Proud of their achievements

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Proud of their achievements

After a whirlwind of preparation, including reading and revising notes, practising problems and burning the midnight oil, the SSLC exam results are out and students in the City are celebrating the fruit of their hard work. Many of them are now chalking out their plans for the future. A few of the star performers take time off to share with Metrolife their strategies and how it feels to be the cream of the crop.

Nagarjuna K, Holy Child Convent, 621

Nagarjuna’s parents are thrilled that he has performed so well in the SSLC examinations.

They say that he was always academically inclined and his teachers helped him better his performance.

“I want to purse BE and have joined coaching for the JEE examinations,” he says. His mother, Sujatha, says that he used to study four to five hours everyday.

He is extremely hardworking and has done it all by himself. We never felt the need to send him to any tuitions,” she adds.

Playing sports and watching television helped him relax and ease his nerves.
For now, he is hoping to get into one of the prestigious engineering colleges in the country.

Sudhindra M S, Vijaya High School, 622

The confident youngster has managed to score a whopping 622 in the SSLC examinations and is thrilled to bits about it. The confidence and poise with which he explains his modus operandi is admirable. He candidly explains, “I was not stressed at all and studied like it was any other examination. I feel that revision is the key and it is important that we brush up from time to time.”

He played and watched television in his free time and this helped him focus. His father M Surya Somayaji is as excited as his son.

“I am very proud of him — even my wife can’t stop smiling. He wants to pursue chartered accountancy and we will support him.”

Hemanth Kumar, Holy Child Convent, 616

The hard work and dedication that Hemanth Kumar put in to preparing for his exams has paid him huge rewards. His father, K Nagaraj, says that he put in 15 hours everyday to revise his subjects. “He never wasted any time and made good use of the study holidays. I am very happy that he has done so well,” he says. Currently Hemanth is hoping to pursue engineering and has already started preparing for it.

Rohini D V, Sri Kumaran Children’s Home, 620

Rohini, a confident student, was expecting to achieve what she got.

“I’m satisfied with what I’ve scored. I used to initially read for about two to three
hours a day but slowly, I became more consistent and started putting in more hours. Consistency is the key to preparing for the SSLC exams,” says Rohini.

She vouches that with her regular efforts, she was able to keep aside more time for herself.

She adds that concentrating in class and being punctual is the key to getting a good score. Her parents, Venkatesh D L and Nandini B S, are excited about her good performance.

Nandini says proudly, “This success is entirely to her credit. All we have done is morally support her. She loves art and drawing and we’ve always encouraged her in these interests, as a student needs other interests to be able to concentrate more.”

Nandini adds, “Rohini has always known how to balance studies and extracurricular activities.” Rohini, who’s got admission in RV Integrated PU College, aims to be an

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