Maharashtra Board HSC exam results 2016: Girls outshine boys
The percentage has dropped considerably from last year’s 91.26 percent. The passing percentage for girls was 90.50, compared to 83.46 of lads.
The pass percentage of Mumbai divisional board of MSBSHSE, too, has decreased from 90.11 last year to 86.60 this year.
Across the state, 13, 19,754 students appeared for their class XII exams, the consequences of which were declared online today at 1 pm.
While marking scheme and the exam pattern was the same as the preceding year ’s the state had made external examiners for practical assessments.
“This could be one of the reasons behind the fall in percentage,” said Dattatreya Jagtap, Mumbai Divisional Board, chairman, MSBSHSE. Kolhapur department recorded the second highest pass percentage- 88.1, followed by Aurangabad (87.80) and Pune (87.26). While Nagpur division recorded a pass percentage of 86.35, Latur recorded 86.28.
Among repeater nominees, 36.41 passed the examination. A total of 64,643 repeaters had appeared this year compared to 1,00,145 last year. In the Science flow, 93.16 percentage of pupils who appeared for the tests were successful. In the Arts stream, 78.11 percent students cleared the exams.
Business stream recorded a pass percentage of 89.10. Among vocational classes, 81.68 percent students passed the examination.