Girl students fared better than their male counters by a thin margin in the 10th class, the result of which was declared by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (BOSE) on Saturday. A total of 72684 students— 37045 boys and 37045 girls —had appeared in the examination held amid covid-19 pandemic last year, officials told News agency 78.43% cleared the examinations and include 78.74% girls and 78.14% boys respectively, they said. The government schools have also fared better than previous. 67.25% students out of total 38721 who appeared in the examination cleared it.
Last year 62.76% students from government schools had passed the examination. Students from private schools have done better with 30967 (91.18%) students out of 33963 tasting success in the examination. 19 students have secured 500 out of 500 marks while 24 secured 499 out of 500 We only give grades. Don’t publish positions in 10th class,” the officials said. Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and others extended greetings to the successful students. “Congratulations to all my young friends who have successfully cleared @jkboseofficial class 10th examinations, Annual, Regular-2021, Kashmir Division,” Sinha said in a tweet. “Compliments to teachers, parents & @jkboseofficial. Best wishes to all the students for their bright future.”