Bihar registered a pass percentage of 99.61% in the Class 12 examination conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). In Class 10, the state registered a pass percentage of 98.79%.
The CISCE declared its Class 10 (ICSE) and Class 12 (ISC) results on Friday.
In Class 10, girls of the state outperformed the boys by registering a pass percentage of 98.87%, as against the boys’ pass percentage of 98.74%. In Class 12, however, it was the boys, who, with a pass percentage of 99.63%, outshone the girls, whose pass percentage was recorded at 99.55%.
Altogether, 4,306 students, including 2,452 boys and 1,854 girls, appeared in the Class 10 examinations of CISCE, which were conducted from February 29 to March 31. In the Class 12 examinations, 762 students appeared from the state, which included 224 boys and 538 girls.
The number of unsuccessful students in Class 10 and 12 were 52 (31 boys and 21 girls) and 3 (one boy and two girls), respectively.
Based on the result provided by the CISCE, Shruti Priya of Mount Assisi School in Bhagalpur was the state topper of Class 12. A student of the science stream, Shruti secured 97.75%, which was calculated by taking her marks in English and best three subjects.
In Class 10, there was a tie for the top spot. By securing 98.4%, both Mohammad Taay Hannan and Vishisht Priyadarshi from St Xavier’s High School, Patna, were state toppers of Class 10.
The Class 10 examinations were conducted in 63 written subjects, comprising 22 Indian languages, 13 foreign languages and 1 classical language. The Class 12 examinations were conducted in 50 written subjects, comprising 15 Indian languages, six foreign languages and 1 classical language.
Additionally, 133 Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates, 64 Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates and 1341 Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates appeared in the Class 10 examination from the state securing a pass percentage of 98.5%, 96.88% and 99.33%, respectively.
In Class 12, 21 SC students, 28 ST students and 205 OBC students appeared and secured 100% pass percentage.