Chandigarh: Girls have outshone boys in the class 12 examination conducted by the Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE), the results of which were declared on Thursday. This year, overall 64.50% students passed the senior secondary examination, which is slightly better than the last year’s 62.40%.
A total of 73.44% girl students have passed the class 12 examination as compared to 57.58% boys, a spokesman of the Board said. For the first time this year, Aadhaar number of a student is mentioned on their certificate, he was quoted as saying in an official release. “There are around 5,000 examinee whose Aadhaar numbers have not been updated as they have failed submit it.
Though their results have been declared on the Board’s website, bseh.org.in, keeping in view the interest of the students, but their certificates would not be issued without the Aadhaar number. “Thus, they need to give the Aadhaar number as soon as possible, and only the school or the candidate will be responsible for any delay,” he said.
A total of 2,10,867 students took the class 12th examination, out of which 1,36,008 cleared it. As many as 42,245 students have received compartment and 30,966 failed, the spokesperson said. The pass percentage of government schools, he said, was 65.57%, while that of government-aided schools 66.38%. The pass percentage of private schools was behind the government schools at 63.16%. In this examination, the pass percentage of students of rural areas was 66.92%, whereas the urban area students had a pass percentage of 60.26.
The spokesman said that the Board has announced the results of science, commerce and arts streams of Class 12th conducted in March 2017.