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UP Board results: In Hindi heartland, about 30% students fail in Hindi

In 2016, 95.67% intermediate and 82.25% high school students passed the Hindi examination

lucknow Updated: Jun 11, 2017 14:59 IST
Kenneth John
Kenneth John
Hindustan Times, Allahabad
UP Board,Uttar Pradesh,Hindi
As against Hindi, Bangla subject witnessed 100% results in the UP Board examination.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

In Hindi heartland, 81% examinees passed in Hindi subject in high school examinations of UP Board while 89% succeeded in the mother tongue in Intermediate examinations as against 100% results in Bangla subject in high school and other languages including Sindhi, Malyalam, Nepali, and Bangla in Intermediate examinations.

According to the results of the Board declared on Friday, in high school out of 36 subjects, Hindi subject had 81.28% examinees pass the same while in the pass percentage in elementary Hindi subject was 84.33 %. However, Bangla subject witnessed 100% results in the same examination while other subjects with comparatively better results that Hindi include Urdu (87.78%), Punjabi (85.71%), Pali (99.58%), Arabic (93.18%), Music – vocals (89.58%), Music – instrumental (89.51%), Drawing (88.85%), Home Science (91.21%), Stitching (87.17%) and Computer (89.92%).

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The results further revealed that in Intermediate examination, students secured 89.04% in Hindi while in elementary Hindi the pass percentage was 92.96% as against 100% results in Bangla, Sindhi, Malyalam, and Nepali subjects in the same exam. Other subjects that registered better results in comparison to Hindi included Urdu (92.62%), Punjabi (98.85%), Arabic (97.41%), Psychology (89.56%), Education (89.63%), Home science (91.01%), Economics (90.79%), Music – Vocals (96.18%), Music – Instrumental (95.14%), Drawing (96.34%), Accounts (96.34%), Business organization (97.04%), etc.

With Uttar Pradesh being situated in the heart of Hindi heartland and the language being the mother tongue of majority of the examinees, in 2016 Intermediate examination in Hindi subject 95.67% results was witnessed while in High School 82.25% was the pass percentage.

First Published: Jun 11, 2017 14:59 IST