Srinagar: The Board of School Education on Thursday declared JKBOSE Class 12th Exam Results, putting the overall pass percentage of students at 61.44, with girls outshining the boys. Girls have registered overall pass percentage of 64.31 while this figure for boys is 58.92.
According to BOSE figures, 55163 students (29331 boys and 25832 girls) from all disciplines had appeared in the examination. Of these, 33893 students qualified it.
“The qualified students include 17281 boys and 16612 girls,” the data revealed.
BOSE chairperson, Veena Pandita extended her greetings to the successful candidates. “Those who have qualified the examination should make best use of the opportunities in higher education and those who could not should take it as a chance to improve in future,” Pandita said.
She complemented the government school students who figured among first 10 position holders.
Muhtasim Rafiqi from the Burn Hall School bagged the first position in the Science stream, securing 494 (98.8%) marks out of 500, followed Faheem Rashid from the same school who secured the second position by scoring 491 (98.2%) marks. The third position was bagged by Sabiya Syeed of SRM Welkin Higher Secondary School Sopore. She has scored 490 (98%) marks.
A total of 20915 students (12338 boys and 8577 girls) appeared in the Science stream, out of which 16299 (9358 boys and 6941 girls) qualified the exams. The pass percentage of Science stream students is 77.9.
Durdana Masoodi from Government Higher Secondary School Baramulla secured first position in the Arts stream by scoring 487 (97%) marks while Munazah Shafi of Kothibagh Higher Secondary School and Madeeha Khan from Green Valley Educational Institute (GVEI) Srinagar got the second and third positions in the stream respectively by scoring 484 (96.8%) and 483 (96.6%) marks.
A total of 30472 students (14093 boys and 16379 girls) appeared in the Arts stream, of which 14907 (5962 boys and 8945 girls) qualified the examination. The pass percentage of Arts stream is 68.15.
The first position in the Commerce stream was shared by six students who scored 485 (97%) marks each. These include Afreen Nazir of Islamia Higher Secondary School Rajouri Kadal, Farisa and Mehreen Hilal from GVEI Srinagar, Sehrish Nafiz, Tabish Noor and Zaira Bashir from Government HSS Nawakadal.
Arafat Baktoo of Kashmir Harvard Habbak and Seeba Malik of GVEI got second position by scoring 483 (96%) marks. Nisha Jan of HSS Anantnag, Shifa Hanief of HSS Amira Kadal and Tabish Qadir of HSS (Girls) Budgam have bagged the third position, securing 479 (95.8) marks.
A total of 3776 students (2900 boys and 876 girls) appeared in the Commerce stream, out of which 2686 (1961 boys and 726 girls) qualified the examination. The pass percentage of in the Commerce stream is 71.
HOME SCIENCE STREAM
The first position in this stream was bagged by Iqra Rashid of Kothibagh Higher Secondary School, who scored 480 (96%) marks. Also, Aazima Noor and Fiza Jan of Government Girls Higher Secondary School Anantnag have got second and third positions by scoring 465 (93%) and 443 (8.6%) marks, respectively.
Out of the total qualified students, 9034 students (4267 boys and 4767 girls) bagged a distinction, while 15004 and 8489 students passed the examination with first and second divisions. 1365 students got third division.
As many as 17230 students (9528 boys and 7702 girls) have got reappear in their exams. The students who appeared in the examination included 45 specially-abled students (32 boys and 13 girls), and of these, 31 (22 boys and 9 girls) have passed the examination with an aggregated pass percentage of 68.89 percent.
This year, the pass percentage has increased, from 57.19 in 2015 to 61.44 this year, while the enrollment of students in the examination has gone up from 53159 in 2015 to 55163 in 2017.
A BOSE official said that they are not counting the 2016 figures for varied reasons, including curtailment in syllabi and twin examinations held that time.
At least 35 students from government schools also figure in the list of top 10 position holders in the Science, Arts and Commerce streams. The first ten positions in Science stream are shared by 41 students — 19 boys and 22 girls. These include 11 students from government schools. Similarly first 10 positions in Commerce stream have been shared by 22 students — five boys and 17 girls. 13 students are from government schools.
Also, in the Arts stream, 11 students from government schools figure in the top 10 list which has been shared by 15 students.
The first 10 positions in Home Science stream have been shared by students from government schools.