Jamshedpur, July 15: Nivedita Paul from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Tatanagar has been crowned the East Singhbhum and Jamshedpur topper scoring 98.2 % marks. Nivedita bagged the second position in Kolhan along with DAV Noamundi student from West Singhbhum district Karuna Nidhi, just behind Ashish Kumar Singh of DAV NIT who scored 98.4 % marks. Other toppers in East Singhbhum district include-Deep Das from Valley View School, Deepanshu Sau of DAV Bistupur and Aditi Maiti of Sant Nandlal Smriti Vidya Mandir, Ghatsila were joint second in East Singhbhum district. Third spot in the district was bagged by Karuna Prabha of Vidya Bharti Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Telco with 97.6 % marks.
Rahul Mahato DAV Public School Bistupur was fifth in the list of city toppers scoring 97.4 % marks.
Nivedita Paul from Kendriya Vidyalaya Tatanagar has made her parents and the school proud by scoring 98.2 % marks and that to without tuitions. “I never took tuitions not even during exam time and was always believed that self study is always more productive where you maintain a rhythm in studies and fix a plan on how to study,” elated Nivedita said.
“I always asked my parents and teachers when in doubt. During normal days I used to study for 3 to 4 hours but the time was doubled one month before the exam,” said Nivedita, adding, “I want to complete my class 12 from Jamshedpur and then join Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore where I want to carry out research in computer science and aim of becoming Data Scientist.”
The topper has no interest in social media, mobile and games but Nivedita loves to sing and play harmonium. Nivedita’s father Sandeep Paul is Chief Radiologist at Tatanagar railway Hospital while mother Suparna Paul is a homemaker. Her younger sister studies in class 4. She gave credit for her success to parents, principal and school teachers. Continuing the tradition, students of DAV Public School, Bistupur again hogged the limelight with 17 students of the school scoring 95 % and above marks. Deepanshu Sau was declared the school topper and third city topper scoring 98 % marks in the CBSE class 10 exams. Principal of DAV Public School Bistupur, Pragya Singh seemed elated with the performance of school kids. “The school students have excelled and have put up a brilliant performance in this difficult time. The teachers have put in a lot of labour and gave extra classes to the students so that they can give their best, “said Singh.