Maharashtra board exams: Registrations for Class X go up, Class XII drop


Even because the registrations for Class X and XII state board examinations have come to a detailed, a transparent development which has emerged throughout the state is a substantial drop within the variety of college students enrolling for Class XIIth examinations. On the opposite hand, Class X registrations have gone up by nearly the identical proportion.

Figures from Pune divisional board which incorporates Pune, Ahmednagar and Solapur, present that as in comparison with final yr when 2,49,895 college students had registered for Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Class XII exams, this yr the quantity has dropped to 2,30, 983 registrations. The same development is seen throughout the state the place as in comparison with 14.2 lakh college students who had enrolled for HSC, this yr the quantity stands at 13.1 lakh solely.

Comparatively, the variety of college students showing for Class X has gone up proportionately. In 2021, 2,79,503 college students are set to put in writing the exams as in comparison with 2,58,204 enrollments in 2020.

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As far because the drop within the HSC enrolments are involved, consultants attribute it to the junior faculties, teaching courses and hostels remaining shut throughout most a part of the yr. Since college students in Class XII have to decide on a profession stream for additional graduate research and lots of put together for aggressive entrance exams, they have been pressured to take a spot yr owing to insufficient preparations. Academicians stated that is very true for college students from rural areas since they arrive to the cities to enrol in junior faculties and training courses however since hostels have been shut and courses weren’t operational, many such college students have been pressured to take a spot.

As far as Class Xth is anxious, because the numbers are seeing a marginal rise in registrations, it’s believed {that a} appreciable discount within the syllabus, entry to on-line courses and concessions in exams may be the rationale for the optimistic development.


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