Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Students from GEMS CBSE curriculum schools in the UAE have scored outstanding results in the 2017 board exams for Grade 12 as they continue to raise the bar of academic excellence.

Central Board of Secondary Examinations (CBSE) Results

GEMS CBSE schools have upheld their impressive track record with an outstanding 99.9% pass rate in the board exams. Of the 1515 students who appeared for the exam, 295 scored above 90. 255 of the students scored between 85 and 90 and 1455 of students got above 60.

Overall results:

  • Science: AKASH KUNNATH MANI 98.0 (Our Own High School – Al Warqa’a)
  • Commerce: SMEET PRAKASHKUMAR SHAH 98.2 (Our Own English High School, Sharjah Boys)
  • Humanities: HYFA SUNIL AZEEZ 96.6 (Our Own English High School, Girls)

“We are extremely delighted that our boys did well and Congratulations to the entire Community of Teachers and Parents who made this possible. More specifically to Smeet Shah who has been working consistently to achieve the score of 98.2. The fact that 29 percent of our students scored more than 90 percent also is worth celebrating,” said Srivalsan Murugan, Principal & CEO – Our Own English High School Sharjah-Boys’ Branch

Michael Guzder, Vice Principal – Indian School, GEMS Education and Executive Principal, The Millennium School, “We congratulate all our pupils on the excellent Board results. They have once again proved their merit through hard work, commitment and dedication. We also thank our teaches who have invested into each student and put in long hours of preparation along with them.”

About GEMS Education:

GEMS Education is a pioneering education company. Through our schools, consulting practice and our charitable foundation we are advancing education for all. Every day in our schools around the world, we prepare thousands of children of all ages for real world success. We are a catalyst and delivery partner. We work with governments, donor agencies and private clients to improve education systems, and provide vital training for young people in an increasingly competitive world. Through the Varkey Foundation we campaign for, and support initiatives that change lives through education.