Despite being shunned by the society for being a dwarf, Padmavati Raghunath did not lose hope. This state-level chess player from Ramadurga in Belagavi district struggled and came out with flying colours by scoring 97.4 percent and topping the physically challenged category. The state topper in the blind students’ category, Abhiram Bhagavath K scored a whopping 99 percent and got full marks in Hindi. With a keen interest in science and hopes of being a doctor in the future, Disha Kumar from Kundapura did not let her multiple disabilities affect her studies and managed to secure 97.4 percent. She is also the topper in the category of students with multiple disabilities.