Girls outshone boys in the Class-10 examinations conducted by the Himachal Board of School Education (HPBoSE) by bagging top positions in the merit list.
The results for the examinations were declared on Thursday with an overall pass percentage of 66.88%. Results are available on HPBoSE’s website www.hpbose.org.
“A total 1,22,614 students appeared in the examination of which 81,304 passed and 16,616 got compartment,” HPBoSE secretary Vishal Sharma said.
Akshima Thakur of S Vidya Mandir School Ghumarwin, Bilaspur district, topped the merit list by scoring 98.57% marks, followed by Lakita Khidtta of Aradhna Public School, Rohru, Shimla and Ira Sharma of Holy Himalayan School, Chamba, scoring 98.29% each to bag the second position jointly.
Vishali of Little Flower Public School in Kangra district, Rakshita Verma from Trisungam Public School Rewalsar, Mandi, and Anchal Sharma of Vision Convent School Ghumarwin, Bilaspur, scored 98.14% to remain joint third.
The fourth position was bagged by Muskan Sehgal of Bharti Vidyapeeth Public School, Baijnath Kangra, and Shailza Sharma of Gurkul Public School, with 98% marks each.
Kamal Preet Singh of SVM School, Bilaspur, and Devesh Verma of Gurkul Public School, Amb Una, remained joint 5th by scoring 97.86%.
A total 40 students have made it to the top 10 list of which 30 are girls and 10 boys.