Punjab Board PSEB 12th Result 2019: The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) commonly known as Punjab Board has released the class 12 result 2019 on May 11 (Saturday), 2019 at a press conference in Mohali. Students can check the result at the official website pseb.ac.in and the Punjab Board’s partner website, indiaresult.com. A total of 86.41 per cent students passed this year. The girls have scored 90.86 per cent and boys are at 82.83 per cent. As many ass 227 girls made it to the merit list that was released today.
In the academic category, the first rank was jointly shared by three students. Sarvjot Singh Khalsa from Ludhiana, Aman from Muktsar, and Muskaan Kaur from Nakodar in Jalandhar. All three students scored 445 out of 450 and secured 98.99 per cent marks. Loveleen Verma from Ludhiana stood second with 444 marks out of 450, 98.67 per cent. The third rank was secured by two students, Nazia Kamboj from Fazilka and Muskan from Ludhiana; both scored 443 out of 450 and a 98.44 per cent score.
The exams were conducted from March 1 to March 27, 2019. Last year the result was declared on April 29. This year the results were declared on May 11, 2019 at 11:30 am. Over 2/5 lakh students were awaiting the PSEB class 12th result 2019.
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In 2018, the overall pass percentage for Punjab Board class 12 exam was 65.97 per cent. Last year, girls performed better than boys as 60.46 per cent boys cleared the exam while 78.25 per cent girls passed the same. This year too as a similar trend is expected to be seen.
In 2018, PSEB 12th result Pooja Joshi topped the exam with 98 per cent marks. In recently announced PSEB 10th result, Neha Verma from Ludhiana bagged the first rank with 99.54 per cent (647/650) marks. She si daughter of a truck driver who could not afford to pay her extra classes fee worth Rs 350 per month which makes her feat sweater. Read her story here.
The pass percentage is also expected to rise for PSEB 12th result 2019. The pass percentage had increased drastically in the PSEB class 10 result 2019 which were announced earlier this week. As much as 85.56 per cent students cleared the class 10 exam which was higher by 28.06 per cent than last year’s pass percentage which was 57.50 per cent. A total of 2,71,554 cleared the PSEB class 10 examination successfully in 2019.