Mumbai school students tops disabled category for CBSE Class 10 exams
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 10 results are already out. Students from the disabled category came out in flying colours for their board exams. Many disabled students from Mumbai schools scored high marks and proved that disability is not a hindrance to success.
Varun Manoj Kumar is a student of Delhi Public School in Nerul. He has been blind since birth. But this teenager scored an 84% in his class 10 board exams! Varun admits that technology has been of immense help to him while learning. He also used to listen carefully to books that were read by his friends. This has helped him a lot. He hopes to pursue a career in Information Technology.
Yash Sumit Ranjit is a student of Rajhans Vidyalaya. He was diagnosed with Crigler-Najjar Type 1 which is a rare inherited disorder. He even had a liver transplant which left him with low immunity. He could not study for more than three hours at a stretch. But he has beaten all odds to score a 70.4%.
Bhavya Shah is a student of Gopi Birla Memorial. Bhavya has a rare condition in his retina. This makes his eyesight weaker in a course of time which will eventually make him blind. But this condition could not break his spirits. He scored a 93.4% in his class 10 board exams. He aspires to become a computer engineer, and has already begun preparing for JEE.