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Maha SSC results; girls outshine boys again

mumbai Updated: Jun 17, 2010 15:54 IST

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Like in HSC exams, Maharashtra girls students have again fared better than boys at the SSC exam, results of which were declared today.

The passing percentage of girls is 85, compared to boys' 82.44. The overall pass percentage in the state is
83.26. Mumbai division is on top in the list of eight SSC board divisions in the state.

About 16.2 lakh SSC students, including 3.5 lakh from Mumbai, appeared for the exam in eight divisions -- Pune,
Nagpur, Aurangabad, Mumbai, Kolhapur, Amravati, Nashik and Latur -- in Maharashtra, in March this year.

The results have been prepared on the basis of the ‘best-of-five’ policy. It means that students will get the
best five scores and the percentage along with the score in the sixth subject.

However, the admission process is not expected to begin as per schedule because the the `best-of-five’ policy
has been challenged in court.

Mumbai division's passing percentage is 89.52 whereas Pune Division is close at 89.23 and Amravati third at 89.06.
Overall passing percentage of fresh candidates in the Maharashtra SSC board is 83.26.

Nashik division that topped the HSC exams earlier this year, scored a passing percentage of 87.99. Latur Division is
the lowest with 46.70.