New Delhi: On Monday Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) announced the results of 10th Board exams, in which more than 16 lakh students appeared. Total 16,54,171 students who appeared in the exams in which 8,29,278 were girls and 8,24,893 were boys. The number of the girls were over 4000 in numbers. But when it comes to passing percentage, it's the boys who took the lead.
As many as 12,93,054 students have passed the exams, taking the pass percentage to 78.17 per cent. Out of the total students who passed, 6,76,518 were boys while 6,16,536 were girls.
This means out of total students 52.32 percent are boys, while 47.68 percent are girls were passed.
However, this year two of the three toppers were girls. Pooja Kumari and Shubhdarshani from Simultala Awasiya Vidyalaya (SAV) scored 484 out of 500 marks or 96.80 percent and gain the top position. One of them is Sandeep Kumar from Rohtak who also scored the same marks.
The passing percentage this year saw about a 2 percent decrease compared to the last year when the figure stood at 80.59 percent.
It is still much better than the results seen before 2019. In 2016, Class 10 Board exams, the pass percentage was just 44.66 percent. It then increased by 0.12 percent in 2017 and then to 68.89 percent the following year.
In 2019 that the pass percentage saw a significant jump of nearly 12 percentage and crossed the 80 percent mark.
On this Education Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary mentioned, Considering the fact that last year classes were not held through out the year, it is still a satisfactory result.