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Pass Percentage at Three-Year-Low, 101 students in top 10

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Bihar Board has become the first board to announce the results for the matric exams, however, the fastest result is not the best. In fact, the result is at a three-year low. As many as 78.17 per cent of students who took the exams have passed it. The pass percentage has dropped from 80,73 per cent in 2019 and 80.59 per cent in 2020 and 78.17 per cent in 2021. The pass percentage of BSEB intermediate result too had tanked this year. This might be a result of COVID-led school shutdown. BSEB is the only board which had went ahead with exams as per schedule without any delay.

This year, top rank is shared by three students – Pooja Kumari, Shubhdarshni, and Sandeep Kumar. All three have obtained 96.80 per cent marks or 484 out of 500. Marks obtained by toppers is not only more than all the students this year but also higher than last year’s topper Himanshu Raj who obtained 96.20 per cent marks.

A total of 101 students made it to the list of top 10, with many students having scored similar marks.

Of the 16.84 lakh students who registered, a total of 16.54 students had appeared for the exams. As many as 4,13,087 students have secured rank in the first division followed by 5,00,615 lakh in the second and 3,78,980 students in the third division. A total of 12,93,064 candidates have passed the exams.

The board exams students usually receive their mark sheet from their respective schools, however, due to the school closure, the print out of online result will act as provisional marksheet. Students need to check the details including their roll number, personal details, subject-wise marks, and their total marks. It would also mention the qualifying status of the students.

According to BSEB, more than 16.8 lakh students had registered for the Bihar board Class 10 exam this year. As many as 8,46,663 boys registered for the exams while 8,37,803 girls also registered.

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