The counselling sessions have been going on for several years now and this is the CBSE’s 17th session. The counsellors are trained experts from within and outside India and for this season around 54 experts from CBSE affiliated government and private schools and few psychologists will be available. Techniques to cope with result related anxiety have been posted on the website www.cbse.nic.in.
The long wait for Class X Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) results in the State came to an unexpected end on May 19th as the board announced the results for Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram regions. Several Bangalore-based schools that achieved 100 per cent passes were pleasantly surprised as the results were announced by the board without any intimation. CBSE, said that the results were announced early for the two regions that include Karnataka to help students get admissions into colleges and higher classes.
Scores of students in the city also bagged the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 10. However, statistics on the overall performance of students from Karnataka (which falls in the Chennai region) was not made available by the board. The CBSE, which follows a Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation, releases the results after considering the students’ scholastic and co-curricular performance in Class IX and Class X. Students have the option of taking school-based or board-based exam.
National Hill View Public School, Delhi Public School (DPS) and National Public School (NPS) Koramangala, achieved 100 per cent passes. An officer from Kendriya Vidalaya Sanghatan, who was tabulating the scores of the performance of the KV schools in the State, said that a majority of the Kendriya Vidyalayas had secured 100 per cent passes and a sizeable number of students had secured 10 CGPA.
Many students from CBSE schools in the city have delivered excelled results, scoring A1 grade and the maximum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 10 in the Class 10 results announced on Monday. Most schools had secured 100 per cent results. With marks being replaced with grades since 2010, the usual euphoria associated with results was missing. There were no “toppers” and the expectation, stress and anxiety levels among students, parents and school managements were minimal.
Schools such as Johnson Grammar School-Nacharam, Meridian School-Banjara Hills, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School-Jubilee Hills, Kendriya Vidyalayas secured 100 per cent results. Nearly 50 per cent students from Johnson Grammar School-Nacharam have secured A1 grades and 10 students got a CGPA of 10, school principal M. Bharathi Lakshmi said. Meridian School (Banjara Hills) principal D.Usha Reddy said 29 students had bagged a CGPA of 10, while 131 out of 166 students secured distinction. “The School has maintained its history 100 per cent results for the past 14 years,” she said. Meridian School (Madhapur) also secured excellent results in its second batch at the Boards with eight of 53 students secured a CGPA of 10.
As many as 52 students from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan School, Jubilee Hills, secured a CGPA of 10, 115 students got A1 grade and 64 got A2 grade. Most Kendriya Vidy-alayas in the Hyderabad region secured 100 per cent results.