New Delhi, May 27: The CBSE 12th Result 2018 was declared yesterday and it was a proud moment for Prince Kumar and his family as the boy topped the Class 12th Science examination by scoring 97 per cent in the board examination. Prince, son of a DTC bus driver topped the Class 12 board examination this year in the science stream by scoring a perfect 100 in Mathematics, 99 in Economics and a 98 in Chemistry. Also Read - CISCE Board Exams 2021 Postponed: Here’s What Students in Delhi Must Know

Delhi education minister Manish Sisodia met Prince Kumar and congratulated him for the stupendous result. Later, Sisodia also tweeted about the same and also spoke how government schools had given better results this time. At least 168 government schools achieved 100 per cent results. Moreover, 638 government schools achieved the 90 per cent results compared to 554 schools last year. Also Read - CBSE Board Exam 2021: Notification Regarding Internal Assessment of Class 10 and Class 12 | Important Details Here

As per a DNA report, CBSE officials said that government-aided schools registered a pass percentage of 84.48 per cent while government schools had a pass percentage of 84.39. Both Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and Kendriya Vidyalaya registered a pass percentage of 97.07 and 97.78 per cent respectively.

Sisodia also congratulated Prachi Prakash, another Class 12 student who topped the commerce stream by scoring 96.2 per cent. Prachi who too is a student of a government school in Delhi comes from a humble background just like Prince Kumar. Prachi’s father works as a small private company executive. He also congratulated Chitra Kaushik, Delhi Police assistant sub-inspector’s daughter and a student of another government school in Delhi who topped in the arts stream with 95.6 per cent.

The CBSE 12th Result 2018 was declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) yesterday and saw  students scoring well. The overall pass percentage was recorded at 83.01 per cent. Students from Haryana state too performed well. Over 300 students scored above 90 per cent in Haryana’s Jind district.