Kolkata: A number of schools in the city performed well in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII examination, the results of which were announced on Saturday. Devansh Chandak of Birla High School is the probable topper from the state with 99 percent marks. Devansh has scored 99 percent marks in all the subjects and in Chemistry he secured 100 percent. “I had shifted to Birla High School in Class XI as my family members advised me that pursuing CBSE stream will give me an edge in Joint Entrance Examination. I am grateful to my teachers who have always been very kind to me and extended all help even beyond school hours. In my opinion, if somebody has a clear-cut vision in front of him, he can scale any heights,” Devansh said. He also thanked La Martiniere School from where he had studied till Class X and claimed that his foundation in studies have developed due to the teachers of that school. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsDelhi Public School Ruby Park has also performed very well with Tanishka Gupta bagging 98.6 percent marks in Commerce with an aggregate of 493 out of 500. Ashmita Ghosh topped in Science securing 96.8 percent.Soham Sarangi of DAV Public School in Kharagpur secured 97.6 percent marks. He will pursue higher studies at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru where he has already got admission. South Point High School’s Abhishek Pal secured 96.6 percent in Science stream with 483 marks out of 500. A total of 11,86,306 candidates had registered for the Class XII examination that were held at 4,138 centres in India and 71 centres outside the country.