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31.03 pc pass HSC supplementary exam

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Deogarh district tops with 54.23 pass percentage; results of 18 withheld

121 students get first division and 7,434 pass in compartmental division Nawarangpru at the bottom of list with 13.61 percentage

Cuttack: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) published the results of High School Certificate (HSC) supplementary examination-2006 here on Wednesday.

About 31.03 percent of students passed the examinations held in August.

Of the 52,351 candidates from 8,218 high schools, only 16,087 students cleared the examination.

Break-up

According to BSE sources, 121 students passed in first division, 1,490 students in second division and 7,042 students passed in third division.

As many as 7,434 students passed the examination in compartmental category, official sources said.

Results of 18 students were withheld and 501 students were booked for indulging in malpractices during the examination, the sources said.

Barring Mayurbhanj and Sonepur, students of other tribal districts like Kalahandi, Nuapada, Balangir, Phulbani, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nawarangpur, Rayagada and Kandhamal have registered poor pass percentage in supplementary examinations.

However, students from Deogarh district did remarkably well to top the list among the districts with a pass percentage of 54.23 while Bhadrak stood second with a pass percentage of 54.02. Nawarangpur was at the bottom of the list as only 13.61 percent students from this district could secure pass marks.

General category

Interestingly, not a single student from as many as eight districts, Nuapada, Jharsuguda, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nawarngpur, Jagatsingpur, Kendrapara and Nayagarh, secured first division.

Similarly, not a single student from Deogarh or Malkangiri districts got second division.

While over 34 per cent general category students passed in the examination, the pass percentage of SC and ST students was 23.80 and 20.35 respectively.

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