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CBSE Topper Prize & Benefits For Class 10th & 12th

Securing a top rank in the board exams of the largest education board of our country – CBSE is a prestigious task. Students who top the CBSE Board examinations all over the country are given many CBSE Topper Prizes and Benefits along with the respect and validation. 

CBSE provides the CBSE Toppers List for Class 10 and 12 every year containing the names of the top scorers of the exam. The students who are able to get a rank in the CBSE Toppers List get various Prizes and Benefits from both Central as well as State Government.

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CBSE Toppers Prizes offered by Central Government for Class 10 & 12

As per a report of Hindustan Times,  the Education Ministry provided a sum of Rs. 1 lakh to 200 CBSE Class 12 topper in the year 2013. However, it is not confirmed that if this scheme is currently going on or not. 

These 200 toppers are divided equally among the streams, 50 students chosen from each science, humanities, commerce and vocational stream. 

Along with the Cash prize, CBSE class 10 topper and Class 12 toppers are also given preferences while admissions to colleges along with benefits in the fees and admission process.

INSPIRE Scheme for CBSE Toppers

INSPIRE is a scheme introduced by the Department of Science and Technology for the students who have topped CBSE Board and wish to pursue their higher education in the Science field. 

Under this scheme, DST offers about 10,000 scholarships every year to the students pursuing Natural Sciences in which they are given INR 80,000 annually for their higher education.

CBSE Toppers Prizes by State Government

Along with the central government, state governments also give prizes to the toppers of CBSE as well as their respective state boards. Many states have introduced either cash prizes or other prizes to the toppers of the board.

As per various reports, states like Haryana, Jharkhand, Delhi etc announced 1 lakh cash prize for the CBSE and their respective state board’s toppers. Also, Uttar Pradesh announced that laptops and 1 lakh cash prize will be awarded to the toppers. 

There is no clear update whether this scheme is currently going on or not. Similarly, almost all the states offer some awards to the CBSE Toppers.

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CBSE Toppers Benefits

Being the topper of the central board of our country is very beneficial in all the aspects of the student’s life. Some of the CBSE Topper’s Benefits are mentioned below:

  • First of all, the respect and validation a topper gets is unimaginable. Toppers are featured on different news channels and many big social media channels. This is how the fame the student gets is very huge as compared to any other prize.
  • Toppers are also given various awards and prizes from both the central and state government .
  • Along with the prizes, toppers are given various scholarships for their further studies and any other academic venture.
  • Many colleges of our country offer the toppers seat in their college without going through any long admission process.
  • Also, if the student wants to pursue their higher education from any foreign college, there the student who is remarked as the CBSE Topper is given priority over other students.

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