Hours within the announcement of CBSE Class XII results on Saturday morning, Sukriti Gupta, a student from Delhi was known to have topped the board exams with 99.4 percent.
Social media is abuzz with complaints against the "tough" math paper for Class 12 and as many as 240 petitions have been posted on Change.org platform
Girls recorded a pass percentage of 86.21 percent against the 75.80 percent for boys.
Our frenetic pursuit of academic success is harmful and futile. Given the crushing competition, the odds are that many of our children will fail – be it at topping their class or getting into that A-list college.