Odia girl Amruta Behura brought laurels for the State by securing 99.8 percent marks in the CBSE Class-12 examination result of which was published last Friday.
Amruta, who studies at the Cambridge School, Noida in Uttar Pradesh hails from Odisha and is an ardent devotee of Lord Jagannath.
Her spectacular performance has put her on the list of toppers in the country who secured higher marks in the Board examination.
Speaking to OTV, Amruta minced no words in expressing her satisfaction over the achievement. “I have studied hard for this. During the lockdown when all classes were shut, I used to take online classes in the morning and study for my exams in the night,” she said.
“There were no fixed timings for my studies. However, I used to set a daily targets and tried to meet that,” said an elated Amruta.
In the midst of the wishes and congratulatory messages, she did not forget to thank her teachers and parents for supporting her all through. “It’s not just me, my teachers and parents have also toiled hard and encouraged me to go for the impossible.”
Finally Amruta thanked Lord Jagannath for blessing her with such success. “I am really happy and satisfied with my efforts,” she said.
Earlier last Friday, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the much-awaited results of the 2021 Class 12 Board examinations.
It is pertinent to mention here that a total of 99.37 percent of students passed the Class 12 exam. Among the passing students, 99.13 percent are boys and 99.67 percent are girls. The CBSE said that the pass percentage of girls in the board results is 0.54 percent over and above boys.