By our Staff
GUWAHATI, May 31: The HSLC examition this year has scripted a record of sorts by registering the lowest-ever pass percentage in 14 years! While lbari is the best performing district, Karbi Anglong is the worst performer.
Only 1,78,656 of the 3,72,640 candidates who had taken the HSLC examition conducted by the SEBA this year came out successful, registering a pass percentage of 47.94, lowest in 14 years. While 90,976 of the 1,84,116 male candidates came out successful registering a percentage of 49.41, as any as 87,680 of the 1,88,524 female candidates came out successful registering a pass percentage of 46.51.
The pass percentage was 44.11 in 2003 since when it kept on rising till 2011 – 49.80 in 2004, 53.08 in 2005, 53.55 in 2006, 54.93 in 2007, 58.69 in 2008, 61.55 in 2009, 63.22 in 2010 and 70.38 in 2011. The pass percentage fell slightly to 69.63 per cent in 2012 only to rise to 70.71 per cent in 2013. The pass percentage kept on fluctuating since then – 61.42 in 2014, 62.20 in 2015, 62.79 in 2016 and 47.94 in 2017.
A district-wise alysis of the results has found lbari as the best performing district with a pass percentage of 65.86, followed by Darrang with 64.39 per cent and Kamrup(M) with 63.13 per cent. The worst performing district in the HSLC examition this year is Karbi Anglong with a pass percentage of 31.72. While Kokrajhar registered a pass percentage of 31.77, Cachar registered a success rate of 32.49 per cent. Among the other poor performing districts are Karimganj (32.89%), Udalguri (35.49%), Hailakandi (38.71%) and Goalpara (39.22).
While 4,312 candidates got distinction marks, 11,312 candidates secured star marks.
As many as 5,278 of the 10,116 candidates who had taken the AHM examition this year came out successful registering a pass percentage of 52.17. While 2,494 of the 4,606 male candidates passed the examition registering a pass percentage of 54.15, as many as 2,784 of the 5,510 female candidates came out successful, registering a pass percentage of 50.53. Nine candidates got distinction marks and 71 got star marks.
A district-wise alysis of the AHM results shows that Sivasagar is the best performer with a pass percentage of 90.48, followed by Chirang with a pass percentage of 72.73 and Lakhimpur with 70.47 per cent. Udalguri drew blank as none of the seven students taking the examition this year could pass it.