Girls have outperformed boys in the Haryana Class 10 board exams conducted by the Haryana Board of School Education, the results of which were declared on Friday.
While the overall pass percentage this year is 73.18 per cent, girls yet again outshone boys with their pass percentage of 76.26 per cent as against the boys’ 70.50 per cent, an official spokesperson said.
Even more, out of the nine students who stood first, second and third place, eight are girls.
The spokesperson said Ashima of Isharwal village of Bhiwani district has secured first position by scoring 499 marks. Sunaina of Bhandwa village of Charkhi Dadri, Khushi of Uchana Mandi of Jind and Manju of Sishmore of Kaithal secured the second position by securing 497 marks.
Suhani of Halalpur, Sonipat, Reena of Bithmadla, Hisar, Lavkush of Madanheri, Hisar, Himashi of Shivnagar, Hisar and Himani of village Mandhana in Bhiwani district secured the third position by scoring 496 marks. Sonipat district has been on top in pass percentage.
The spokesperson said in this examination the pass percentage of government schools was 63.54 per cent and that of private schools was 88.21 per cent. The pass percentage of the students of rural areas was 74.06 per cent, while the pass percentage of the students of urban areas was 71.35 per cent.
After Haryana Board of School Education declared the result of Class X at 5 p.m. on Friday, the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar congratulated all the students who have passed the examination and wished them a bright future.
He especially congratulated the nine students who stood first, second and third in the entire state.
The CM said it is a matter of great pleasure that daughters are consistently bringing better results. Girls are constantly illuminating the name of the country and the state in every field, he added.
These examinations were conducted in March-April-2022. The Haryana Board of School Education had cut the syllabus by 30 per cent due to Covid-19 pandemic. Objective questions of 40 marks and subjective questions of 40 marks were asked in these exams.
Twenty marks were kept for additional evaluation. The result of the examination is available on the website of the board.