Girls outshine boys in Class X board examination in Jammu

JAMMU, Jun 15 : Girls once again outperformed the boys as the J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) on Monday declared the much-awaited results of the Secondary School (Class X) Examination Annual Regular of Summer Zone (Jammu Province).
The girls secured a pass percentage of 72%, while boys had a pass percentage of 68%. The overall pass percentage stood at 70%. Of the total 53,807 candidates that appeared in the examination, 37,458 were declared qualified, while 16222 did not qualify.
As many as 3,465 students got A1 grade, 4,999 got A2 grade, 6,033 students got B1 grade, 7,549 students got B2 grade, 8,469 students got C1 grade, 6,229 students got C2 grade and 723 students got D grade. Of the total candidates that appeared in the examination, 29,487 were boys, while 24320 were girls. Of the 37,458 qualified candidates, boys are 19,957, while girls are 17,501.
The pass percentage of Hindi is 87.88%, followed by Urdu (84.74%), Science (82.27%), English (81.33%), Mathematics (79.50%) and Social Studies (78.34%).
Due to the coronavirus, many of the answer scripts of Class X and XII were evaluated by sub-examiners/evaluators at their homes instead of routine table evaluation.
Last year, 34,651 students had qualified from the Class X examination. The overall pass percentage stood at 64.91%, with girls (67.26%) outperforming the boys (64.91).

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