SRINAGAR The Class X results on Saturday threw up more than one surprise with south Kashmir districts faring better than others and boys outperforming girls, a marked shift from previous batches.
More than 75 percent students were declared successful in the annual examinations, the result of which were declared by J&K BOSE on Saturday.
The overall pass percentage rose to 75.44 percent from 62.94 percent last year, registering nearly 13 percent increase.
Chairperson JKBOSE Prof Veena Pandita said that a total of 55472, 28636 among them boys, had appeared in the examination out of which 41846 students have passed the examination.
38939 students have qualified the examinations while 2907 have remarks of qualified but to improve while 13593 students have failed.
Regarding the 75.44 pass percentage, 76.41% are boys and 74.40% girls, a senior officer of the JKBOSE said.
4430 students have scored grade A1, 5730 (A2), 6442 (B1), 7220 (B2), 8355 (C1), 6071 (c2) while 693 have D grade.
Among the districts, Pulwama stands out in overall pass percentage at 84.50%, followed by Shopian at 83%, Srinagar at 81.90%, Kulgam 80.50%, Anantnag 78%, Baramulla 74.84%, Ganderbal 73.16%, Budgam 72.79%, Kupwara 62.92% and Bandipora 62.26%.
The Government Schools have recorded an impressive pass percentage of 63.71 with 16621 students out of 26089 having qualified the examination from these schools against the pass percentage of 46.70 last year.
As per the result analysis provided by JKBOSE, government schools have shown an inspiring improvement of 17.01% in the results this year as compared to last year while the private schools have shown an improvement of 1.90%.
Among the Government schools, Pulwama has again taken the lead with the government schools of the district recording a pass percentage of 76.94 followed by Kulgam at 74.96%, Shopian at 74.67%, Anantnag at 67.93%, Srinagar 65.52%, Baramulla 64.27%, Budgam 63.38%, Ganderbal 62.62%, Bandipora 58.14% and Kupwara 54.01%.
Meanwhile, Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Secretary School Education,Ajeet Kumar Sahu, Chairperson JKBOSE Prof Veena Pandita, Director School Education Kashmir, Dr GN Itoo and other senior officers of the Department have congratulated the successful candidates and also appreciated the efforts of the teachers working in the Department for their sincere efforts resulting in remarkable increase in the pass percentage of Government schools.
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