Girls outshine boys in Higher Secondary Board examinations

Akanksha, Tasavur share 1st position in Science, Vanshika & Bandeep tops in Commerce, Arts

Nagender Jamwal
Jammu Tawi, April 29:

Girls outshined boys by securing top slots in all the disciplines of crucial 12th class, the results of which were declared by Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) on Saturday evening. Of 64 positions in Science, Commerce and Arts girls got 45 slots. Out of 38895 students who appeared for the JKBOSE class 12 exams, 2233 were boys in Arts, 983 in Commerce and 6912 in Science faculties respectively while 4104 were girls in Arts, 821 in Commerce and 4853 in Science faculties. Of these 19906 qualified the examination and the overall pass percentage is 51 percent.
The qualified students included 10,128 boys and 9,778 girls, the JKBOSE official note said.
The first 10 positions in Science stream were shared by 36 students – 20 of them girls – while in Commerce, the first 10 positions were shared by 16 students, including 15 girls.
Twelve students – 10 of them girls – shared the first 10 positions in Arts stream. Of the total students, 3880 got distinction, while 8450, 6574 and 1002 secured first, second and third divisions respectively, note said.
In Science stream, Akanksha of Infant Jesus Higher Secondary School, Hiranagar and Tasavur Khanum of Springdales Higher Secondary School, Kathua jointly secured first position. Second position was secured by Lovish Mahajan of Oriental Academy, Afghan Mohalla, Jammu, Satyam Mahajan of Dogra Higher Secondary School, Shastri Nagar and Surya Pratap Singh of Govt SRML Higher Secondary School, Parade Ground jointly secured second position.
Third position was secured by Anshika of Infant Jesus Higher Secondary School, Kathua and Sanket Khajuria of Little Angels Higher Secondary School, Kathua jointly secured third position.
Vanshika Gupta of Oriental Academy, Afghan Mohalla secured first position in Commerce stream while Monika Angural of SP Higher Secondary School, Bari Brahmana, Sanya Gandotra of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Shastri Nagar jointly secured second position whereas Priya Choudhary of Dogra Higher Secondary School secured third position.
Meanwhile, in Arts stream, Bandeep Kour of Manu Shiksha Kendra Higher Secondary School, Rajbagh secured first position.
Bharti Sharma of S P Higher Secondary School, Exchange Road bagged second position and Simran Gupta of Government Higher Secondary School, Jourian, Akhnoor got third position.

(See full detail of result is on page number 7 and 9.)

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