A girl student from Manipur bagged third position in the Arts stream of the Council for Indian Schools Certificate Examinations (CISCE) in Class XII Indian School Certificate (ISC) examination 2019, sources said on Wednesday.
The student, Ningombam Tampha Chanu, secured 99.50% as she got 398 marks out of total of 400. Chanu scored 100 in Economics, History and Psychology and 98 in English.
A student of Mayo College Girls’ School, Ajmer in Rajasthan, Chanu is the daughter of N Meiraba of Singjamei Chongthem Leikai in Imphal.
She shared the 3rd position in all India ranking with 35 other students while the second position of the exam was jointly shared by 16 students.
The first position holders titles was jointly shared two students namely Dewang Kumar Agarwal of La Martiniere in Kolkata and Vibha Swaminathan of Mallya Aditi International school, Bengaluru in Humanities with both scoring 100% marks.
Girls performed marginally better than boys in the ISC board examinations.
The result of the ISC exams results 2019 were declared on Tuesday. The pass percentage of candidates who appeared in the exam was 96.52%.
Girls achieved a pass percentage of 97.84% while boys secured a pass percentage of 95.40%. Out of the 86, 713 candidates who had appeared in the exam 39,964 were girls while 46,749 were boys, according to reports.
The ISC exams were held from February 4 to March 25, 2019.