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Andhra Pradesh SSC or Class 10 exam results 2017: Nearly 92% students pass

Andhra Pradesh’s Board of Secondary Education declared the result of Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) on Saturday and said 91.92% students have cleared the Class 10 board examination.

Board exams 2017 Updated: May 12, 2017 10:55 IST
Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
Andhra Pradesh’s Board of Secondary Education declared the result of Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) on Saturday and said 91.92% students have cleared the Class 10 board examination.
Andhra Pradesh’s Board of Secondary Education declared the result of Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) on Saturday and said 91.92% students have cleared the Class 10 board examination.(Sonu Mehta/HT file)

Andhra Pradesh’s Board of Secondary Education declared the result of Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) on Saturday and said 91.92% students have cleared the Class 10 board examination.

The results were announced by state education minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao at Visakhapatnam and can be viewed on the board’s website: bse.ap.gov.in.

Rao said 6,22,538 regular students appeared for the exam, out of which 5,60,253 cleared the exam accounting for a pass percentage of 91.92, 2.60% less than the previous year’s pass percentage.

“As many as 3,14,471 boys appeared for the examinations, of which 2,82,909 boys (91.87%) cleared their examinations. Among the 2,95,031 girls, who took the examinations, 2,51,344, accounting for 91.97%, passed the examinations. Thus, the girls outperformed boys marginally,” the minister said.

Besides the regular students, around 13,000 students appeared for the exam privately of whom, 8,262 students passed the examination, he said.

Among the districts in the state, East Godavari district stood at the top with 97.97 pass percentage and Chittoor stood at the bottom with 80.55%. For the last two years, Kadapa was bagging the top rank.

Students from 11,143 schools appeared for the SSC examination in the state and as many as 4,102 registered 100% results. Only 2 private schools recorded zero percent result.

Rao said schools in Andhra Pradesh witnessed a record number of 18,225 students bagging 10/10 GPA (grade point average) for the first time.

“Last year, only 6,444 students managed to get the 10/10 GPA. So, this year it is almost three times. Again, East Godavari district topped the list in achieving this record with 2,826 students getting 10/10 GPA and Vizianagaram recorded the least number of 525 students,” he said.

The minister said private schools performed exceptionally well in the SSC exam with 97.26% of their students being declared as passed and government schools managed to get an average of 86%. However, residential schools did remarkably well with 96.37% clearing the exam, he said.

The advanced supplementary exam for failed candidates will be held from June 14 to 28 between 9.30am and 12.15pm. The last date for submitting the applications for the supplementary exam with a fee of Rs 1,000 is May 28.