The State Board of School Education in Kashmir on Monday declared the result of class 12th examination held in October last year, which lead to the pass percentage of 51.76% this year.
54 percent girl students qualified the examination as against 50 percent boys according to the figures. This year, the merit list of top 10 positions is a mixed bag of government as well as private school students.
48 students have been listed under the top 10 positions shared by 92 students in Science, Arts, Commerce.
Out of 69982 candidates enrolled for the examination, 36227 candidates have been declared as qualified.
Last year, the pass percentage was recorded as 61.44 as 33893 candidates out of 55163 had qualified the exams.
This year, it has been noticed that 37 percent boys and 45 percent of girls have passed the exams in arts while 58 percent of boys and 76 percent of girls have qualified it in the commerce stream.
The first ten positions in science stream have been shared by 44 students including 13 from government schools. Four students from government schools have shared the first three positions.
Governor’s advisor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, secretary school education department Ajit Kumar Sahu, and director school education Kashmir G N Itoo congratulated all the students, especially those from government schools, for their glittering performance.
BOSE chairperson Veena Pandita also congratulated all the students who qualified the exams.
“Those who could not make it this year should take it as an opportunity to improve their studies,” Pandita said in her message.