LUCKNOW Prince Patel of Kanpur Nagar, who finished top in the UP Board High School exam with 586 out of 600 marks, is the son of a farmer. He got 97.67%. A student of Anubhav Inter College, Murlipur Rar of Kanpur district, Prince wants to join the Indian army and wants to go through the National Defense Academy (NDA).
Pleased with his achievement, Prince said: “I was expecting a place on the merit list, but I never thought I would be top of the jury’s review. It’s like a dream come true. My parents are very happy. The congratulatory messages are pouring in and my cell phone is constantly ringing.
Prince said the number of hours studied didn’t matter. You have to stay focused while studying.
An avid cricket fan, Prince said: “In addition to studies, it is equally important for young people to play sports as it brings a lot of positive energy. Sport teaches team spirit.
While her father Ajay Kumar is a farmer, her mother Shivkanti Devi is a housewife. His head teacher, Ramesh Chandra Verma, said Prince brought laurels to the school.
Prince never missed a class at his school, took notes on his own, and never took any lessons or coaching.
Moradabad’s daughter, Sanskriti Thakur (15), co-winner of the UP Board High School Examination scored 585 out of 600. She scored 97.5%. She wants to become an IAS officer and dreams of becoming the country’s prime minister at some point.
“I expected to be at the top of the jury’s examination. I missed the coveted position of a mark. I can’t help but be happy to have finished second in the UP Board High School Examination,” Sanskriti, a student from Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Moradabad, said over the phone.
She scored 100 in English, 99 in math and science, 98 in Hindi, 95 in social studies and 94 in drawing.
Sanskriti had recently participated in a mock parliament held at her school where she was chosen as prime minister. “Since then, I started dreaming of becoming the country’s prime minister after finishing my professional career. As the country’s prime minister, I would like to address poverty and illiteracy. If these problems can be solved, no one will can prevent India from becoming a superpower,” she said.
His elder sister, Simran Rana, said Sanskriti was a bright kid from his early days. “We were sure she would bring laurels to the family,” Rana said. Sanskriti’s mother, Neetu Singh, was a schoolteacher and her father died almost ten years ago when she was barely 5 years old.
Daughter of a truck driver, Kiran Kushwaha from Shivaji Inter College, Arra from Kanpur district scored 97.50% to jointly win second place in the merit list with 97.50%. She scored 95 in Hindi, 99 in English and Maths, 97 in Science and Social Studies, and 98 in Drawing. After graduation, she wants to become an IAS officer by cracking the UPSC. “More than me, my family was convinced that I would be in the top ten on the merit list. Happy to be second as my brother and other family members were thrilled,” she said. His uncle is a vegetable seller.
Kannauj’s Aniket Sharma, who was third in the state with 97.33% marks, also dreams of becoming an IAS officer,
He is a student at Saraswati Vidya Mandir Inter College, Tirwa in Kannauj. As soon as the council released the results on Saturday afternoon, the celebrations began in Kannauj.
His parents and two younger brothers gave him sweets. The school administration honored him for his achievement.
The UP board declared the results of the high school (class 10) exams on Saturday. Twenty-seven students were among the top 10, including 8 boys and 21 girls.