48429 students qualify class 10 exams this year


Srinagar, A total of 48429 students have been declared successful in class 10 examinations this year, Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) officials informed. The result was declared earlier today.

This year the number of students who appeared in exams was 58293.

Despite the summer uprising of more than 5 months, the pass percentage of the students has shown a considerable increase of seven percent compared to last year.

The pass percentage of annual 2016 class 10 results is 83 percent while the last year percentage was 76.

Although the number of students who appeared in the examination was less than the last year but the results depict the improvement in the performance of the students.

Last year, as many as 60819 students — 32035 Boys and 28784 Girls appeared in the exams, out of which 35430 have passed.

“The students who have qualified the exams include 6221 students who have one subject reappear but they are treated as qualified,” officials in JK BOSE said.