Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 3, 2018: Higher secondary examination topper girls dream for administrative service expressing their wish to endeavour for UPSC exams.
Science stream topper Selina Keisham said, “I will move forward for administrative service and become a successful administrator with education sector as my first service priority”. She said women discrimination begins at homes and the society can be changed only when women are respected and promoted.
Selina Keisham secured 482 out of 500. She is from Comet School, Imphal, and daughter of Keisham Sudhir Singh and Anandi Devi of Singjamei, Imphal. He father is a professor and her mother is a vendor at the local market.
Arts stream topper Ningthoujam Radharani Devi also aims for administrative service. “Manipur is filled with problems and I would like to contribute as a civil servant to bring a positive change in the state”, said Radharani. Her father is a retired Manipur Rifles personnel and her mother runs a tea and snack stall.
She studied at Enlighten Knowledge Hr Sec School, Imphal and daughter of N. Mohendro Singh and Bimola Devi of Lilong Chajing, Imphal West. She secured 449 out of 500.
The commerce topper was Sagar Acharya of Don Bosco Hr. Sec. School, Maram, Senapati district. He is the son of late Dharmendra Acharya and Tulasa Acharya of Kanglatombi, Imphal West. He secured 431 out of 500.
Sagar wants to become a charter accountant. “I want to make my mother and sister happy” he said.
His happy mother Tulsa Acharya who runs a Pan (betel) shop at the locality was excited at her son’s performance. When reporters asked her what would be offered to his son on his success, she answered she would cook what is available in the kitchen.
Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam declared the exam result on Thursday afternoon at the office of the Council of Higher Secondary School Education Manipur. The results are made available on the official website – http://manresults.nic.in/ .
The exams were conducted across 91 centres and a total of 28,020 candidates appeared for the same. The pass percentage is 67. 06 per cent. It was 68.01 per cent last year as against 65.22 per cent in 2016. A total 467 students got distinctions as against 281of last year.
Minister Radheshyam lauded the staff of the council for announcing the result in less than a month after the examination was conducted. He appealed the council staff to find out for any weakness crossed in the process of conducting the examination, so that they can conduct better in the next examination.