Dubai: Students from the Indian schools in the Gulf region have outperformed their Indian counterparts in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 10 examinations. The results were declared on Friday.
Like their Indian counterparts, the girls in the Gulf region outperformed the boys. While the pass rate for girls was 98.64 per cent, that of the boys was 96.69 per cent.
Gulf pupils recorded a 97.66 per cent pass rate, while those who wrote their exams in India recorded a 88.84 per cent pass rate. The overall pass rate in the region recorded a marginal increase of 0.43 per cent from last year.
A total of 11,210 pupils - 5,595 girls and 5,615 boys - from various Gulf countries, including the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain, participated in the exams this year.
Akilesh Mohan of the Abu Dhabi Indian School achieved the best results among the UAE schools.
He secured an aggregate of 96.8 per cent, while Sandhya Sabathy of Indian High School, Dubai came second with 96.5 per cent.
The third position was shared by Lokesh Narendra Lohiya and Arushi Kataria, both from Delhi Private School, Sharjah and Sinny Ann Saji from Emirates Future International Academy, Abu Dhabi. All three pupils scored 96.4 per cent.
Akilesh to Gulf News that he was on top of the world after outperforming all other Indian pupils in the country.
"I am so excited about the win because I did not expect to be the 'UAE topper'. I have no words to thank my family and my teachers who supported me and prayed for me," Akilesh said.
The son of Mohan and Usha, who is a teacher in the same school, Akilesh said he wants to pursue engineering.
Congratulating his pupil, P.K. Mathu, principal of Abu Dhabi Indian School, said Akilesh was a very dedicated and down-to-earth pupil who is loved by all.
Sandhya, who achieved the second highest result, said she had done well because her teachers never lost faith in her and always pushed her to do her very best. She added that she wants to become a doctor and pursue cancer research.
"I lost my cousin to leukaemia a few years ago. I want to be a cancer specialist and do my bit to bring down the death rate," Sandhya said.
This year, 828,598 pupils - 343,467 girls and 485,131 boys - took the class 10 exams in India and abroad.
Outside the Gulf, the pass rate for Indian pupils in other countries was 97.41 per cent, an increase of 0.26 per cent.
11,210 Gulf pupils took part in the class 10 exams
97.66% pass rate achieved by Gulf pupils
88.84% pass rate achieved by pupils in India
Akilesh Mohan, of the Abu Dhabi Indian School clinched the top honour among the UAE schools. He secured 96.8%.
Sandhya Sabapathy of Indian High School, Dubai came second with 96.5%.
The third position was shared by Lokesh Narendra Lohiya and Arushi Kataria - both from Delhi Private School, Sharjah and Sinny Ann Saji from Emirates Future International Academy, Abu Dhabi. All three students scored 96.4%.
Results obtained by Gulf News so far:
Abu Dhabi Indian School
A total of 279 students sat for the exams and all passed.
Akhilesh Mohan topped the school with 96.8%.
Among boys, Ashik Georgy John cames second with 94.2% and Sarthak Basak came third with 93.6%.
Among girls, Sania Zia topped with 94.4% Surineni Kuthika came second with 93.6% and Merin Varghese Chempakasseril came third with 92.8.
Our Own School Al Warqa, Dubai
355 boys appeared in the CBSE Board Grade X Examination of March 2009.
Althaf Abdul Vahab stood first with a score of 92.8%. Anubhav Nangia and Sreyas Tribhu stood second with 92.2% each and Aakash Vijayan stood third with 91.8%.
77.5 % of the students scored above 60% marks. 44.2 % of the students scored above 75% marks.
Our Own English High School, Dubai (Girls)
A total of 340 students of Our Own English High School, Dubai appeared in the CBSE Grade- X AISSE Examination and recorded 100 percent pass.
Eleanor Abigail Dennis Furtado secured an aggregate of 95.4% and stood first in the school followed by Athulya Santosh Kumar with 94.2% .
Diksha Narendra Laungani and Jeena Joseph shared the third position with an aggregate of 93.8%.
Indian High School, Dubai
75 students secured 90% and above marks.
Sandhya Sabapathy set a new school record with 96.6% aggregate. At second place with 95.6% aggregate is Aarti Mahesh Shah. At Third place with 95.4% are Mamta Mehra and Shivani Raina.
Indian Islahi Islamic School, Abu Dhabi
The school secured 100 per cent pass. Out of the 92 students who appeared for the exam, 72 got first class and 38 distinction.
Nimishiya Abdul Latheef topped the school with 93.2% followed by Shameena Abdul Saleem at the second place with 92%.
The Millennium School, Dubai
The school achieved 100% success this year.
Among the girls, Siona Sabu scored an aggregate of 93.2% with 100% in mathematics and 99% in Science.
Among the boys, Murugesan Prakash scored an aggregate of 91.6%
55% of the students scored 75% and above.
Indian School, Al Ain
Out of 60 students who appeared for the exam, eight have secured above 90%, 46% of students have secured distinction and above; and 72% have secured first class.
Faeba Merin Joseph has topped the school with 92.6%, Jomsy K Jose and Praveen John came second with 92%.
Indian Public High School, Ras Al Khaimah
The school has registered 100 per cent results.
Out of 47 students, 24 achieved distinction and 17 first class.
In order of the merit; Sangeetha P.V. topped the list with 93.4 % followed by Tanymol Saju who stood second with 93 % and Meril Agnes Valder came third with 92.2 % followed by Sue Ellen Medeira with 91.2% in the fourth place and Wafa Saleem with 90.8% in the fifth place.
New Indian Model School (NIMS) Dubai
171 students appeared for the examination - 79 girls and 92 boys - out of which 67 secured distinction and 70 secured first class.
The top position in the school was shared by Agzin Abdul Assiz and Mohammed Naseef. M. I., both securing 465 marks each (93%). Second position among the girls was secured by Shahana Humayoon.T with 464 marks (92.8%) and Third position was achieved by Chaythra Maheendran.T with 458 marks (91.6%).
In the boys' section, second position went to Suraj Sunil Kumar with 462 marks (92.4%) where as third position was achieved by Mohammed Jafer.M with 452 marks (90.4)
Sherwood Academy (Al Taawan Private School), Abu Dhabi
All the 80 students, who appeared examinations, have passed.
Out of the 80 students, 20 students scored above 90%. Nidhisha stands first with 95.2%, closely followed by Dilber with 95% and Niket with 94.8%.
58 students have scored distinction and the remaining have scored high first class.
Our Own English High School, Sharjah
The school achieved 100% success in the exams. Out of the 192 students who appeared in the examination, 98.4% achieved first class and 75.5% scored distinction.
Akansha Anil Nayak and Malavika M. Kale shared the first place with an aggregate of 94.2 closely followed by Linda Elizabeth Chacko with an aggregate of 93.8 %.
In the boys' branch of Our Own English High School, Mohammed Sharoon clinched the first place with 92.2% followed by Rahul Roy with an aggregate of 92%.
Emirates English Speaking School, Dubai
21 out of 39 students got the first division. Karishma Muralidharan Adnani bagged the top spot with 85% followed by Ann Mariam Varghese with 78%.
Central School, Dubai
All the 65 students who appeared for the exam passed.
Atika Abdul Aziz is the school topper with 89% followed by Mustafa Khan with 87.8%.
Darul Huda Islamic School, Dubai
The school marked 100 per cent results. 62 pupils appeared for the exam.
Rukiya Hanan Naduvil Purayil topped with 89.7% followed by Mohammed Arifur Rehman with 86.6%
New Indian Model School, Sharjah
The school registered 100% pass.
Syed Ehtesham Ahamed and Merina Abraham scored 88.4% and stood first in the school. Anu David and Arun Chris Sebastian stood second with 88.2%.
Buds Public School, Dubai
Shajeen Shafique and Sandeep Kaur shared the top ranks by securing 75%.
Gulf Asian English School, Dubai
The school secured 100 per cent results in the Grade X CBSE Examination.
91 students appeared for examination - 25 students secured distinction and 39 got first class.
The top spot in the school was taken by Jeevan Jagdish with 93%. The second position and first among girls is Aaliya Abdul Ghani with 91%.
Delhi Private School, Dubai
The school has secured 100 per results in CBSE Grade X exams. 91% of the students secured 1st division.
The top rank in the school was secured by Karan Shenoy with 93.6%, followed by Shivram Kumar in second position with 92.6%.
Emirates Future International Academy, Abu Dhabi
Sinny Ann Saji topped with 96.4% followed by Riya Sidhikku with 90.2%.
Indian School, Ajman
The school got 100 percent results. Out of 53 students who took the exam, 25 students obtained distinction and 18 secured first class.
Ramya Mohandas topped the school securing 93% followed by Greeshma Somanath who secured 91.6%.
Al Ain Juniors School
The school secured excellent results in the grade 10 examination held in March 2009 for the ninth year in succession.
Rajat Alex topped with 94% followed by Anushka Lal with 90%.
Indian School, Ras Al Khaimah
The school obtained 100 per cent results with the highest of 93.8% secured by Anie Joseph closely followed by Dhakshay Balachandran with 93.2%.
Out of the 106 students who appeared from the school, 64 students secured distinction, 34 students got first class and 8 students got second class.
Scholars Indian School, Ras Al Khaimah
The school presented 25 students.15 passed with distinction and the rest with first class.
Shabana Saleem topped the school with 94.2 followed by Jwala Baburaj with 92.4%.
Our Own School, Abu Dhabi
The school once again registered cent percent pass results at the CBSE Grade X examination for the eleventh consecutive year.
94 per cent of the students achieved more than first class marks while 63 per cent registered distinction.
Heera Shahir topped the school with 93.8% followed by Jaydeep Satyajit Sathe with 92.8%.
Indian School, Sharjah
Anju Rachel Thomas clinched the top position by securing 94.4% followed by Reeba .M with 93.4%.
Our Own English High School, Al Ain
The school has excelled in Grade 10 once again by achieving a 100 per cent pass result with 60% of pupils being placed with distinction.
Ammu Joshy stands first in school with an aggregate score of 90% while Sunil Valiyaveedu Mohan stands second with 87.2%. Fatema T Kapadia is in the third place with 86.8%.
Sunrise English Private School
The school recorded 100 percent result in the examinations.
Sharon Mariam Varughese is the school topper with 93.2% aggregate, Sherin Grace Koshy came second with 91.8% and Muhsin Hashim bagged the third position with 91.4%.
Delhi Public School, Sharjah
206 studentsappeared for the examination and the school registered a 100% pass percentage with 34 Students scoring 90 % and above and 194 passing with first division.
Lokesh Narendra Lohiya and Arushi Kataria clinched the overall first position wth an aggregate of 96.4%.
Asian International Pvt. School, Ruwais
The school has achieved 100%.
Pooja Ramakrishanan topped the school with 94.2%, Fathima has secured the second position securing 93.6% and Kevin Anilson has secured third position securing 93.4%.
The Emirates National School
The school has secured 100 per cent pass.
Niharica Lobo stood first with 96.2% followed by Suba Santhosi with 96% and Angeline Sophia Rajakumar with 95%.
The school presented a batch of 225 students for the class X examination; out of which 75 students got above 80% and 105 secured distinction.
My heartiest congratulations to all children who worked hard to prove their mettle. Keep it up!
Posted: May 30, 2009, 17:32
All the students have done good job.you people brought proud to your school. keep it up!!!
Posted: May 30, 2009, 16:47
mashallah that was awsome resultsthanks to all. u made your selfs and parents proud. wish u luck for the rest.
Posted: May 30, 2009, 16:33
well done students. To be honest passing 10 is not hard nowadays as students secure full marks easily in projects. Gone are those days of hard work.
Posted: May 30, 2009, 15:53
great result akilesh mohan congrats to u n all passing winners.
Posted: May 30, 2009, 15:50
CONGRATS!TO ALL ACHIEVERS!! WELL DONE!! MAY GOD BLESS U ALL TO HAVE A BRIGHT FUTURE
Posted: May 30, 2009, 15:37
Congratulations to all who secured First class and Distictions. Keep it UP.
Posted: May 30, 2009, 15:17
Well done Shabna Salem .you made our school proud.....
Ras Al Khaimah,UAE
Posted: May 30, 2009, 14:41
I liked the way you all studied. Good! Keep it up! For honour we strive!
Posted: May 30, 2009, 14:35
i am just soo amazed with the results i mean it is simply soo awsome! i am afraid how will i perform in my boards. People please pray for me!
Posted: May 30, 2009, 14:19
Well done Ehtesham! Keep it up, you have done an excellent job and made your parents proud.
Posted: May 30, 2009, 13:06