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UP class 12 results out, girls outshine boys

india Updated: Jun 06, 2012 02:21 IST
Astha Saxena
Astha Saxena
Hindustan Times
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The Uttar Pradesh Board of High School and Intermediate Educations, declared the results for Class 12 examinations on Tuesday. This year, the overall pass percentage has increased by 6.61% in the district. Science students have managed to remain at the top by scoring highest percentage.

“The performance of the students is outstanding this year. The overall pass percentage is 88.61%, while last year it was 82% only. Students have made us proud by scoring well in the examination,” said Jyoti Prasad, District Inspector of School (DIOS).

The highest percentage in the state is 96.20% scored by two candidates — Abhilasha Yadhyasaini and Apurva Verma from Maharani Laxmi Bai Inter College, Barabanki.

Vishal Gupta, a science student of RK Inter College, Sadarpur has scored the highest percentage of 85.6%. Harendra from VATS Raj Inter College in Kalonda is the second topper.

“This year more than 100 students have scored above 75% in the examinations. Our teachers and the faculty also share the credit. They have put their heart and soul into teaching the students. They have to go the extra mile to improve and provide quality education to the students,” added Prasad.

14,601 students appeared in the board examinations, out of which 3,301 have got first division, 8,148 got second division and 1,489 students got third division. The highest percentage in Government Inter College (GIC) in Sector 12 is 77.7% scored by Manish Kumar, a science student.

“Last year, the highest percentage was 75%. Students have scored well this year. There were 161 students from our school who appeared for the board examinations, and 160 have passed. The pass percentage is 99.37%,” said Shri Sardar Singh, principal, GIC, Sector 12.

Similarly, in Girls Government Inter College (GGIC) in Badalpur, 133 students appeared in the examinations and 131 passed.

“The pass percentage in our school is 88.61%. The highest percentage in our school is 78% scored by Priyanka, a student from Humanities,” said Ritu Goel, principal, GGIC Badalpur.

The number of students who were unsuccessful this year are 1,331 and 282 students were absent.


‘Want to be an engineer’
Vishal Gupta, 17, is a science student of RK Inter College Sadarpur has topped the district by scoring 85.6%. For Gupta, who hails from Kalu Sarai, the feeling has not yet sunken. Scoring well was in his wish list, but being on top was never expected.

"I was quite surprised after the result. I was expecting a good result but when my teachers told me that I have topped in the district, it was an unbelievable moment for me," said a cheerful Gupta.

The district topper’s father is a labourer and mother is a housewife. Keen learner Gupta wants to pursue his career in Engineering.

"I want to become an engineer. I always believe in regular studying, but my parents and teachers have been my support throughout the examinations," said Vishal Gupta.

He loves playing cricket and listening to music in free time.