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JKBOSE 10th results: Boys outshine girls

JKBOSE 10th results: Boys outshine girls
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Srinagar: Boys have outshined girls in 2018 annual class 10th exams the result for which was declared by the J&K Board of School Education (BOSE) on Saturday evening.
As per the official figures around 55472 students- 28636 boys and 26836 girls had appeared in the exams out of which 38939 students have qualified the exams with a pass percentage of 75.44 percent.
The pass percentage of boys is 76.41 percent and of girls is 74.40 percent.
Meanwhile, the JKBOSE figures state that this year 4430 students from government and private schools have qualified the exams with grade A1, 5730 with grade A2, 6442 and 7220 students have been awarded grade B1 and B2 respectively. Around 8355 students have qualified the exams with C1 grade and 6071 with C2 grade. 693 students have got grade D.
As many as 2907 students have been asked to improve their performance. “These students have qualified the exams in four out of five subjects,” a BOSE official said. As per the JKBOSE statistics around 13593 students have failed to qualify the class 10th exams.
Eight cases of unfair means were registered during the exams while as exams of 15 students has been canceled and eight students have been disqualified for one year and two students for two years.
The JKBOSE figures reveal that 83.99 percent students have qualified the English subject, 78.22 percent mathematics, 90 percent Hindi, 89 percent Urdu, 78.63 percent Science and 80.68 percent in social studies.
The exam for class 10th was held from 3rd week of October by JKBOSE for which JKBOSE had set up 539 exam centres for the students.
Chairperson JKBOSE Prof. VeenaPandita said that results have been declared within a record time which was possible with the efforts of the officers of the JKBOSE.
She said the results have shown significant improvement from last year. The overall pass percentage has increased from 62.94 percent to 75.44 percent this year.
“The pass percentage has improved by 17 percent as compared to last year. Last year the pass percentage of government schools was only 46.70 percent whereas this year it is 63.71 percent,” she said.
Meanwhile, Advisor to J&K Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganaie, Secretary School Education Ajeet Kumar Sahu, Director School Education Kashmir G N Itoo have congratulated the successful candidates.

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