Bihar Board Class 12 results: Shatrughan Sinha blames education board for worst results in two decades

The sharp dip in class XII results following toppers scam is the worst results in two decades.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: June 1, 2017 11:52 am
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With 64 per cent students failing in their Class 12 exams, Patna BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday said the results were not a “true reflection of the calibre and talent” of the students.

A large number of students had gathered to protest outside the Inter-Council office soon after the results were declared on Wednesday. Sinha blamed the education board of Bihar for their lack of commitment towards the development of children. “High time and the right time for govt in general & education department, in particular, to pull up their socks & guide our children in the right direction,” he said.

Better infrastructure and a committed group of teachers can secure the future of students, he added.

The sharp dip in the pass percentage made it the worst results in two decades. According to the results declared on Tuesday, only 30.11 per cent science students and 37.11 per cent arts students passed in the examination. The commerce stream pass percentage was 73.76.

BSEB chairperson Anand Kishor said the results should be taken in the right spirit as the way forward to ensure quality education. “We introduced bar coding to protect the identity of candidates during evaluation, besides ensuring fair examination,” he said.

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  1. HarendraPal Singh
    Jun 2, 2017 at 6:36 am
    This BJP MP is a rogue
    1. U
      Uday Bhatia
      Jun 1, 2017 at 7:45 pm
      These are the people who vote for Lalu and his family. Enuff said about them.
      1. M
        Jun 1, 2017 at 3:24 pm
        Unlike Shatrughan Sinha People of Bihar feel that the result is true reflection of state of education in the State. Most of the teaching job being done through contractual teachers, who keep waiting for their pittance ry for months. Also most of the time these teachers are kept busy in non-academic jobs like census, Panchayat works, vaccination, forced seminars, etc. The infrastructure for primary and secondary education has never been given importance. In such kind of atmosphere the teachers have hardly any incentive to work except to complete their attendance. Entire focus of the CM in his current tenure has been to effect the liquor ban. About his deputies the less said is better. Under the cir stances the bureaucrats are also taking cue from top ministers and they don't care for education in Bihar.
        1. R
          Jun 1, 2017 at 3:35 pm
          beautifully analysed. time to introspect and move forward.