Dharamshala: Girls bagged 13 positions among the top 15 candidates in the class X exam results declared by the Himachal Pradesh School Education Board on Friday.
Rishika from the Sarkaghat in Mandi district topped the class X exam scoring 674/700 marks.
Other toppers are:
Sunidhi Sharma from Government Senior Secondary School at Bharwain, Una, stood second scoring 673 marks
Neha Kumari of Government Senior Secondary School at Bharwain, Una, was third scoring 672
Naiancy Singh from Hillock Model School Dadaur Mani, fourth scoring 667
Salil SVM (boys) Senior Secondary School Roura, Bilaspur, fifth scoring 665
Sakshi Sharma from Little Angel Public School at Hamirpur was sixth scoring 664
Gitesh Gupta MSC Senior Secondary School at Sujanpur Tihra (Hamirpur), Vishakha Dhatwala Nav Bharat Public School at Kotla (Hamirpur), Yamini Thakur form Divya Adarsh Vidya Public Senior Secondary School and Swati Sharma Little Angel Public School (Hamirpur) all jointly at seventh spot scoring 661;
Sudhi Kaushal from SV Niketan High School Batwar, Kangra, eighth scoring 660,
Shivani Thakur from TR DAV Public School Kangoo, Hamirpur, stood ninth scoring 659;
Kanika Sharma from Saraswati Vidya Mandir School Mandi and Anuradha from Divya Adarsh Public Senior Secondary School Bhota, Hamirpur, stood jointly at tenth position.
Out of the 1,34,025 students appearing in the exam, 70,804 were boys and 63,224 girls. The pass percentage this time was 63.41% and 24,123 students were placed under compartment.