'Never counted number of hours I studied': said Meghna Srivastava.
Meghna Srivastava, who has topped the CBSE Class 12 examination, today said there was no secret formula for her success and it was only consistent hard work that had paid off.
With just one mark away from a perfect 10 on 10, Meghna Srivastava, from Noida is "thrilled beyond words" at becoming the all India topper in CBSE Class 12 results.
A student of Step By Step School in Noida, Srivastava scored 499 out of 500 marks in CBSE Class 12 exams. A humanities student, Srivastava scored a clean hundred in History, Geography, Psychology, and Economics but lost out one mark in English Core subject
She secured 99 marks in English (Core), while in the other subjects --Psychology, History, Geography and Economics -- she scored a perfect 100.
"It's been a really thrilling experience. There is no secret and one has to work hard throughout the year," she told reporters.
Srivastava is the niece of former CBI director Anil Sinha, who said that she has always been a bright student.
"She has always been a very bright and studious girl. She has brought laurels to our family and we are proud of her," Sinha said.
‘I’m happy they cut one mark’: said Meghna Srivastava.
Anoushka Chandra, who stood second in the exam with 99.6 per cent, thanked her parents and her school principal for her success.
Chandra, who is a student of the Seth Anandram Jaipuria School in Ghaziabad, scored 99 in English (Core) and 100 in History, Economics, Political science and Psychology.
"I am very happy. It's an overwhelming moment. I want to thank my parents and school," she told reporters.
The CBSE Class 12 Board results were announced today. The overall pass percentage was 83.01 per cent as against last year's 82.02 per cent.
Meghna Srivastava's Result: