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Prison inmates excel in 2016 UP board examinations

A total of 269 prisoners, including 255 males and 14 females, from 40 prisons across the state registered for the UP board Class 10 and 12 examinations out of which 215 males and 9 females wrote the papers.

Board exams 2016 Updated: May 16, 2016 12:49 IST
HT Correspondent
Director of Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad, Amarnath Verma, declares the results of Class 10 and Class 12 examinations in Allahabad.
Director of Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad, Amarnath Verma, declares the results of Class 10 and Class 12 examinations in Allahabad. (Anil Kumar Maurya/HT photo)

A total of 205 prisoners, including 197 males and 8 females, were declared successful on Sunday in Class 10 and Class 12 examinations conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Board of High School and Intermediate Education.

A total of 269 prisoners, including 255 males and 14 females, from 40 prisons across the state registered for the examinations out of which 215 males and 9 females wrote the papers.

In the high school examination, 105 inmates appeared among which 100, including 98 males and two females, cleared it to register a pass percentage of 95.24.

A total of 119 inmates, including 112 males and 7 females, appeared for the intermediate examination, and 99 males and six females cleared it. The inmates secured 88.24% result.

Read more: UP board 2016 Class 10 and Class 12 results out, check list of toppers

Bareilly jail witnessed a maximum of 28 inmates appearing in the high school examination and 27 in intermediate examination. The second highest count of prisoners appearing in the examinations was from Ghaziabad jail with 12 appearing for high school and 13 for intermediate.

Lucknow jail had the third highest count of 11 inmates appearing in high school and 10 in intermediate examinations. All the inmates in Ghaziabad and Lucknow jails cleared the exams.