Dubai-based students score 98.75% in Indian board exams


Students from UAE-based schools affiliated to the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) have trumped their Indian counterparts with a 100 per cent result. CISCE declared the results for Grade 10 and Grade 12 on Friday.

In the UAE, nearly 300 students of grade 10 appeared for the Indian Certificate for Secondary Examination (ICSE) from four schools and 120 students of grade 12 appeared for the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examination.

Gems Modern Academy, where 207 students took the Grade 10 exams, topped the ICSE results, securing a batch average of 88.4 per cent. JSS International School with a batch average of 88 per cent stood a close second.

Gems Modern Academy also topped the Grade 12 (ISC) examinations with a batch average of 88.3 per cent, an all-time high for the school. JSS was second once again with a batch average of 84.31 per cent.

Speaking to Gulf News following the result, Nargish Khambatta, Principal of Gems Modern Academy said: “Modern Academy aspires to provide a holistic education that moulds young people of substance. This is largely due to the commitment of the teachers and unstinting support of our parents. Our students are driven by the will to win, the desire to succeed and the urge to reach their full potential. Every one of our students manages to balance their academics and co-curricular commitment in a way that inspires us all.”

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