Updated: July 23, 2021 11:10:00 am
WBCHSE HS Class 12 Result 2021: The result for West Bengal HS Class 12th 2021 were declared on July 22 at 3 pm by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE). The overall pass percentage has turned out to be 97.69 per cent, more than that of 2020 which stood at 90.13 per cent.
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Of around 8.5 lakh students who were enrolled for the class 12 or Uccha Madhyamik exams 2021, 9,013 students have got above 90 per cent this year while 49,370 students scored above 80 per cent. The result links were activated at 4 pm at two official websites- wbchse.nic.in and wbresults.nic.in. It has also been announced that the top 10 positions have been take by 86 students.
The commerce stream has recorded an overall pass percentage of 99.8, and Science stream’s pass percentage is at 99.28, followed by the Arts stream at 97.39 per cent.
A total of 86 were among the top 10, and the chart was topped by a girl from the minority community who hails from Murshidabad district and secured 499 marks out of 500, West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) president Mahua Das said.
Of the 8,19,202 candidates who were slated to appear for this year’s class 12 board exams, 97.69 per cent have passed, Das said, adding that the pass percentage was 97.70 each among boys and girls.”A total of 3,19,327 examinees got first division marks or more than 60 per cent. This is a bit lower than last year,” she said.
Das said that 9,013 candidates got the O grade (90-100 per cent marks) as compared to 30,220 last year. Similarly, 49,370 students got the A plus grade (80-90 per cent marks) as against 84,746 last year. “Though the number of students getting the O and A plus grades is significantly lower as compared to last year, the number of B plus grade (60-69 per cent) recipients has increased to 1,65,186 from 1,10,265 last year,” she said.
The number of students getting A grade (70-79 per cent) has slightly dipped to 95,758 from 96,825 last year, Das said. A total of 99.28 per cent of the students in the Science stream passed the examinations, while the pass percentage was 99.08 per cent for Commerce, and 97.39 per cent for Arts candidates.
The marksheets will be distributed to the schools from 52 camp offices of the council from July 23 onwards. Das said that some schools had sent last year’s class 11 results a year later in June 2021 and there were many inconsistencies, while marks awarded by some institutions were unusually high.
“We could have withheld these results but considering the future of the students, our experts evaluated the answer sheets of class 11 final exams and awarded the marks,” she said. If any school or candidate is unhappy with the result, the head of the institution will have to approach the local office of the council.
The evaluation pattern for WBCHSE HS class 12 2021 examinations was altered since the regular examinations were cancelled by the government, keeping in view the safety of students, teachers and staff amid Covid. The new pattern has a 40:60 ratio in which 40 percent of top 4 highest-scoring subjects in class 10 exams has been taken into account, along with a 60 percent weightage given to class 11 final exam scores and class 12 practicals and internals.
In 2020 results, 90.13 percent of the total 6.80 lakh enrolled students had passed the class 12 exams. Like several other states boards, West Bengal has also decided not to issue a merit list this year.
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