(Michigan): American Federation of Muslims of Indian
Origin (AFMI) has finalised the list of top ranking Muslim
students in India and has planned to felicitate them in December
this year. AFMI is awarding meritorious students since last more
than 15 years.
"Indian Muslim students continue to
break new records in academic achievement. This was revealed in
the new list of the American Federation of Muslims of Indian
Origin’s top scorers in the standards X and XII board exams from
across India", AFMI officials say in a press statement.
AFMI usually selects top five students from across India in each
category to be honoured at the main event of its Annual
International Convention and Gala Awards Ceremony. But this year
the percentages obtained by the students were so close that the
organization decided to expand the list of class X students to
"The students will be honoured at
the XIX Annual Convention of AFMI in Ahmedabad on Dec. 25-26,
2010", it says.
Another remarkable development is the number of girls among top
scorers. Seven out of the ten top scorers are girls in the
Standard X category.
Apart from the medals each student will receive a cash award and
in the case of need would be considered for further scholarships.
Top three scorers from each state will also get Gold, Silver, and
"The record breaking scores of India’s Muslim students, year after
year, reveal that AFMI’s 19 year old awards program has developed
a keen sense for academic excellence in the community", AFMI
AFMI has especially urged the NRIs
to attend its annual convention to encourage the budding scholars.
Those who are planning to attend the
function, can email AFMI's India office at
List of Std. X of 2010
1. Afshan Tabassum Saiyed D/c. Saiyed Yusuf Maharashtra, Pusad
2. S. Jasmin Tamilnadu, Tirunelveli 99.00%
3. Uruj Fatima New Delhi, Jamia Nagar 95.00%
4. Maaz Ahmed, S/o. Mumtaz Ahmed Juarkhan, Ranchi 95.00%
5. Faizan Ahmed, S/o Md. Maqsood Jharkhand, Ranchi 95.00%
6. Shahana Mol M.S., D/o M.A. Salim Kerala, Perumbavoor 95.00%
7. Aisha Siddiqui, D/o. Imad Siddiqui Madhya Pradesh, Satna 95.00%
8. Areeb Abdur Rahman Uttar Pradesh, Aligarh 95.00%
9. Tanvir Ali Khan, S/o. Liyakat Ali Khan Karnataka, Ramnagara
10. Momin Seema Mohd. Said Gujarat, Ahmedabad 94.92%
List of Std XII of 2010
1. Mohammed Afzal Tamilnadu, Coimbature 97.91%
2. Amber Afshan, D/o. Syed Zabiulla Karnataka, Belur 96.83%
3. Vali Abdulhussain Ali Asghar Maharashtra, Nagpur 96.17%
4. Faraz Khair S/o. Sahidul Khair Uttar Pradesh, Aligarh 96.16%
5. Farooqui Md. Abusaad Md. Yunusuddin Maharashtra, Nanded 95.60%