and playing cricket. Aditya Sagar of Class X of DAV Public School, BRS Nagar, has scored 99.6 per cent. He has opted for medical stream in Class XI as he wants to be a doctor. Aditya, a resident of Durgapuri in Haibowal, said he wishes to CBSE CLASS X RESULTS PRATHAM JAIN MARKS: 499/500 ADITYA SAGAR MARKS: 498/500 School: MGM Public School, Dugri | Aim: Wants to be a businessman like his father School: DAV Public School, BRS Nagar | Aim: Wants to become a doctor NEHAL BANSAL MARKS: 498/500 RIA BHUTANI MARKS: 498/500 School: Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar | Aim: Wants to be a doctor School: Sacred Heart Convent School, Sarabha Nagar | Aim: Wants to be a doctor go for the MBBS course at the AIIMS in future. His father Mohit Sagar is a businessman and mother Sonia Sagar is a professor at the Department of Botany, PAU. He likes to play cricket, and chess and also listens to music. Nehal Bansal of continued on page 2
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