MP Class 10 board result 2018: Anamika Sadh, Harshwardhan Parmar top with 99%
The Madhya Pradesh Board for Secondary Education (MPBSE) announced the Class 10th and 12th Board results at 11.24am on May 14.Updated: May 14, 2018 13:05 IST
Two students, Anamika Sadh and Harshwardhan Parmar, have topped the Madhya Pradesh Board Class 10 examination with a score of 99%. The Madhya Pradesh Board for Secondary Education (MPBSE) announced the Class 10th and 12th Board results at 11.24am on May 14. Students can check their result at the official website mpbse.nic.in.
Students of Class 10th can directly check their results here.
Officials said the pass percentage of students in the Class 10 MP board exams was 66.54, the best in two decades, and that 69% girls cleared it against 64% boys. There were 83 girls and 58 boys on the merit list declared by the board.
This year, 16% more students were declared successful in the Class 10 exams as compared to last year when 49.9% of them cleared it. The reason for the better result could be the inclusion of the marks of the best of five subjects this year.
Class 10 students can directly check their result using their roll no and application no by clicking here.
Nearly 20,00,000 students, including 7,69,000 Class 12 candidates and 11,48,000 Class 10 examinees, wrote the exams conducted by the board. The Class 12 board exam started from March 1 and ended on April 3 and Class 10 exams were held from March 5 to March 31.
In a first, the board introduced several measures, including separate question papers and formatted laptops and tablets, for disabled students in the state to help write their answers. They were also provided an extra time of one hour, a gap of at least three days between two papers and separate timetable.
To check use of unfair means the board asked the heads of all exam centres to book students caught using unfair means for a criminal offence that entails an imprisonment up to three years and fine up to Rs 5,000.
Students were asked to take off their shoes and girls had to remove their jewellery at centres marked as sensitive. Teachers at the exam centres were also barred from using mobile phones, tablets and any kind of electronic device.
In 2017, the pass percentage of Class 10 was 49.9 (51.46 for girls and 48.5 for boys) and that of Class 12 was 67.8 -72.3% girls and 64.1% boys.