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every resource at its disposal
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MES boy tops Doha schools in CBSE XII examination
a JOSEPH VARGHESE DOHA MES Indian School student Jaskaran Singh Bhalla scored 97.8 percent (489/500) in the science stream to top the Class XII examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in Qatar.
The results of the examinations were announced on Monday.
Nisreen Moideen of the same school scored 96.8 percent (484) to come second in the science section while Aditya Suresh Kaulagi from Birla Public School came third with 96 percent.
Vanessa Henry Fernandes from Birla Public School scored 96 percent to top the commerce stream.
Charles Sebastian from the same school with 95.8 percent came second while Sefinas Kabeer Pulikkal and Sharon Sera Thariyan from MES Indian School shared the third position with 94.6 percent.
Altogether 467 students had appeared for the examinations from MES Indian School, of which 17 scored 100 percent marks in various subjects and 14 students got A1 in all the subjects.
Sixty-six students appeared for the examinations from Birla Public School, out of which 18 students passed with A1.
From DPS MIS, eight students passed with an aggregate of more than 90 percent marks.
Speaking to Qatar Tribune, the Doha topper said, “It is the most memorable day of my life.
The credit for my performance goes to my teachers and parents.
I have got offers to study aeronautical engineering at Singapore National University and computer science at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.” He said that he was yet to decide the university and course for pursuing his higher studies.
Commerce topper Vanessa Henry said that she was overwhelmed with the result and it was a dream come true for her.
“I am grateful to my teachers and parents for all the valuable support.
I am planning to pursue my higher studies in business administration and I have got admission at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar," she added.
MES principal A P Sasidharan said the students had done their school proud with their feats.
"MES has once again proved that it was one of the best institutions in the region.
The inspiration by teachers combined with hard work has borne the fruits in 2011.
It is noteworthy that MES gives admissions to all the applicants without checking their family or financial background," he added.
BPS principal A P Shrivastav attributed good result to the collective efforts of teachers and students.
"The results are there for everyone to see.
Our students have made us proud and the teaching faculty has put its best to get the commendable results.
I am sure that the younger students will get an inspiration from their seniors," he added.