Budgam: Recording 96.59 pass percentage in the recently declared class X examinations, the Government High School Poshker stands tall among government schools in Budgam.
Of the total of 88 students who had appeared for the exam, 20 secured distinctions and 24 students passed the examinations with first division.
Mohammad Dawood, the topper from the school with 95.2 per cent said, “I used to study for at least seven-eight hours a day. With positive cooperation from teachers and parents, I was able to achieve this feat. I would like to study medicine after class 12.”
For the parents of the students, it was a moment to rejoice.
“I look back at the time when most of the schools refused to admit him in schools. We feel proud in seeing our child successfully complete all his grades without any repeat,” a mother of a student said.
Owais another student said that he wants to pursue aerospace engineering.
“One must be focused on what they want in life,” he said.
The schools, meanwhile, faced a tough time in accessing the results online due to a heavy traffic. For over two hours, the site was jammed and parents, teachers ended up pacifying the panicked students. Headmaster of the school Abdul Majeed Parray told Kashmir Reader that the dedication of whole staff, free atmosphere in school and discipline made the school achieve heights.
He added that the school has been getting more than 90% results for the last ten years.
“I won’t say that it is my individual effort but behind the success of school it is the collective effort of teachers and students as well,” Parray said.
He advised students not to remain confined to text books “but explore the knowledge of universe as well.