Girls have outshined the boys in this year’s result of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations.
The girl’s pass rate under the 10 education boards all over the country is 76.44 per cent while the pass rate of boys is 71.67 per cent, according to an official copy of the result.
Out of 7,03,000 male students who appeared in the exams, 5,03,828 passed, while 4,83,344 female students, among 6,33,629 candidates, passed this year.
The pass rates of both the girls and boys has gone up this year. The girl’s pass rate of all education boards is 69.72 per cent while the pass rate of boys is 63.88 percent.
The combined pass rate of this year’s HSC and equivalent examinations under 10 education boards rose by 7.29 percentage points to 73.93 per cent from last year's 66.64 per cent.