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Mumbai - The Somaiya School’s Class X student Kaashvi Kamath, is the CBSE class topper in the Mumbai and Pune region. Kaashvi’s revised score was a 99.6% aggregate in the best of five subjects. She scored a full 100 marks in Science, 99 marks in English and Literature, and 99 marks in Social Sciences post re-evaluation.

The Somaiya School was established in 2012 and in a short span if time, the school has produced two toppers in Mumbai. Earlier in 2018, it was Raashi Shah, who secured the first rank in Mumbai.

Kaashvi said: “I felt absolutely ecstatic when I saw my revaluation results. Now I have 3 perfect 100s in Math, Science and Hindi each. I had always expected to get higher and so I had put in for revaluation. I have now taken PCMB as I have immense love for both Biology & Math, and I will be trying for IIT Engineering. I know that this is not an easy path, but I firmly believe that no success ever comes easy. A quote that will always inspire me is my school's motto: ‘One who strives, achieves’. My parents supported me throughout and my teachers at The Somaiya School were always eager to solve my doubts. I couldn't have done this without them.”

Ms. Parveen Shaikh, Principal, The Somaiya School said: “I congratulate Kaashvi for her achievement. It makes me and all my teachers happy and proud. As an institution, we believe in creating a fair and stress-free learning environment. We believe all students can learn and we will continue to support them as best as we can. I wish Kaashvi the very best for her future endeavors.”

About Somaiya Vidyavihar:

Padma Bhushan Karamshi Jethabhai Somaiya founded Somaiya Vidyavihar an education trust in 1959, to provide quality holistic education. It was founded on the belief that, education is an important pillar of nation building with the power to change lives, and education must innovate to encourage holistic development of youth. It is known as much for its Science, Technology, Engineering, Management, Social Sciences and Commerce programs, as for its programs for academic studies in various faiths and cultures of India.

Somaiya Vidyavihar encompasses 35 institutions, with more than 39,000 students and 1,500 faculty. Its main campus is in Mumbai, but Somaiya Vidyavihar also operates six schools in rural India i.e. in Dahanu, Sakarwadi, Laxmiwadi, Kopargaon, Sameerwadi, Kutch, Bagalkot and Bhopal.

With over six decades of rich experience in building and managing educational institutes of great repute, Somaiya Vidyavihar has become a Private University in 2019, bringing all of its self-financing higher education institutions and the self-financing programmes at the undergraduate and post-graduate level under one umbrella. The University was enacted by an Act of the Maharashtra State Legislature, and approved by the University Grants Commission, Government of India.


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