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Posted at: May 15, 2019, 5:16 PM; last updated: May 16, 2019, 6:59 AM (IST)

74.48% students pass Haryana Board Class 12 exams

Pass percentage highest in the last 5 years
74.48% students pass Haryana Board Class 12 exams
Gifty who secured third rank in science stream with her parents in Rewari’s Dhwana village. Tribune photo: Sumit Tharan

Deepender Deswal
Tribune News Service
Hisar, May 15

The Haryana Board of School Education on Wednesday announced the results of the Class 12 examination in which 74.48 per cent students have passed, which is the best result in the last five years.  

Once again the girls outshone the boys as 82.58 per cent girls passed the examination while the boys have a pass percentage of 68.01 per cent.  

Deepak, a student of the government senior secondary school in Bawani Khera town of Bhiwani district, is the overall topper in the examination by scoring 497 marks out of 500.

He scored perfect marks in physics, chemistry and Sanskrit while lost one mark in English and two marks in mathematics.

HBSE chairman Jagbir Singh informed that a total of 1,91,527 students had appeared in the regular Class 12 examination of which 1,42,640 students are successful while 29,668 students are required to reappear in certain subjects to pass the examination.  

Compared to previous year’s result, the pass percentage of this year (2019) improved by 10.64 per cent as the 2018 session had 63.84 per cent pass result. 

In 2017, 2016, and 2015, the HBSE students of Class 12 had recorded the pass percentage of 64.50 per cent, 62.40 per cent and 53.87 per cent, respectively.

The chairman said that rural students have fared better then urban counterparts with 75.74 per cent rural pass percentage against 71.83 per cent of urban students’. 

Significantly, the government schools have a better success rate as compared to private schools as 76.39 per cent students of government schools have been successful while private schools’ pass percentage stands at 72.61.

Muskan Bhardwaj of SD Senior Secondary School Chhapar village in Jhajjar district came second with 492 marks while Gifty, a girl student of Jeevan Jyoti Senior Secondary School in Mandola village of Rewari district, bagged third position with 490 marks.

In Arts, Shiv Kumar, student of Jeevan Jyoti Public Senior Secondary School in Palwal and Shivani Vats of SD Memorial Senior Secondary School, Mohna in Faridabad district are joint toppers with 494 marks while Manshi of SD Memorial Senior Secondary School, Mohna in Faridabad district and Geeta of Kanya Gurukul Senior Secondary School, Kharal in Jind district, came second and third with 492 and 490 marks, respectively.

In Commerce stream, Palak, student of PGSD Senior Secondary School, Hisar, scored highest 494 marks while Tamanna Gupta of Arohi Modal Senior Secondary School in Kanheri village of Fatehabad district and Monika of PGSD Senior Secondary School, Hisar, stood at second and third positions with 493 and 491 marks, respectively.

The self-study (Open learning) students have pass percentage of 57.61 as out of a total of 19,144; 11028 students have passed the examination. 

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