Uttarakhand UBSE results 2017: Aditya Ghildiyal tops Class 12; Aisha Class 10
Girls outshone boys in the Uttarakhand Board of School Education declared the results of Class 12 or intermediate and Class 10 or high school on Tuesdayeducation Updated: May 30, 2017 16:41 IST
Haldwani: Girls outperformed boys in both the Class 12 and Class 10 Uttarakhand UBSE Board exams, which were declared on Tuesday morning. The passing percentage of boys declined.
The Uttarakhand Board of School Education declared the results of Class 12 or intermediate and Class 10 or high school on Tuesday.
The overall passing percentage of Intermediate, Class 12, was 78.89%, a marginal increase of only 0.48% since last year. About 1.3 lakh students appeared for exams and only 10,3505 passed. Girls passed with a percentage of 82.07, an increase of 2.01% as compared to 2016. Boys did not do well, with just 75.56 clearing the exam, leading to a decline of 1.07% in the pass percentage when compared to the previous year.
High school, Class 10, was also swept away by girls. The total passing percentage was 73.67, 0.20% higher than last year. A total 1.5 lakh students appeared for the examination but only 11,0941 could qualify. Girls bagged 78.51 passing percentage, about 1.97% higher than 2016. At 68.76, the pass percentage of boys declined by 1.72%.
Board chairperson RK Kunwar, who announced the results in Ramnagar, said there was an increase of .48% in the intermediate pass percentage at 78.89 this year. He said 73.67% students cleared the high school exam, an increase of .20%.
This year 1,53,814 students wrote the high school exams and 1,33,417 students appeared in the Intermediate exams that were held from March 17 to April 10 at 1319 centres across the state.
Aditya Ghildiyal of Saraswati Vidhya Mandir Srikot Ganganali (SVMIC) in Pauri Garhwal topped the state in the intermediate exams by getting 475 marks out of 500 or 95%.
Akashdeep Vatsal of RLS Chauhan SVMIC Jaspur in US Nagar bagged the second position with 94.8% marks. Megha of SVMIC BHEL, Ranipur in Haridwar claimed the third rank. She obtained 94.2% marks.
In the high school exams, Aisha, studying in Gauri MPIC Vijay Nagar, Rudraprayag, topped with 98.4% marks. The second spot was claimed by Harsh Vardhan Verma of RLS Chauhan VMIC Jaspur in US Nagar. He scored 98.2%.
High School-10th was also swept away by girls. The total passing percentage was 73.67, 0.20% higher than last year. A total 150573 students appeared for the examination but only 110941 could qualify. Girls bagged 78.51 passing percentage, about 1.97% higher than 2016 followed by boys who passed with 68.76, decline in 1.72%.
Pithoragarh district reported highest passing percentage of 80.08 while lowest was reported in Almora-69.15%.
The state board examinations started on March 17 and concluded on April 10. There were 1,319 examination centres across the state. About 2,700 teachers were engaged in checking answer sheets of the intermediate exams and 2,841 for high school. The checking was done between April 17 to May 2.
Arvind Pandey, school education minister has congratulated all those who successfully cleared the examination but said efforts would be done to strengthen passing percentage in coming years.