Focus in lessons and commitment to studies led to success: HSLC, HSSLC Toppers
Dimapur, May 30: Nagaland Board of School Education finally announced the results of HSLC and HSSLC Examinations today and the lists of toppers, both in HSLC and HSSLC, were dominated by familiar schools across the state.
Abhi Chakraborty of Holy Cross Higher Secondary School, Dimapur who secured the first rank in HSLC examination, said that while he wasn’t expecting to top the list but his teachers were very confident of seeing him among the toppers.
Abhi, the eldest of the two siblings, wants to be a doctor in life and credits God, his parents, his teachers and friends for his success.
Talking to Nagaland Page over phone, he said that it is listening to the explanations in class and revising the lessons that make a huge difference, while admitting at the same time that he did not follow fixed schedule to prepare for the exams.
His father is a government employee, while his mother is a housewife.
He scored a percentage of 98.33% and state highest marks in Mathematics (100) and Social Science (100).
HSSLC, Arts Topper
HSSLC Arts topper, Chumliba R of Loyola Higher Secondary School Kiphire who wants to be a civil servant, also was not expecting to top the exam.
Chumliba, whose parents are farmers, did not dedicate long hours to study for the exams, rather, according to him, he tried to be committed whenever he sat to study and this is his mantra for others to succeed in the exams.
Chumliba scored 460 marks and a percentage of 92.00% to secure the top spot with the state highest in Political Science (98).
HSSLC, Commerce Topper
Ichha Upadhyay of Christian Higher Secondary School, Dimapur who topped the Commerce stream had deactivated her social media accounts just right before the exams started to remain focused in her lessons, and all her dedication has paid off.
Talking to Nagaland Page, she said that she was flooded with calls right after the result was declared and informed that she has missed to be in the toppers list by three marks in her HSLC examinations. She said she was not expecting to top the HSSLC, though her parents and teachers continuously motivated her.
Ichha is the youngest of the three siblings and wants to be a Chartered Accountant for which she now plans to go out of Nagaland.
She said that she did not have a fixed number of hours dedicated to study and credited her parents and teachers for her success. Her mother is a housewife, while her father has a transport business.
Ichha scored 98.80% with state highest marks in Accountancy (100), Business Studies (98), Economics (97), Fundamentals of Business Mathematics (99) and Informatics Practices (100).
Anushka Bhattacharjee of Pranab Vidyapith Higher Secondary School, Dimapur also was the sixth rank holder in her HSLC examinations and unlike others, she was expecting herself to be in the toppers list though not to be on the number one spot.
“I am shocked, very happy, surprised,” said elated Anushka told Nagaland Page and added that she is looking forward to the future.
She wants to pursue B.Sc now but needs time to decide the details, though she wants to be a lecturer. She plans to go out of the state to continue her studies. Anushka, is the eldest of the two siblings. Her younger brother is in class 6.
For her studies, Anushka, maintained a rather rigid schedule. She said that during vacations and weekends, she would sit to study at 8 a.m. in the morning and study till 1 p.m. , after which she would take a break, do her chores, attend tuitions, and before the day could end, she would study two to three hours more. On days when there were schools, she would make sure that she would study at least three hours daily.
Her mother is a teacher in the same school and Anushka would use her mother’s social media accounts to see what’s happening and didn’t have a social media account of herself.
She said that to be sincere to the books is the necessity to be successful. Anushka’s percentage was 95.20% with the state highest of 97 in Physics.
(Page News Service)