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Girls top UP Class 12 exams

Two girls from the same college jointly topped the Class 12 exams of the Uttar Pradesh Intermediate Board, results of which were announced today. Girls outperformed the boys by a margin of over 10%.

india Updated: Jun 05, 2012 21:48 IST

Two girls from the same college jointly topped the Class 12 exams of the Uttar Pradesh Intermediate Board, results of which were announced Tuesday. Girls outperformed the boys by a margin of over 10%.


Overall 95.52% girls passed the exams while the pass perecentage of boys was 84.73%.

According to board officials, two girls - Abhilasha Yagya Saini and Apoorva Verma - students of Maharani Laxmi Bai Memorial College in Barabanki, 30 km from Allahabad, scored 96.20% and stood the joint first.

The overall pass%age this year was 89.40, officials told IANS. Ashutosh Singh of Lucknow scored 89.40% and stood third in the merit list.

A total of 27,82,790 students appeared for the intermediate exams this year - 64,000 more than last year.