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HPBoSE HP 10th exam 2019: Hamirpur’s Atharv is Class-10 topper

HPBoSE chairman Suresh Kumar Soni said that a total 1.19 lakh students appeared for the examination of which 67,319 cleared and 6,395 got compartment. Girls outnumbered the pass percentage as 34,712 cleared the exam out of 53,388, whereas only 32,971 of total 57,352 boys passed the exam

education Updated: Apr 30, 2019 08:43 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
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Atharv Thakur of Geetanjali Public School, Dhaneta, Hamirpur district has topped the HP board examination by securing 98.71%.(HT)

The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBoSE) on Monday declared the result of Class 10 board examination, which were held from March 7 to March 20.

Atharv Thakur of Geetanjali Public School, Dhaneta, Hamirpur district has topped the HP board examination by securing 98.71%. Paras of Sarswati Vidya Mandir, Marhi, Mandi district; Dhruv Sharma of S Vidya Mandir, Namhol, Bilaspur district and Ridhi Sharma of Anglo Sanskrit School, Mandi, secured the second position by scoring 98.57%.

Kompal Zinta of Glory International School, Rohru and Sakshi of Geetanjali Public School, Dhaneta, stood third by securing 98.43% while Ruchira Singh of SVM Public School, Pragpur, and Mannat Rana of Bharti Vidyapeeth Public School, Baijnath, Kangra district, bagged the fourth position with 98.29%.

Kritika Thakur of Bharti Vidyapeeth School and Lokeshwari of Model Institute of Education, Devdhar Tihra, Mandi district stood fifth with 98% marks.

HPBoSE chairman Suresh Kumar Soni said that a total 1.19 lakh students appeared for the examination of which 67,319 cleared and 6,395 got compartment. Girls outnumbered the pass percentage as 34,712 cleared the exam out of 53,388, whereas only 32,971 of total 57,352 boys passed the exam. The total pass percentage was 60.79% which is 2.60% less than previous year’s 63.39%. The board chairman said that the low pass percentage was due to curb on mass copying.

“The first three positions in the merit list were held by boys and out of the top 39 students, there was only one student from a government school,” Soni said.

Soni said out of 39 students who made it to the top ten list, 28 are girls and 11 are boys. The pass percentage for girls is 64.33% and for boys it is 57.48%.

First Published: Apr 30, 2019 08:43 IST