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Amritsar, Ludhiana students shine
Punjab Class XII exam results
Tribune News Service

Jaspreet Singh
Jaspreet Singh

Sherry Sethi
Sherry Sethi

Kuldeep Singh
Kuldeep Singh

Mohali, June 4
Students from Ludhiana and Amritsar have bagged a majority of the top positions in the Punjab School Education Board Class XII examination results. The Board’s Controller of Examinations,
Mrs S. S. Saroya, released the merit list during a press conference here today.

Jaspreet Singh and Sheri Sethi both from Amritsar are first and second in the state, respectively, followed by Kuldeep Singh of Batala, Gurdaspur. Amandeep Kaur from Muktsar, Natasha Rani from Machhiwara, Ludhiana, Rubina from Jagraon, Ludhiana, Sobia from Moga, Vandana Gupta from Sangrur, Vikrant Rai from Nawanshahr, Nishant Kinger from Patiala, Swati Sharma from Phagwara, Kapurthala, Kunal Mahajan from Gurdaspur, Parminder Kaur from Kotkapura, Faridkot, Kusum Kumari from Ludhiana, Loveleen Sandhu from Ludhiana, Jatvinder Kaur from Amritsar, Parul Mehra from Amritsar, Isha Chopra from Patiala, Harpreet Kaur from Ludhiana, Bharti from Sangrur and Sonia from Batala, Gurdaspur have bagged the top 10 positions in the state.

This time students have shown an improvement in the results. While 65.3 per cent of the students passed this year, only 63.4 per cent had cleared the examination last year. The largest improvement has been shown by students who had taken up science and commerce. Last year only 56 per cent of the students in this stream had passed, this year this stream has shown the best results with over 72 per cent passing the examination. In humanities 65.3 per cent of students have passed and another 62.4 per cent of students in the vocational stream have cleared the examinations.

While private candidates in the science and commerce groups have fared well with over 71 per cent passing the examinations, private students in humanities and vocational streams have shown abysmal performance. Only 40 per cent of the vocational private candidates have passed and 54.3 per cent private humanities candidates have managed to pass.

As many as 323 students have been placed in the top 35 positions. Over 75 of these students are from various schools in Ludhiana and another 40 students are from Amritsar. Almost 30 students from Patiala are among the top 323 followed by Sangrur, Hoshiapur and Gurdaspur. Girls have once again outshone boys in bagging the top positions.

District wise, Rupali Bansal is 11th in the state and has topped Bathinda, Pallavi Joshi is 13th in the state and has topped Jalandhar, Priyanka also 13th in the state has topped Hoshiarpur, Preeti Jindal is 14th in the state and has topped Mansa, Gagandeep Kaur is 16th in the state and has topped Ropar, Navpreet Kaur has topped Fatehgarh Sahib and is 18th in state, Swati Kalia is 19th in the state and has topped Ferozepore.

The results would be declared tomorrow and gazettes would be available for the public in the board’s text book sales depot at various district headquarters from 4 p.m. onwards. The result would also be available on websites www.indiaresult.com and www.ilfsets.com from midnight tomorrow.

The results would also be available on Reliance World and at www.spiceindia.com/wap. Results can be found by typing in SS or PB 12 roll number after a space and sending it to 1012 for Spice, 30303 for Airtel, 1234 or 3926 for reliance and 6666 for BSNL.



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