Srinagar, January 23: 17-year old Bushra Amin who topped class 12th in science stream with 97.8 percent marks calls “Determination”, her mantra of success. She said that determination is very important if we want to achieve anything in life.
She gives the credit of her success to her parents both of whom are teachers by profession. She said that both of them supported her and it is only because of their guidance that she was able to achieve this score this much marks.
Resident of Khan Bagh locality of Pampore town, Bushra is presently preparing for the common entrance test as she wants to pursue her career in the medical sciences.
“I am preparing to crack CET so that I can study MBBS and serve my country and especially Kashmir,” said Bushra, as quoted by the Tribune.
Asking about how she prepared to achieve the top position in the board examinations, Bushra said that she used to study for six hours a day. She worked hard not only during exams but throughout the year and that is why she got the desired result.
As in last few years, this year also girls outshone boys in class 12th board examination results of winter zone declared two days ago. The top top-10 positions of science were shared by 23 students, 16 students shared top-10 slots in commerce and 16 in Arts. Out of these students, 12 were girls students in science and commerce while in arts 15 out of 16 toppers were girls.
Talking of home science, 12 girls shared the first 10 positions. A total of 51,908 students sat in the exam in which 28,127 were boys and 23,781 were girls. A total of 29,684 students were declared pass. The overall pass percentage was 57.19% which was an improvement of 2% from last year.
The pass percentage of girls was above 80 per cent in commerce stream and 79.25 per cent in science.