The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) declared 167 students in the top 15 in order of merit for Class X board examination this year. Of this, girls were 42.5%, with the first position in the merit bagged by Tanisha Vijay of Sawai Madhopur.
The provisional merit list of Class X is much longer in comparison to last year in which 102 students figured in the top 15. This year the highest marks in the merit remained at 99.17%, which goes down to 96.50%. The first three positions are bagged by students from towns like Dausa, Sikri, Rasisar, Seetsar, Ratanda, Dungar and Baswa of the state.
Interestingly, this time 14 students of government schools managed to make their place in the merit list and Anand Kumar of Government Senior Secondary School of Seetsari of Churu district got third position. The brilliant performance of students from government schools has mostly been from remote towns and villages.
However, private schools continued to make their impression in this exam with private school students occupying 153 positions out of 167 who made it in the top 15.
For the first time in a decade, boys outdid girls in Class X results of the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education which was declared on Sunday evening. The pass percentage of boys was 76.02, while that of girls was 75.70. The overall pass percentage was 75.89, about three notches down from last year. The results were declared by state education minister Vasudev Devnani on Sunday evening. Of the 10,81,724 students, who registered for this exam this year, 10,51,105 appeared for the same. Last year, the figure was 11,06,438 and 10,69,547, respectively. In all, 7,97,672 students cleared the exam while 64,813 will have to take supplementary exam. The number of boys who took the exam this year was 6,10,768 while that of girls was 4,40,337.
Among those who will take supplementary exam, there are 29,331 girls and 35,482 boys. In the first division list, 1,23,553 were girls and 1,70,158 boys. The pass percentage among regular students was 76.36 while that of private students was 11.03.
A total of 7,501 appeared as private students. Of them, 827 students managed to pass.
News Reference - TimesofIndia