Girls performed better than boys in the Class 12 board examination, results of which were declared by Haryana’s Board of School Education (HBSE) on Thursday.
Officials said the pass percentage of girls at 73.4 was way better than the 57.58% of boys, who cleared the exam. Last year, 70.77% girls and 55.79% boys passed. They added 65.4% of the nearly 2 lakh students, who appeared for the exam this year, were successful as compared to last year’s 62.40%.
Government-run schools also improved their result compared to that of private schools. The pass percentage of government schools was 66 as compared to 63 of private schools.
Harish Sharma of Vivekanand School in Kosli village of Rewari district topped the state with 491 marks in the science stream followed by Vinit of Saraswati Vidya Mandir of Sonepat’s Butana village with 489 marks. Priti of Bhiwani’s Saraswati Vidya Vihar and Sudha of Jivan Jyoti School in Mandhola village of Rewari got 488 marks.
In the commerce stream, Urvashi of Vijeta Public School in Karnal topped the state with 490 marks followed by Neha of Jind’s Gopal Vidya Mandir, Avinash of a government school in Kalanwali village in Sirsa and Swati of Vaish School in Charkhi Dadri secured the second position with 486 marks. The third position was bagged by Riya of Gopal Vidya Mandir in Jind with 485 marks.
Smile of Arohi Model School of Fatehabad’s Jalopur village and Kusum of St Vivekanand Vidyapeeth of Purkhas village in Fatehabad bagged the first position with 483 marks in arts stream.
The second position was bagged by Ritu of SD Girls school at Narwana in Jind and Komal of Raja Ram Memorial School in Sultanpur, Gurugram, with 481 marks. Harprit Singh of Sir Chhotu Ram School in Sirsa’s Ellenabad stood third with 480 marks.