New Delhi:  Continuing the trend, the girls outperformed boys in the senior secondary (SSC) class Xth examination of Maharashtra State Board for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE), results of which was declared on Wednesday.

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The success rate of girls was an impressive 82.96 percent as compared to the 79.90 pass percentage of the boys in the state.

Over 14 lakh fresh candidates has appeared in the class Xth examination from the state board this year, out of which over 12 lakh managed to clear the crucial examination. The overall pass percentage stood at 81.32 percent this year which is an impressive rise against the last year’s performance of 76.06 percent.

The MSBSHSE has conducted the class Xth examination in March 2012 from nine divisions including Pune, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Mumbai, Kolhapur, Amravati, Nasik, Latur and Konkan.

The students who appeared from the Konkan division managed to occupy the first slot in the examination with highest pass percentage of 93.94. It was followed by Pune (90.71percent) and Kolhapur (89.17 percent). The commercial capital of India, Mumbai stood at the fourth position with a total pass percentage of 88.94. Latur division stood at the bottom with a pass percentage of 69.01.

The girls of Pune division outshined boys with pass percentage of 91.65 against the 89.92 pass percentage of their male counterparts.

The trend was followed by Kolhapur division (Girls: 90.11percent; Boys: 88.41 percent) and Mumbai division (Girls: 89.79 percent; Boys: 88.16 percent).

 

DIVISION APPEARED MALE APPEARED FEMALE PASSED MALE PASSED FEMALE

PASSED PERCENTAGE MALE

PASSED PERCENTAGE FEMALE

TOTAL PASSED PERCENTAGE
PUNE 130791 109689 117606 100527 89.92 91.65 90.71
NAGPUR 89027 90654 64147 69800 72.05 77.00 74.55
AURANGABAD 80026 59978 55649 44252 69.54 73.78 71.36
MUMBAI 162978 148358 143688 133213 88.16 89.79 88.94
KOLHAPUR 78314 63306 69240 57045 88.41 90.11 89.17
AMARAVATI 80337 73443 54183 53572 67.44 72.94 70.07
NASIK 100283 80496 75421 63901 75.21 79.38 77.07
LATUR 52546 42626 35559 30116 67.67 70.65 69.01
KONKAN 22284 20564 20975 19276 94.13 93.74 93.94
OVERALL 796586 689114 636468 571702 79.90 82.96 81.32

 

Sonakshi Kishore/JPN

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