From our Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, May 30: The pass percentage in the Higher Secondary examition, 2017 has decreased compared to previous years, in the four districts of BTC. The overall pass percentage in the HS exam in four districts of BTC is Baksa (71.07 per cent), Udalguri (65.70 per cent), Kokrajhar (57.65 per cent), and Chirang (56.04 per cent) in Arts stream and the pass percentage in Science stream is - Baksa (83.45 per cent), Chirang (73.39 per cent), Udalguri (67.59 per cent) and Kokrajhar (62.07 per cent). In Commerce stream, Udalguri tops with 83.45 per cent, while Baksa stands second with 78.14 per cent followed by Chirang 53.85 per cent and Kokrajhar 42.05 per cent.
The headquarter town of BTC, Kokrajhar has recorded low this year in all streams. Meanwhile, Chirang, which had experience of all-time low in the result sheets in the State as well as in BTC region, has shown improvement this time. Chirang stood second in Science stream and third in Commerce stream, ahead of Kokrajhar. Most of the parents and guardians in Kokrajhar are not happy with the overall declining pass percentage. Baksa district has been on the top in all streams this year too.
Last year, the pass percentage in HS exam in Kokrajhar district was 68.81 per cent followed by Baksa 72.17 per cent, Udalguri 67.13 per cent and Chirang 48.35 per cent in Arts steams. In Science stream, Kokrajhar stood second with 85.32 per cent, Udalguri 81.40 per cent, Baksa 87.05 per cent and Chirang 84.33 per cent and in Commerce stream Kokrajhar witnessed poor percentage with just 42.05 per cent, Baksa 82.88 per cent, Udalguri 83.84 per cent and Chirang 40.91 per cent.
Talking to media persons, Jayanta Kr. Ray, Principal of the Kokrajhar Government HS and MP School said that from their school a total of 369 students from Arts, Science, Commerce and vocatiol course appeared in the examition and only 168 students passed in the fil examition. He said that this year’s result was not good due to students of BPL families. He said that only students from BPL families prepare to study in government colleges or higher secondary schools but students of good families prepare for good private educatiol institutions due to which the result of government institutions was low.
RN Singha, Principal of the Kokrajhar Science College, said that their college had topped among colleges in BTC last year. He said the pass percentage of Kokrajhar Science College was 72 per cent with 41 students getting first division, 42 getting second division and 6 getting third division along with 10 students who secured star marks and 55 students who secured letters marks. Rabi Sankar Borgoyary, Director of Education, BTC, said that the BTC administration would felicitate along with extending Rs 2 lakh to toppers from Tangla College.