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CISCE ISC 12th Results 2022: Second on all-India merit list, Patiala girl is also a national-level shooter

She shares the top position in Punjab with Joy Jasmine Kaur from British Co-ed High School, Patiala, who also scored 99.50 per cent.

Written by Divya Goyal | Ludhiana |
Updated: July 25, 2022 10:39:32 am
ISC Results, CISCE, ISC 2022 results, ISCDhillon has not just proved her excellency in academics but she is also an accomplished sportsperson. (Graphics by Abhishek Mitra)

Yuvnoor Dhillon (18), a student of Yadavindra Public School (YPS), Patiala, secured second position in all India-merit list scoring 99.50 per cent marks, per the ISC class-12 results 2022 declared by CISCE board.

Dhillon has not just proved her excellency in academics but she is also an accomplished sportsperson.

A national-level rifle shooter, she had won a gold medal in state-level shooting championship in 2019 and was selected for nationals thereafter.

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The sports star has scored 99.50 per cent in the humanities stream. Placed at number two position in all-India merit list, and the highest scorer in Punjab, she says that her father Gurvinder Singh Dhillon, who is an advocate, has been her biggest inspiration. “My father has always motivated me at every level. He is my only inspiration,” said Dhillon, whose mother Jaspreet Kaur Dhillon is a homemaker.

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She scored a perfect 100/100 in mathematics and sociology, 99 in political science and physical education and 93 in psychology. “I only took tuition for mathematics. I was never expecting to be in the all-India merit list but just a decent score,” she said.

She is now preparing for the UPSC and judicial exams, and is aiming for admission in Panjab University, Chandigarh or the Army Institute of Law, Mohali.

“Instead of studying all at once just ahead of exams, I was very regular with daily revisions and studied for 2-3 hours every day. I also took breaks when I was tired and used social media as a stress buster,” she said. “I had to discontinue my shooting practice during exams but I will be resuming it now. I practise shooting at a private range in Patiala,” said Dhillon, a resident of New Officers Colony, Patiala.

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Joy Jasmine Kaur

She shares the top position in Punjab with Joy Jasmine Kaur from British Co-ed High School, Patiala, who also scored 99.50 per cent.

Kaur (18) is an avid orator and an active member of her school’s debate club. She scored a perfect hundred in mathematics and chemistry, 99 in English and physical education and 98 in physics.

Her father Jasbir Singh is a government employee and mother Narinderpal Kaur a homemaker. She now aims to pursue software or computer science engineering.

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“I feel it’s all about consistency and regular studies. You grasp a little every day, not all at once. Practise and revision is what matters for maths and physics,” she said. “I used WhatsApp but stopped using Instagram during exams,” she said.

“My mother is also a postgraduate in mathematics but she left her teaching job to raise me and my sister,” said Kaur.

“Due to Covid, studies had got irregular and everything was in a chaos so I took some private guidance but overall my school teachers played major role in preparing us for exams. Self-studies matter the most,” she said.

Ripanjeet Singh Toor, also from British Co-ed High School, Patiala, scored 99.25% marks in science (non-medical) stream, securing second position in Punjab and joint third in all-India merit list.

As per CISCE, the second rank has been shared by 58 candidates while 78 candidates share the third rank. Eighteen candidates shared the top rank with a score of 99.75 per cent.

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As per the data released by CISCE, 99.24% candidates from Punjab cleared the exams. A total of 3,018 candidates from 50 schools appeared from Punjab of which 1485 were boys and 1533 girls — 99.48% girls and 98.99% boys cleared the exams.

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First published on: 24-07-2022 at 08:25:48 pm

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