Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Odisha announced the plus two science result today. Only 27 students scored 90% or above in the + 2 Science examination.
They include 18 boys and 9 girls. The number if far lower compared to last year’s 53. After last year’s results, the government had said that attempts would be made to increase the number of high scorers by changing the examination pattern and syllabus.
The Mass Education minister Badri Narayan Patra announced the results and he said that 81.11 per cent students have cleared the examination out of 90,643 students who had appeared for the science stream exam.
The pass percentage is the best performance in terms of pass percentage in past five years, better than last year’s 80.80%. The pass percentage of girls (82.36%) is better than boys (80.29%), repeating similar trend of past five years.
According to PTI, of the total candidates, 73,523 have passed. 19,087 students have passed in first division, 26,322 in the second division and 27,597 students got the third division, the minister said.
Balasore district with a pass percentage of 93.61% registered the best pass percentage while Jharsuguda remained on the bottom (52.51%) for the third year in a row. The pass percentage in Jharsuguda declined further from last year’s 53.87%.
No student could pass from three colleges: Binayak Junior College, Jeypore; Krushna PD Women’s College, Dasapalla; and Tapobana Junior College of Science and Technology, Tapoban.
Results of other streams such as arts, commerce and vocational are likely to be published by the month-end, school and mass education minister Badri Narayan Patra said.