Belagavi: Mohammad Kaif Mulla, from Belagavi scored 624 out of 625 marks in the Karnataka Class 10 board exams and stood second in the state.
Unsatisfied for missing one mark in his Science exam to grab cent percent result, he sent his copy for revaluation after which he managed to get best possible marks in the exam and became the sole topper out of 13 lakh students in Karnataka.
Kaif told TwoCircles.net,
“After answering the papers, I confirmed all my written answers with my teachers, notebooks and model answer sheet. Fortunately, I found my all the answers were absolutely correct. Earlier, I got 624 (99.86%) marks but after re-evaluation, my result was as per my expectation.”
624 marks were insufficient for me because I expected more. I thank my parents, teachers&all relatives. I would like to tell my juniors to be focused&realise their dreams: Mohammad Kaif Mulla, topper of Karnataka State Board Class 10 exams. He scored 625 on 625 marks in the exam. pic.twitter.com/wVsI6NnOoL
— ANI (@ANI) June 10, 2018
The 15-year-old is a student from St Xavier High School, said, “I didn’t use mobile, TV or social media since 2017 April to achieve this.”
Kaif aspires to be a civil servant and plans to take up the Science stream in Class 11.
“When I will become a part of the policy-making frame, these marginalised child labourers will be my priority. I will do my best to provide proper education for them. Because only education only has the capacity to bring an individual out of the worst living conditions,” he further told the website.