Updated: May 12, 2019 11:22:21 am
Punjab Board PSEB 12th Result 2019 Date and Time: The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has declared the results of Class 12 examinations on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The link to check results was activated on Saturday after 6 pm. The students can check their results through the official website- pseb.ac.in, apart from other private websites.
The Punjab Board has also roped in the website indiaresults.com and the results will also be available on the same. This year, over 8 lakh students appeared for the Punjab board exams, out of which 3.5 lakh had appeared for Class 12 examinations. In 2018, nearly 3.1 lakh students registered for the class 10 exam.
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The top 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.
To clear the exam, candidates need at least 35 per cent marks in the subject. From 2018 onwards, the board has stopped giving grace marks to increase the pass percentage.
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This year, 85.56 per cent students cleared the Class 10 examination, the result of which was declared on May 8, 2019. A total of 2,71,554 cleared the examination successfully. Neha Verma of Teja Singh Sutantar senior secondary school, Ludhiana topped the examination with 99.54 per cent marks.
Last year, the overall pass percentage stood at 59.47 per cent. Gurpreet Singh of Ludhiana had topped with 98 per cent marks. For class 12, the overall pass percentage was 65.97 per cent.
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