387 get over 90 percent
Bhubaneswar: April 30
Board of Secondary Education (BSE) Odisha announced results of this year’s annual High School Certificate (HSC) examinations with 75.61 percent examinees clearing the examination.
For the first time Board introduced gradation system instead of traditional Division systems.
A total of 387 candidates have secured the top slot A-1 grade with above 90 percent marks in aggregate.
Announcing the results at a press briefing at BSE office in Cuttack, president of the Board Dakshya Prasad Nanda said out of a total of 601882 candidates, 455094 have cleared the examinations.
The BSE president said 79.69 percent of boys and 77.78 percent of girls have passed the examinations.While 7046 students have passed in A-2 grade, 20,417 have passed in B1, 64786 in B2, 103837 in C, 134,735 in D and 89,103 in E grade, he said
School and Mass Education secretary Usha Padhee congratulated the BSE staff, police and the media for the smooth conduct of the examinations.Giving the district-wise results, the BSE president said while Deogarh district has topped the pass rate with 80.03 percent, Malkangiri district has the lowest pass rate with 34.4 percent.
Giving a district-wise pass percentage, Nanda said Angul has recorded 57.48 pass rate followed by Nayagarh-56.82, Puri-57.10, Khordha-59.32, Gajapati-66.13, Kandhamal-59.09, Koraput-58.23, Rayagada-48.53, Nabarangpur-65.07, Jeypore-70.36, Kendrapara-59.63, Bhadrak-59.84, Ganjam-54.72, Boudh-62.92, Baleswar-77.94, Nuapada-72.86, Bargarh-54.59, Sambalpur-47.63, Bolangir-67.70, Jharsuguda-48.43, Cuttack-67.65, Subarnapur-51.97, Kalahandi-71.10, Sundargarh-64.63, Dhenkanal-68.14, Keonjhar-62.92 and Jagatsinghpur-59.15.
He said that while 434 schools have achieved 100 percent results, there have been nil results in 25 schools.
In the Regular stream, 428347 out of a total of 544240 students have passed the examinations with the pass percentage of 78.95. In the Ex-Regular stream, out of a total of 48338 candidates, 23827 have cleared the examinations with a pass percentage of 50.09. In the Correspondence Course (CC) Regular stream, 2407 out of a total of 8196 have passed the examinations with a pass percentage of 29.54. (EOM)