Mizoram: Girls excel ahead of boys in Class 12 exams

Newmai News Network

Aizawl | May 14

With 80.36 pass percentage, girls outshone boys in Mizoram’s Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examination, the results of which were declared by Mizoram Board of School Education (MBSE) on May 14. The overall pass percentage of boys is 77.38.

For Arts, Science and Commerce streams, 8,380 students, including 4,459 girls out of the total 10,616 appeared passed the examination registering a total percentage of 78.94, which was 1.55% less than 80.49 per cent in 2018. At least 12 students, including 9 girls figured in top-ten in Arts stream, 23 students, including 3 girls in Science stream and 10 in Commerce stream.

C Lalvenhimi of Rev. Saiaithanga Memorial Higher Secondary School, Aizawl topped the merit list in Arts stream securing 462 out of 500 marks, followed by V.L Ruatfeli Ralte of the same school with 450 marks and a Synod Higher Secondary School student, Lawmnasangzuali stood in third rank by securing 449 out of 500 marks.

Akash Jyoti Sahoo and Lalrintluangi Tlau, both from St. Paul’s Higher Secondary School, Aizawl are toppers in Science stream. Both scored 465 out of 500 marks. While Lalduhawma of St. John’s Higher Secondary School, Kolasib secured second position with 455 marks, Jeptha Lalawmpuia of  St. Paul’s Higher Secondary School, Aizawl bagged third position securing 454 out of 500 marks.

In Commerce stream, C. Lalnunhlima of Oikos Higher Secondary School, Aizawl topped the merit list by securing 453 out 500 marks. C. Zorengpuii of St. Joseph Higher Secondary School, Aizawl bagged the second rank (445 marks) and Bishal Deb of St. Paul’s Higher Secondary School, Aizaawl bagged the third rank (438 marks).

A total of 10,876 students, including 5,637 girls, have registered for the board exams held between February and March.

At least 2,030 students, including 979 girls were declared failed and 206 got compartmental chance. No students have been expelled during the exams.

Of the total 8,215 candidates enrolled in Arts stream, 7,990 appeared and 6,147 have cleared the examination registering a pass percentage of 76.93.

As for Science stream, the total students on roll was 2,147 and out of the  2,119 students appeared, 1,777 students successfully passed the examination registering 83.86 per cent.

At least 514 students have registered in Commerce out of which 507 students appeared and 456 passed the exam. The total pass percentage in Commerce stream is 89.94.

In all the three streams, 567 candidates passed in distinction, 2,800 in first division, 3,289  in second division and 1,724  students  passed in third division.

The pass percentage has decreased this year..

The board chairman F. Lianhmingthanga said that  the number of Arts students passed in distinction has increased by 67 and 69 in Science stream over the previous year.

Meanwhile, the compartmental examination for all subjects will be held on June 6 in 8 centres across the state.