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Marks Needed to Pass BSEB Matric, Last Year’s Toppers Score

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The Bihar State Examination Board (BSEB) has completed the evaluation process for the class 10 board exam 2021 and the BSEB matric results are expected to be released by April 6. Over 17 lakh students had registered to appear for BSEB Matric exams this year held across 1525 centres. Out of the total candidates, 8,37,803 were girls and 8,46,663 were boys.

Last year, a total of 14,94,071 students had taken the Bihar Board Class 10 exam and nearly 80.59 per cent of the students passed it. This was a slight dip from 80.73 per cent. In Bihar Board 12th Result 2021 declared earlier, the pass percentage dropped from 80.44 per cent in 2020 to 78.04 per cent this year. Streamwise, 91.48 per cent passed in commerce followed arts in which 77.9 per cent students passed and 76.28 in science stream.

BSEB class 10 exam 2021: Minimum passing marks

Candidates will have to score a minimum of 33 per cent aggregate marks in order to get a pass certificate from the BSEB. They will also need to secure the minimum passing marks in each subject. Those who fail to obtain minimum passing marks in one or two subjects can improve their score by taking the compartmental exam. However, those who will be failed in more than two papers will have to repeat the year.

Students can also apply for re-evaluation of answer sheets in case if they are not satisfied with their scores and believe they should have scored better than they are marked.

In the Bihar Board, the result declaration time was 3 pm, however, the link to check result was not visible till 4 pm. Students who wish to get their results directly sent to them can register with by filling the form below –

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BSEB class 10 result: Last year pass percentage and highest score

In Bihar Board class 10 result 2020, a total of 4,03,392 students had secured first division while 5,24,217 had obtained second division. Himanshu Raj from Janta High School Tenuaj, Rohtas, had topped the BSEB matric exam 2020 with 96.20 per cent marks. He had scored 481 out of 500 in the examination.

In 2019, the pass percentage was recorded at 80.73. Sawan Raj Bharti from Rajaun village in Banka district had topped with 97.2 per cent marks or 486 marks out of 500 marks.

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