Amravati Divn climbs up one position

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Jun 2018 12:19:06


Amravati Bureau,

Performance of Amravati Division improves by 1.13 per cent as compared to last year, placed at 7th spot among 8 divisions

The results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) summer-2018 examination were declared on Friday. Amravati Division has registered 86.49 per cent result in the examination conducted by Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune from March 1 to 18. The Division has improved its result by 2.14 per cent this year as compared to last year.

The overall performance of girl students has come down by 1.13 per cent while that of the boys has gone up by 2.48 per cent, but still,girls continued to have an upperhand over the boys. This year, Washim district finished on top by pushing last year’s Division topper Buldana district to the second place. Washim recorded 89.50 per cent result. Washim has given best result in the Division in HSSC as well this year. Buldana district gave pass per cent of 89.16 while Akola is on third place with pass percentage of 85.64. Amravati on fourth with 85.46 per cent while Yavatmal at the bottom with 83.99 percent. It may be mentioned here that Amravati Division has been placed seventh in the State, above Latur and Nagpur.

A total of 1,70,899 students from 2,554 schools had appeared for the examination this year. Out of them 92,256 were boys and 78,643 were girls. Total 1,47,809 students have cleared the examination including 77,241 boys and 70,568 girls. Thus the passing percentage of boys is 83.72 and that of girls is 89.73. Of those passing the examination, 34,741 have passed with distinction grade, 55,192 got first grade, 47,421 in second class and remaining 10,455 in third class.

As many as 297 have registered 100 per cent result. Last year this number was 242. Also, 2 schools have given zero result, this number was 4 last year. Sanjay Yadgire, Secretary of Amravati Division, congratulated the successful students. He expressed satisfaction over improvement of 2.14 per cent in the result, especially when the overall result of the State has dropped this year. He expressed gratitude to all those involved in the examination process including the moderators, custodian, flying squad members and others.

About cases of copying during the examination Yadgire said, for the first time the board has started providing question paper 10 minutes before the scheduled time for facilitating the students while barcode answersheets have been used for averting malpractices. Total 103 students were caught copying during the examination and they have been banned for two examination. These 103 cases includes maximum -57 -from Amravati district while 25 from Akola, 17 from Washim and 4 from Yavatmal district.