Ranchi, July 8: Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) class 10 result was declared on Wednesday afternoon. Manish Kumar Katiyar of RES High School, Netarhat in Latehar district has topped Jharkhand. Resident of Sahebganj Manish scored 490 marks with 98%. Son of a farmer, Manish want to become an IAS officer. Talking about his success, Manish Katiyar says, “My father Devashish Bharti alias Kedar Mahato is a farmer and during free hours I help my father in farming. I studied seriously during the exam time and maintained a balance between studies and other activities”.
Eldest of three siblings, Manish’s sister is a class 9 student. He further said, “I stood either first or second in class 7 and 8 but my result slipped in class 9 after which I studied with more sincerity in class 10. Three months before the board exam I focused all my attention in studies. Mathematics and Science were strong but kept more focus on social science and Sanskrit and sat to studies on timely basis. After the exam I thought of getting in top 10 in the state but didn’t know I would become a state topper.” Topper wants to complete his class 12 from the same school.
Kundan Kumar, Ayush Kumar Hind and Siddharth Kumar also from RES High School, Netarhat bagged joint second spot in the state with 488 marks scoring 97.60 %. Two students Aditya Harsh and Jatin Raj were joint third in the state with 487 marks with 97.40 %.