The results of Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) Examination 2014 for Class 10th, conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) are declared. The results were declared at 3 pm on Wednesday (May 21).
Anirban Mukherjee, student of Chanda Devi Saraf (CDS) School, topped in Nagpur Division by scoring 94 percent marks.
Sanjana Singh of Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) High School bagged the second slot with 93.8 percent marks.
Arka Mitra, also student of Seventh Day Adventist High School, reached the third rank by pocketing 93.2 percent marks.
Other students who brought laurels to Chanda Devi Saraf School by standing in the merit list are Saikiran Khamgaonkar with 91.4 percent marks, Ishani Chanchani with 91 percent marks, Samiksha Verulkar (90.4 percent), Aditya Biniwale (90.2 percent) Sakshi Deshmukh (90.2 percent) and Jigisha Nagrare with 90 percent marks.
Apart from these meritorious students, the Chanda Devi Saraf School itself scored a point by achieving 100 percent result. The Principal Kenneth Mendonca, Director Nishaji Saraf and the entire CDS staff congratulated the students for their outstanding achievement in ICSE Examination 2014 for Class 10th.
Similarly, apart from Sanjana Singh and Arka Mitra who bagged the Second and Third slot, other students of Seventh Day Adventist High School who figured in the top ten students in the list include Shweta Bande (92.4 percent), Arya Gajendra (89 percent), Keshin Mehta (88 percent), Shobhit Pachauri (85.8 percent), Aman Thakur (85 percent), Amijeet Thakur (84.8 percent), Pratik Dhabarde (84.6 percent) and Pratik Parate with 83 percent.
Seventh Day Adventist High School also achieved 100 percent result.
MSB Educational Institute, Wardhaman Nagar also posted a 100 percent result in the ICSE Class 10th 2014 Examination. The students who shined are Zainab Mustafa Vali (91 percent), Khadija Ahmed Bahrainwala (90 percent), Nisreen Mohammed Turkey and Adnan Shoeb Husain who scored 86 percent marks.
When Nagpur Today contacted the topper Anirban Mukherjee for his comments on his superlative feat, he said, “I am feeling very happy. I give the credit of my success to my parents who always supported me in my studies and according to their wish and my dream, I want become a doctor.” Besides school studies, Anirban used to put in about 7-8 hours daily on self study. Anirban’s father is a cost accountant and mother is a house-maker.
Kenneth Mendonza, Principal, CDS School, speaking with Nagpur Today on the successful result of the school, said, “Students worked very hard. We used to have a study group in the school and also extra classes were a regular feature. I am very happy with the success of the students.”
S K Khandangle, Principal, Seventh Day Adventist School, speaking with Nagpur Today said, “I am very happy with the results. But I think more needed to be done to improve the individual performance of the students. The teachers worked hard and facilitated in taking and solving test papers. Extra classes were also held for the students in order to prepare them for the important examination,” he added.
Dr Raziya Hussain, Principal of MSB Educational Institute, Wardhaman Nagar, said, “Our this year’s results are much better than last year. Teachers have put up lot of efforts and ensured the students come out with flying colours. We did not promote tuitions in our school. Instead, we provided in-house teaching and extra classes so that confidence of students remained high.”
The candidates can view their results using their roll numbers by visiting the website: http://www.cisce.org/ or can also get the results straight on their mobiles via SMS service. To subscribe for results, candidates may send the key words — ICSE 1234567 (Seven Digit Unique ID) to the following numbers: 09248082883/ 51818/ 56263/58888/5676750.
The 2014 ICSE Class 10th examinations were held from March 3 to March 29 2014 at 2,500 centers in English medium only, and the answer papers were assessed in by and large 650 centralised centers.
The written examination is conducted in 23 Indian languages while remaining are foreign languages to make a total of 64 subjects. The Board has set criteria that students appearing for ICSE examination for Class 10 need to get through in minimum of 6 subjects. Among the 6 subjects, candidates must pass in English, any Second Language and History, Civics, Geography (mandatory subjects) and any 3 optional subjects in order to get pass and promotion certificate from ICSE Board.
School and regular students take the exam only, while private candidates are not eligible to appear for this examination.
Principals can download the result tabulation by logging into the ‘Careers’ portal of the Council by using the Principal’s login ID and Password. The tabulation is also available on the registered email IDs of the schools. Schools may also approach the helpdesk at 022-67226106 for obtaining an additional copy of the tabulation through email.
The evaluation process for a substantial part of the ICSE exam has been done online this year in order to make the examination and evaluation processes transparent, accurate and time saving for the education authorities.