SSC results: Nagpur Board at bottom of table in State, again!

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Jun 2018 12:11:39


Staff Reporter,

Girls with pass percentage of 89.31 outshine boys with 82.85

In the results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination conducted by Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) declared on Friday, Nagpur Divisional Board proved to be a laggard for second successive year as it was placed at the bottom among nine boards in State. Nagpur Division registered 85.97 per cent result. Amravati Division scaled up its performance by one position from last year’s eighth, with pass percentage of 86.49.

Pranali Titre and Ketki Rajurkar, both from Somalwar High School, Ramdaspeth and Amruta Thaore of Somalwar High School, Nikalas branch stood probable joint toppers with the score of 98.6 per cent marks. Shrushti Gujjanwar of Somalwar High School, Nikalas Branch scored 99.4 per cent marks including 7 grace marks of Arts. Indrayani Tayde and Sanil Upasani, both from Somalwar High School, Nikalas Branch also scored 99 per cent marks including 25 marks of sports.

MSBSHSE had conducted SSC examination between March 1 and March 24. In Nagpur Division, a total of 1,71,364 students had registered for the examination. Of them, total 1,70,314 appeared for the examination and 1,46,418 of them passed. The pass percentage for Nagpur Division is 85.97. The pass percentage of boys is 82.85 while that of girls is 89.31. Last year, the result of Nagpur division was 83.67 per cent. So, there is a slight increase by 2.3 per cent this year. Still, as the performance of other divisions in the State also improved, Nagpur Division remained at the bottom among nine Boards. 

As far as Amravati Division is concerned, it was at eighth position in the State last year. However, this time, its performance has improved taking it to seventh position. The overall pass percentage of Amravati Division this year is 86.49. Among the six districts in Nagpur Division, Gondia has topped the chart with 87.55 per cent result and Wardha is at the bottom with 83.64 per cent result. Sadly, Gadchiroli earned the dubious distinction of topping the chart in 38 cases of copying.

The overall result of Maharashtra is 89.41 per cent this year. Girls have outperformed boys. Among the students who appeared for the examination, 91.97 per cent of girls passed the examination and 87.27 per cent boys cleared it. Amongst all nine divisions, Konkan topped the chart with pass percentage of 91, followed by Kolhapur with 93.88 per cent result, Pune with 92.08 per cent, Mumbai with 90.41 per cent, Aurangabad with 88.81 per cent, Nashik 87.42 per cent, Amravati 86.49 per cent, Latur with 86.3 per cent, and Nagpur with 85.97 per cent.

Now that the results are declared, students willing to go for retotaling will have to apply to respective Divisional Board between June 9 and 18. MSBSHSE has made arrangement to make available photocopy of answersheet to students, if it is sought. The interested students may apply for the same after on-line declaration of result. They can apply between June 9 and June 28 by depositing required fees. The Board has begun revaluation facility from February/March-2013. For revaluation, photocopy of answersheet must be procured by student concerned. After procuring photocopy, application for revaluation should be made within five days with required fee.

The Board had started Class Improvement Scheme in the year 2008. This scheme was started with a purpose to give students a chance to improve their grades. Under the scheme, students who appeared in Summer-2018 will have a chance of appearing in the examination in October-2018 and February/March-2019. The SSC supplementary examination will begin in July 2018, and not in September/October 2018. The students have to submit applications in this regard from June 9.