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HIGHLIGHTS: Maharashtra Class 10 results declared, 193 students score 100%

Mumbai city news: More than 17 lakh students, including 3.8 lakh from Mumbai division appeared for the exam held in March.

mumbai Updated: Jun 13, 2017 17:21 IST
Puja Pednekar
Puja Pednekar
Hindustan Times
Mumbai city news,MSBSHSE,Maharashtra board
Students in a Vashi school check their exam results (Bachchan Kumar)

The Maharashtra Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) will announce the Class 10, Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam results online today at 1pm.

Students will be able to view their marks on www.mahresult.nic.in.

More than 17 lakh students, including 3.8 lakh from Mumbai division, from 21,433 schools across Maharashtra, appeared for the exam held in March, earlier this year.

The SSC scores are important as these play a vital role in the first year junior college (Class 11) admissions.

Students celebrate after checking their SSC results at a Thane school. (Praful Gangurde)

4.55pm: Last year, 39 students had scored 100% in the SSC exams.

4.33pm: 15-year-old Shravani Dumbre from Kalyan scores 97%, says regular studies, revision helped.

4:15pm:

3.49pm: Students will receive their mark sheets on June 24 at 3 pm from the schools. From this year, the board has dropped the ‘fail’ tag from the mark sheets. Instead students scoring below passing marks will be categorised as eligible for re-exams or vocational education.

3:44pm: Pass percentage of students appearing for the exam as private candidates (failed in class 9 ) registered a 48.37% success rate, almost the same as last year.

3:35pm: Poor performance of students taking the exam for the first time has brought down scores. Their success rate fell to 88% this year, from 90.10% last year.

3.02pm: Overall results in Mumbai were also lower than last year. Majority of the students scored between 45% and 60%, while, 10, 157 students comprising of 3.2% of the total secured above 90%. Last year, 3.5% students scored above 90%

1.20pm: Aboli Borse, a student of Balmohan School, Dadar, scored 100% due to 19 marks in the cultural category-she had appeared for the kathak exam from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Vidyalaya and received an A grade in drawing intermediate exam.

1.19pm: Beating all odds, two city students scored 100%, thanks to additional sports and cultural marks awarded this year. Sanika Ranade from Thakur Vidya Mandir, Kandivli, secured 477 out of 500 marks in SSC, but her percentage shot up to 100% as she was awarded 23 marks in sports category.

1.24pm: Mumbai records lowest success rate for the division in the last three years. It was 86.13% in 2015. Similarly, Maharashtra’s overall pass percentage fell to 85.74% this year, from 86.4% in 2016 and 87.7% in 2015.

1.23pm: Mumbai, Maharashtra records lowest pass percentage in three years. Mumbai division’s overall pass percentage (freshers and repeater candidates) drops to 84.9%, from last year’s 86.4%.

1:14pm: In Mumbai division, out of 3.4 lakh passing the exams, 72, 710 bagged distinctions scoring above 75%. Close to 1.04 lakh attained first class grades, securing above 60%, and 98, 610 managed a second class with less than 60%.

12.58pm: For the first time this year, around 81,000 students across Maharashtra were awarded 10 to 25 extra marks for excelling in cultural activities such as singing, dancing, and drawing.

12:40pm: Mumbai division registered a 90.09% (first time exam takers only) success rate, ranking fourth across the state. Konkan division stood first with 96.18%.

12:10pm: Out of 17 lakh students in the state, 1.8 lakh failed in less than three subjects and have been allowed to keep term (ATKT). Around 48, 570 students secured above 90%.

12:09pm: As many as 81,000 students from across the state received extra marks for cultural activities such as singing, dancing, and drawing. On the other hand, only 3,903 students were awarded sports marks.

12:03pm: The success rate has dropped marginally by 0.8% compared to last year.

12:02pm: Maharashtra records 88.74 % (first time exam takers only) in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) results that will be announced at 1 pm today.

11:53am: Results declared by Maharashtra board.

First Published: Jun 13, 2017 12:01 IST