The board of school education on Saturday declared the results of class 10th examination, putting the overall pass percentage of students at 75.44%, with boys outshining the girls. Boys have registered an overall pass percentage of 76.41, while this figure for girls is 74.40.
According to BOSE figures, 55472 students from all disciplines had appeared in the examination. Of these, 41846 students qualified it.
In a statement Chairperson JKBOSE Professor Veena Pandita said that these results have been declared within a record time and this has happened due to the tireless efforts of the officers of the Board.
“The results have shown significant improvement from last year. The overall pass percentage has increased from 62.94% to 75.44% this year,” the statement said.
Among the districts, Pulwama stands out in overall pass percentage at 84.50%, followed by Shopian at 83%, Srinagar at 81.90%, Kulgam 80.50%, Anantnag 78%, Baramulla 74.84%, Ganderbal 73.16%, Budgam 72.79%, Kupwara 62.92% and Bandipora 62.26%.
The Government Schools have recorded an impressive pass percentage of 63.71 with 16621 students out of 26089 having qualified the examination from these schools against the pass percentage of 46.70 last year.
As per the result analysis provided by JKBOSE, government schools have shown an inspiring improvement of 17.01% in the results this year as compared to last year while the private schools have shown an improvement of 1.90%.
Among the Government schools, Pulwama has again taken the lead with the government schools of the district recording a pass percentage of 76.94 followed by Kulgam at 74.96%, Shopian at 74.67%, Anantnag at 67.93%, Srinagar 65.52%, Baramulla 64.27%, Budgam 63.38%, Ganderbal 62.62%, Bandipora 58.14% and Kupwara 54.01%.
Advisor (G) to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganaie, Secretary School Education Ajeet Kumar Sahu, Chairperson JKBOSE Prof. Veena Pandita, Director School Education Kashmir, Dr Ghulam Nabi Itoo and other senior officers of the Department have congratulated the successful candidates and also appreciated the efforts of the teachers working in the Department through the efforts of whom there is a remarkable increase in the pass percentage of Government schools than previous years.