UAE students score perfect 10 in grade 10 CBSE exams

UAE students score perfect 10 in grade 10 CBSE exams
Students of DPS, Dubai, who scored a perfect 10 in CGPA in their CBSE exams, celebrate at their school on Saturday

Dubai - Students in UAE score perfect 10 cumulative grade points average in CBSE exams


Dhanusha Gokulan

Published: Sun 29 May 2016, 8:10 PM

Last updated: Sun 29 May 2016, 10:42 PM

Grade 10 students across the UAE heaved a huge sigh of relief yesterday, after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the All India Secondary School (AISSE) examination results on Saturday.
Several thousand students across the UAE have scored a perfect 10 cumulative grade points average (CGPA) in the CBSE Grade 10 exams conducted in March-April and most schools have reported top scores.
Principals of top performing schools like the Delhi Private School, Dubai; Indian High School, Dubai; and Our Own English High School, Sharjah and Dubai, said the students have performed extraordinarily well.
Students of The Indian High School, Dubai, also saw a 100 per cent pass result. A total of 721 girls and boys attempted the exam, of which 114 students scored A1 grade in all five subjects, that is a CGPA of 10.
"Of the 721 students who gave the AISSE Grade 10 exam, 46.6 per cent (336 students) have scored a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 9 and above," said Ashok Kumar, CEO of Indian High School.
"Also, 511 students have scored a CGPA of 8 and above and there has been an almost 100 per cent increase in the number of students securing CGPA 10 with respect to last year's result," added Kumar.
"I think the overall UAE results have come out very well," said Asma Gilani, Principal of Our Own English High School Sharjah (Girls branch). "The question papers are becoming increasingly trickier, but students seem to be scoring very high results none the less," she said.
As compared to last year's 63, this year 121 students at Our Own Engligh High School, Sharjah, have scored a perfect 10 CGPA. "The overall school CGPA average is also 9.1," said Gilani.
The school achieved a 100 per cent pass with 121 students getting a perfect score of 10 CGPA out of the 354 students who attempted the exams. "About 61.86 per cent have scored CGPA 9 and above and it is also an achievement that 96.89 per cent of the students have attained a CGPA of 7 and above," added Gilani.  
In Delhi Private School, Dubai, a total of 52 students have attained the Perfect CGPA of 10 points. "The class average (CGPA) is 9 and the average of all subjects has improved," said Rashmi Nandkeolyar, Principal and Director, Delhi Private School Dubai, The Gardens, Jebel Ali.
She added that 115 students have secured a CGPA between 9 -9.8, out of 260 students 203 appeared for the Board conducted examination while 57 students appeared for the School conducted examination.
In DPS Sharjah, out of a total of 407 students who appeared for the examination this year, 25 per cent of them have secured the milestone of 10 CGPA. Principal of DPS Sharjah Vandana Marwaha said: "58 per cent of the students have scored a CGPA of 9 and above which in itself is a stupendous achievement, the school average CGPA being 9 with a 100 per cent pass percentage."
GEMS Our Own English High School, Dubai, has secured 100 per cent pass in the CBSE Class 10 examinations. Of the 531 students who appeared for the examination, 126 students (24 per cent) scored a CGPA of 10, showing an increase of 5.4 per cent when compared to the previous year. A total of 196 students scored more than 90 per cent marks.  While 469 students scored 70 per cent and above, 99.6 per cent of students got above 60 per cent.
Vice-principal of Abu Dhabi Indian School, Abu Dhabi Ravindranath Tataa said that out of the 494 students who appeared for the exam, 98 students scored a perfect 10 CGPA and 139 students scored a CGPA of 9.  "About 81.78 per cent of the students who attempted the exams also scored 75 per cent and above," added Tataa.
Principal Fr. Arul Sekar of St Mary's Catholic High School said 43 students appeared for the exams, of which six students have scored 10 CGPA point. Amritha Gopakumar, Ashna Shahansha, Joslin Mariam John, Mary Sandra Saji are among some of the toppers.  
The students of The Central School, Dubai also had 100 per cent pass results. A total of 170 students appeared the AISSE exam, out of 67 student's secured 10 CGPA score, of which 33 are boys and 34 are girls.

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