Cuttack: The result of High School Certificate (HSC) examination conducted by Odisha Board of Secondary Education (BSE) was announced here on Wednesday.
The overall pass percentage was pegged at 85.28 per cent as against 83.32 last year. Girls outperformed boys in the HSC exam.
School and Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra announced the results at the Board Office in Cuttack.
A total of 4, 85, 989 students cleared the annual matriculation examination-2017. Notably, 748 schools across the state scored cent per cent results and 22 schools scored zero per cent results.
As expected, the girl students have outshined the boys this year too. As many as 2, 55, 051 girls passed the annual exam as compared to 2, 47, 948 boys.
The grade-wise segregation is as follows: A1 Grade (90-100%): 2417, A2: 23489, B1: 62193, B2: 102395.
Balasore, Doegarh districts have scored the highest pass percentage; Mayurbhanj and Malkangiri the lowest.
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Notably, around 6,08,000 students in regular and ex-regular streams had appeared in the examinations at 2,887 centres across the state this year.
The exams commenced on February 28 and concluded on March 10.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated the students who passed the High School Certificate (HSC) Examination.
Taking to Twitter, Patnaik congratulated the successful students.
“Congratulations to the proud students who matriculated today. May your hardwork and parents’ sacrifices be rewarded. God bless,” said the Chief Minister.