JKBOSE declares class 10 results, over 78% students declared successful

One of the toppers of Class 10th Toiba Zehra from R.P. School Srinagar. — Excelsior/Shakeel
One of the toppers of Class 10th Toiba Zehra from R.P. School Srinagar. — Excelsior/Shakeel

Pulwama records highest pass percentage in Valley

Irfan Tramboo

Srinagar, Feb 16: Over 78 percent of candidates who appeared in the class 10 examination were today declared successful after the JKBOSE announced the results even as the Government-run schools recorded the pass percentage of over 67 per cent and over 91 per cent by the private schools with district Pulwama managing to stand out.
As per the details, a total of 72684 appeared in the class 10 examination across Kashmir which includes 37045 boys and 35639 girls. Out of the total boys who appeared in the examination, 78.14 per cent have been declared as successful while 78.74 among girl students have also been declared successful. Click here to watch video
From Government-run schools, the details suggest that 38721 students appeared in the examination across Kashmir, out of which 26040 students, which is 67.25 per cent, have been declared successful. From private schools, a total of 33963 students appeared in the examination across Kashmir, out of which 30967, which is over 91 per cent, have been declared successful.
As per further details, 8139 students out of a total number of candidates who appeared in the examination secured A1 grade, 11077 secured A2 grade, 12429 got B1, 13079 got B2, 10131 students got C1, 2137 students secured C2 and 17 students did not go beyond D grade.
With regard to subject-wise result analysis, 86 pass percentage has been recorded in English, 88 per cent in Mathematics, 99 per cent in Hindi, 93 per cent in Urdu over 86 per cent in Science and over 89 per cent in Social Science.
Those students who have secured cent per cent marks include, Aaira Altaf, Sehar Shabir, Hashim Nazir,  Rouf Ahmad Wani, Sabreena Jan, Tabeena Fayaz, Sundas Jan, Aabiroo Nazir, Mir Adeena Maqbool, Mir Ilyas Khurshid, Athar Sayeed Malik, Talib Nabi Lone, Mahvish Altaf, Sahiba Riyaz,  Mehrooka Amin, Raja Owais Amin, Toiba Ishaq, Shifa Shafi, Sheikh Jannat Naseer.
What is interesting to note here is that district Pulwama, as was recorded in last year’s results, has performed exceptionally well in both Government-run schools as well as private schools.
The numbers reveal that a total number of 2706 students from Government schools appeared in the class 10 exams, out of which 2231 students, 82 per cent, have been declared successful.  Similarly, in private schools, a total number of 3288 students appeared in the examination, out of which over 96 per cent of students have been declared successful.
Further, in the case of pass percentage in the Government-run schools, Bandipora and Ganderbal districts have recorded the lowest performance by recording just over 58 per cent pass percentage.
In the overall pass percentage across Kashmir districts, Pulwama has figured at the top with over 90 per cent pass percentage, followed by Shopian with over 86 per cent, Srinagar with over 85 per cent followed by Budgam and Kulgam.
After the declaration of the results, the families whose wards were declared successful witnessed jubilations, who said that the children who have made it to the other side deserve to be applauded for remaining steadfast despite disturbances in the process of schooling due to the pandemic.
Toiba Zehra, from R. P. School Malla Bagh Srinagar, who turned out to be one of the toppers by securing 100 per cent marks told Excelsior that she has been working hard despite the pandemic being a big factor to tell upon the performance. “The situation was tough, but if one is focused, then such factors do not have an impact; the credit of my success goes to the teachers and my parents,” she said.
On the other hand, the specially-abled children have also performed well with at least 7 such students from Zaiba Aapa Institute of Inclusive Education, Bijbehara passing the exams with flying colours.
The students include Ifla Syed who is deaf and has secured 399 marks out of 500, Jasmina Bashir, deaf, 398 marks, Irtiza Nisar,  deaf,  407 marks, Shakir Farooq, deaf, 286  marks, Tahzeeba Hilal, blind, 450 marks, Rasikh Nisar, blind 447 marks and Hiqmat Yaseen, blind 429 marks.