The call of success

The call of success

Looking forward

The call of success

Komal Narayan Batho (CGPA 10)
Capitol Public School

An elated Komal says that she prepared for her examinations only by reading her NCERT textbooks. “I used to study regularly and was thorough with the portions. I did not attend any coaching classes but would occasionally refer to guides and reference books. I plan on studying Science and wish to continue my 11th and 12th standard in my school itself. I advise my juniors to study everyday and know their portions inside out.” Her father, Sandip Narayan, gives Komal complete credit for her marks.

“I made sure that she was stress-free and had enough free time before the examinations. It may sound weird but I used to take her to movies before her tests. I also kept telling her that examinations are not the end of life. We are very proud of her and will fully support her in fulfilling her dreams.”

Akshay Kumar Ganesh (CGPA 10)
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Malleswaram

Akshay Kumar says, “Studying starts from the time you enter school. I paid attention to lectures and would diligently take down notes during class. Everytime I entered an examination hall, I would tell myself that I would be giving my best for that day. I used to come back home and study whenever a new concept was taught in school.” He is keeping his options open as of now and wishes to pursue Science. His mother, Sulochana Ganesh, says, “Akshay has always been a consistent performer. He has always secured top marks in all his examinations. We expected this result as he is very
sincere in everything he does.”

Shania Mitra (CGPA 10)
National Public School, Indiranagar

Shania Mitra says that she was a little surprised when she heard about her score.
“I was happy with what I had written during the exams. Though I expected a good CGPA, my marks were a pleasant surprise. I started preparing from the beginning of the year but I’m not one of those who can study all the time. I made notes of what was taught and this helped me immensely.”

“My parents and teachers supported me and helped me overcome my weaknesses. I want to pursue engineering and plan to study Applied Maths for my postgraduation abroad.”

Her mother, Sarvani Mitra, adds, “I was ecstatic. She’s a sincere student and has achieved such marks without going for any tuition. We will fully support her in whichever field she wants to pursue.”

Koushik De (CGPA 10)
National Public School, Indiranagar

An excited Koushik De says, “I expected to score 9.8 and feel truly lucky to have secured 10. I studied from the beginning of the academic year but made sure to take frequent breaks in between studies as well. I focussed on classwork and concentrated on my weak subjects, Hindi and Social Sciences. I did not have to compromise on my extracurricular activities and used to attend music classes.” He aspires to study engineering and improve the field of technology. His mother, Sujata Nandi, adds, “I was very happy to see his marks. However, it came as no surprise as he performs well in all his examinations and tests. Watching him prepare for his exams gave me confidence that he would score well.”

Kanika Mittal (CGPA 10)
 National Public School, Koramangala

Kanika credits her success to a systematic preparation spread over the year. “I joined a coaching class from the beginning of the year itself. The assignments and tests they gave me helped a lot. I finished my portions before the study holidays and then took tests to revise the syllabus.”

Her mother, Vasudha Mittal, credits Kanika’s own efforts for achieving this. 
     “All I did was to be by her side whenever she needed my help. I took her to coaching classes and stayed at home when she wanted me to do so.”
Having already joined for computer science in her own school, Kanika has a word of advice for the next batch.

     “It is important to plan in advance so that you don’t stress at the last minute. Also, paying attention in class is essential.”      She is also working with her mother to set
up an NGO called ‘empoWer’ which will help underprivileged women and girls.

Vyshnavi S K (CGPA 10)
Capitol Public School

Though Vyshnavi S K was expecting a good result, she never thought that she
would be one of her school toppers.

“It is an extraordinary moment for me. The teachers guided us very well. I used to study regularly. I used to come home and revise whatever the teacher had taught us that day so that it would be easier for me to cope up with portions before the examinations. I completed my portions a month prior to the board exam so that I would have enough time to revise.”

 Vyshnavi wants to study Science and later pursue her education at the Indian Institute of Technology.

Her mother Swarna Latha says, “I am very happy. We are very proud of her. She is a very sincere and diligent girl. The credit goes solely to her!”

Siddharth Gautam (CGPA 10)
National Public School, Koramangala

Siddharth remains calm and composed even after becoming one of the toppers in his school. “I am happy but I was expecting it,” he says. “I did not study very hard throughout the year. Most of my preparations were done during the study break. I think class 10 is relatively easier. It is enough if you just read your textbooks and do a few tests and quizzes alongwith that.”

His father, Pradeep Kumar Singh, says he is happy with his son’s performance and that he was also expecting such results. “All we did was facilitate his efforts and provide him with whatever he wanted. Siddharth didn’t want any assistance in his studies.” Siddharth plans to take up Science with Computers now.

Ashwini Bhat (CGPA 10)
DPS, South Campus, Kanakapura Road

Ashwini Bhat, a national-level champion in badminton, is extremely happy with her

     “I used to study for an hour after my training. On the days I didn’t have fitness training, I used to wake up early and study. I would like to advise juniors to start studying early and not to get tensed.” Her mother, Dr Sudha, is extremely proud of her child. “The school’s support was extraordinary. She used to miss a lot of classes because she had practices but the school encouraged her. She started studying from January. She wants to take up Commerce and but professionally she wants to become a badminton player.”


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