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74.5% clear Class XII, best result in 5 yrs

Pass percentage goes up by over 10% this year | Science student from Bhiwani tops with 497 marks

Deepender Deswal

Tribune News Service

Hisar, May 15

The Board of School Education Haryana (BSEH) announced the results of the Class XII examinations on Wednesday, producing the best result in the last five years with the pass percentage of 74.48. 

Last year, the pass percentage was 63.84 — an improvement of 10.64 percentage points over 2018’s result. 

As usual, girls have outshone boys; 82.58 per cent of girls have passed the examination. The pass percentage of boys is 68.01. 

Jagbir Singh, BSEH chairman, said 1,42,640 students out of 1,91,527 cleared the examination.

There has been a steady rise in the pass percentage over the years. The pass percentage was 64.5 in 2017, 62.4 in 2016 and 53.87 in 2015.

The chairman said rural students had fared better than their urban counterparts with 75.74 per cent of rural students clearing the examination as against 71.83 per cent of urban students. 

Government schools produced a better result as compared with private ones as 76.39 per cent government school students passed. The pass percentage of private schools was 72.61. 

Deepak of Government Senior Secondary School in Bawani Khera town of Bhiwani district is the overall topper. He secured 99.4 per cent (497 marks out of 500). He scored the perfect 100 in physics, chemistry and Sanskrit. In English, he secured 99 marks and, in mathematics, 98. 

Three students have secured the second position with 98.8 per cent (494 marks). They are Shiv Kumar of Jeevan Jyoti Public Senior Secondary School in Palwal; Shivani Vats of SD Memorial Senior Secondary School, Mohna, Faridabad; and Palak of PGSD Senior Secondary School, Hisar.

Tamanna Gupta of Aarohi Modal Senior Secondary School in Kanheri village, Fatehabad district, bagged the third position by securing 98.6 per cent (493 marks).

  In the science stream, Deepak has topped. Muskan Bhardwaj of SD Senior Secondary School Chhapar village in Jhajjar district stood second with 98.4 per cent (492 marks). And Gifty of Jeevan Jyoti Senior Secondary School in Mandola village of Rewari district bagged the third position. She secured 98 per cent (490 marks).

In humanities, Shiv Kumar and Shivani Vats are the joint toppers. Mansi of SD Memorial Senior Secondary School, Mohna, Faridabad, and Geeta of Kanya Gurukul Senior Secondary School, Kharal, Jind, secured the second and third positions with 492 and 490 marks, respectively. 

  In the commerce stream, Palak has bagged the top position, while Tamanna secured the second position. Monika of PGSD Senior Secondary School, Hisar, stood third positions with 98.2 per cent (491 marks). 


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