Maharashtra recorded a success rate of 86.60% (fresh candidates only) in the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination results announced on Wednesday. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education released the results statistics around 12 noon and will announce the results online at 1 pm for students.
Mumbai division including Thane, Raigad and Palghar had 86.08% passing in the exam. Among the 2.99 lakh students that had appeared for the exam in the division, 2.57 lakh students cleared. While, out of 13.1 lakh students who had appeared for the exam, 11.4 lakh passed throughout the state.
Konkan division stood first among all the nine divisions with a success rate of 93.29%, followed by Kolhapur (88.10%), Pune (87.26%), Aurangabad (87.80%), Nagpur (86.35%), Latur (86.28%). Mumbai came in seventh. Nashik division registered the lowest result at 83.99%.
This year, once again girls have outshined boys in the result. Original mark sheets will be distributed to students in their respective junior colleges on June 3. Meanwhile, students can take a print-out of their online result. The exams were held from February 18 to March 28.
to access your results on the official website.
Steps to check results:
Click on ‘HSC Examination Result March 2016’ to go to the log-in page.
Log in with your roll number and mothers first name to see your result on the screen.
Click here to go directly to the log-in page.
From this year, students can apply for verification of marks from May 26 to June 4. Students can also apply for photocopies of their answer sheets by paying a minimal fee. For re-evaluation of answer sheets, students should submit the photocopy of the answer sheet along with an application within four days of receiving the photocopy.
Students who have passed in all the subjects can retake the HSC exam under the Class Improvement Scheme. For those who fail to clear the exams this year, a supplementary exam will be conducted in July-August instead of September-October.
During the exam, question papers of the HSC book keeping and accountancy paper held on March 4, was leaked on social media, nearly 30 minutes before the paper was distributed to the examinees. But the board refused to conduct a re-exam claiming the paper did not reach a large number of students. Science students are anxious about their performance in physics as they found the paper tough to crack.