Updated: December 19, 2015 3:54:13 am
Like every year, Haryana girls have outshined boys in the class 10th and class 12th Board of School Education, Haryana (BSEH) examination. But a majority of students in the state have failed to pass the first semester examinations.
The results of BSEH were declared on Thursday. The overall pass percentage in the first semester of the secondary exam was only 35.24 per cent, whereas that of the senior secondary exam was 56.75 per cent.
According to the Haryana Board, 3,31,225 students appeared for the secondary exam (regular) with only 1,16,728 passed and out of 2,47,877 students who took the senior secondary exam (regular), 1,40,662 passed the exam.
In the class X exam, girls have scored higher with 38.52 per cent against the boys who were at 32.52 per cent. The private schools registered 46.44 per cent overall pass percentage against 26.07 pass percentage in government schools.
Similarly, the pass percentage of girls in the senior secondary exam stood at 65.78 per cent against 49.66 per cent of boys. In class XII, the government schools witnessed overall pass percentage of 53.93 while it was 59.43 percent in private schools.
Interestingly, the pass percentage difference between rural and urban areas is negligible with the rural at 35.12 and urban Haryana at 35.53 per cent.
Among districts, Sonepat topped the list by achieving 58.83 pass percentage followed by Mohindergarh which registered 57.95 pass percentage in class X exams. Mewat district has performed worst with 19.95 pass percentage.
The Board conducts the examination twice in a year for class VIII, X, XII in the state. The first semester exams are held in September while second semester exams are conducted in March. The results are declared within one to two months.
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