West Bengal: In Covid-hit year, 98% students clear their Class 12 exam


The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) on Thursday introduced the Class 12 end result with 97.69 per cent candidates clearing the exam in comparison with 90.13 per cent final 12 months.

At a press convention, WBCHSE president Mohua Das introduced {that a} lady scholar from Murshidabad had topped the exam after scoring 499 marks out of complete 500.

Class 12 examinations couldn’t be held this 12 months as a consequence of Covid-19 restrictions and marks had been awarded primarily based on students’ earlier tutorial efficiency.

As per the council, complete of 99.28 per cent of the students within the science stream handed the exams; 99.08 per cent in commerce; and 97.39 per cent in arts.

“Total 86 candidates have featured in the top 10 list. For the first time in our history, a girl from the minority community hailing from Murshidabad district scored 499 marks out of 500,” stated Das. The scholar’s title was not revealed because the council didn’t formally announce the advantage record.

According to WBCHSE, complete 8,19,202 students had been assessed, of whom 3,19,327 acquired the primary division.

Compared to 30,220 final 12 months, complete 9,013 students have acquired the ‘O Grade’ (90-100 per cent marks) this 12 months. (*12*), 49,370 students acquired the ‘A+ Grade’ (80-90 per cent marks) in opposition to 84,746 final 12 months.

“Although the number of students receiving the O and A+ grades is significantly lower compared to last year, the number of B+ grade (60-69 per cent) recipients has increased to 1,65,186 from 1,10,265 last year. The number of students getting A grade (70-79 per cent) has slightly decreased to 95,758 from 96,825 last year,” added Das.

Das knowledgeable that marksheets can be distributed to colleges from 52 camp workplaces of the council from July 23.


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