NASHIK: Aditi Kiran Nehete, a student of St Lawrence school at Jalgaon, topped the Nashik division with 93.38 per cent in the secondary school certificate (SSC) examination conducted by the Maharashtra State Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (MSSHSEB) in March.
Nikita Mukund Gade, student of Silver Oak High School and Manasi Omprakash Deshmukh of Fravershi Academy stood second in the division, with both scoring 93.07 per cent. Both Gade and Deshmukh stood first in the district.
Both Madhusudan Muralidhar Kolhe, student of K C E Society's Madhyamik Vidyalay at Talgaon, and Ketaki Madan Palkhe of Smt Drampadibai Ramchandra Sheth Kanyashala at Amalner in Jalgaon district stood 3rd by scoring 92.92 per cent.
Aditi Nehate topped among girls. Nupur Sanjay Gosavi of late Smt Rangubai Junnare High School here topped among backward class students. Ansari Tuffail Ahmed Mohammad Sharif topped among the night school category students with 69.69 per cent. Surashree Rajendra Rahere topped among blind and physically handicapped students by scoring 87.69 per cent marks.
The Nashik division's total percentage is 77.47 per cent, an increase of 3.95 per cent over the last year. The district-wise break-up percentage is as such Nashik 74.45, Dhule 84.75, Jalgaon 76.93 and Nandurbar 80.78. The result percentage at the division has increased by 3.95 per cent last year it was 73.52 per cent.
The girls have outscored boys this year too. The passing percentage of girls is 80.01 per cent, whereas boys 75.54.
English (as 2nd/3rd language) recorded the lowest percentage of 72.33 per cent.