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MP: Girls at forefront of Class 12 exams

Girls outperformed boys in the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education Class 12 examination results declared on Sunday. Girls have performed better than boys, recording a pass percentage of 69.42 against the 63.30% for boys.

bhopal Updated: May 11, 2015 22:11 IST
HT Correspondent

Girls outperformed boys in the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education Class 12 examination results declared on Sunday. Girls have performed better than boys, recording a pass percentage of 69.42 against the 63.30% for boys.

Overall, 65.94% students who wrote the exams in the regular category passed while 29.53% students in the private category managed to pass the exams, a slight rise over last year’s pass percentage of 65.88 and 30.33, respectively for the general and the private categories.

A total of 5,77,683 students had appeared as regular students while 1,74,913 appeared in private category at 3,722 examination centers across the state. Jyoti Vishnoi from Harda district scored 97% becoming the topper in the state.

She secured 488 out of 500 marks. Pratigya Thakur from Mandla, scored 478 and topped the humanities group. Rashi Soni from Ratlam topped in the commerce group with 477 marks.

Jitendra Patel, Afreen Hussain and Abhishek Singh topped in the agriculture, home science and science groups respectively. This year, government schools managed to record a pass result of 66.73% while 64.95% students from private schools passed the exams.

Results of 5,76,325 students, who had appeared in the regular category were declared, out of which 1,97,807 students passed the exam with first division.

Among the successful students, 1,63,606 secured second division and 18,627 passed with third division marks.

Another 90,081 students were given supplementary while the results of 1,328 students were withheld due to several reasons.

Results of 1,73,945 students, who had appeared as private students were declared out of the overall 1,74,913 private students.

The 9,903 students passed with first division while 32,104 secured second division and 9,340 got third division marks. The exams were conducted from March 2 to April 7.