The girls have outperformed boys in the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) Class 12th Jammu division (Regular) results with the top slots dominated by them.
In the Science, Arts, Commerce and Home Sciences streams, girls got 67 slots out of 101. A total of 42,234 students took the examinations and the total pass percentage was 49 (20849).
In the Science stream, 42 girls were in the merit list while 26 boys claimed position. In Arts stream, the top 10 positions were secured by the girls whereas in Commerce stream, 9 girls and 2 boys secured positions.
Of the 101 positions, private schools claimed 71 slots while the remaining 30 went to the government schools.
In Science stream, Muskan Bhan of St Xavier Convent Higher Secondary School, Barnai and Vijay Lakshmi of Brahmrishi Bawra Shanti Vidya Peeth Higher Secondary School, Udhampur, jointly secured first position with 489 marks (97.8 per cent) each.
While Palak Gupta of Shiksha Niketan Higher Secondary School Jeevan Nagar has claimed the first position with 484 marks (96.8 per cent) in Commerce stream, Shiksha Niketan Higher Secondary School, Jeevan Nagar has secured top position by scoring 95.4 per cent.
In the Home Science stream, Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Mubarak Mandi have dominated the top seven positions with Iqra Banoo securing highest (475) marks.
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