Bengaluru, June 9: Mohammad Kaif Mulla, topper of the Karnataka State Board Class 10 exams initially scored 624 on 625. Dissatisfied with one mark reduction in Science subject, he applied for a reevaluation. Turned out, he scored 625 out of 625. After re-evaluating his paper, the board declared that Kaif scored 100 per cent marks in all the subjects.

Kaif told that he had confirmed all his answers with his teachers and learned that all his answers were correct. As a result, he applied for a reevaluation. He also told the website, that if he ever got a chance to be a part of the policy-making decision, he would make decision keeping in mind marginalized child laborers and would make them his priority. He added that he would provide them with proper education.

Kaif dreams of becoming a civil servant and has decided to take up science stream in Class 11. His parents work as Urdu and Kannada teachers at government schools.

Another student named Rajan scored 100 per cent in all the subjects in Karnataka State Board Class 10 exams, without any guides or help from tuitions. He told a newspaper that he had devoted six hours to every subject daily. Rajan’s dad works as a tiles merchant and mother is a homemaker.