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Girls outperform boys in SSC; Jagtial tops in results

Deputy Chief Minister (Education) Kadiyam Srihari releasing Class X results along with officials in Hyderabad on Friday.

Deputy Chief Minister (Education) Kadiyam Srihari releasing Class X results along with officials in Hyderabad on Friday.  

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State-run schools perform better than private ones

Girls outperformed boys in the results of the 10th class examinations conducted by the Board of Secondary Education in March this year recording a pass percentage of 85.14.

The overall pass percentage stood at 83.78 as against 84.15 last year with 82.46 % of boys clearing the examinations. Jagtial district topped the State with 97.56 % students passing out followed by Karimnagar (94.03 %) and Siddipet (93.31 %) while Adilabad district (51.94 %) stood last in the results. In all, 5.38 lakh students, including 2.76 lakh boys and 2.62 lakh girls, from 11,103 schools attended the examinations held in 2,542 centres across the State between March 15 and April 2.

Deputy Chief Minister (Education) Kadiyam Srihari along with senior officials released the examination results at the Secretariat late on Friday evening.

Zero result

Of the total schools, 2,125 schools achieved 100% and it was zero result for 21 schools, including 11 operated by private managements, while the students from the Mahatma Jyothi Rao Phule residential schools led the others with 96.18% results.

The Minister announced that the advanced supplementary examinations would be held from June 4 to 19. The last date for payment of fee to appear in the advanced supplementary examinations in May 21.

Students can also apply for revaluation and reverification of their answer sheets to the authorities concerned.

Reverification

Candidates who wish to get their marks recounted could apply on payment of ₹500 as fee per subject while those who intend to opt for reverification of their answer sheets should apply to the respective district education officers.

The Minister expressed satisfaction that students of the State-run residential schools and model schools, particularly those set up exclusively for the backward classes, performed better than several private schools in this year’s examinations. While aided schools and ashram schools topped the list of performers, the privately managed institutions were in the fifth place.

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