Boys outnumber girls in HSc examination in Odisha
Like the previous year this year also boys have outnumbered girls in the 2014 HSc examination in Odisha result of which was published today.
According to the Board of Secondary Education(BSE) while 79.69 per cent of boys have passed the examination,77.78 per cent of girls have come out success in the examination. Over six lakh students had appeared in the examination and 78.95 per cent of them cleared the examination. The BSE for the first time introduced the gradation system in the examination and abolished the age old division system. BSE sources said 434 schools across the state have shown cent per cent pass result while 25 schools have shown zero result. Out of six lakh students, only 387 have secured A1 grade of scoring more than 90 per cent marks, 7047 students have been placed in A2 grade and 28,441 students scored B1 grade.
While 65,158 students have secured B2 grade,1,05,979 students were placed in C grade,1,43,398 students in D grade and 1,04,679 have passed in E grade. BSE Secretary D P Nanda said Deogarh district has topped the list where the pass percentage was 91.84 while Malkangiri district recorded the lowest pass percentage of 60.07 per cent.
Report reaching the BSE here said several good students have secured comparatively less mark in the Sanskrit objective paper and blamed the evaluation system prompting the BSE to announce to go for a revaluation of the Sanskrit objective paper. State School and Mass Education Secretary Usha Padi when contacted said she had also received complaint form various schools about the students securing less mark in Sanskrit objective and assured that the BSE will do the necessary correction in the marks if any irregularities are noticed in the evaluation and entry of marks in the computer. She has directed the BSE to look into the problems and issue the corrected certificate and mark sheet within stipulated days so that the deserving students will not suffer much.She promised that necessary correction in the mark sheets, if any, will be issued within three days and asked the students to apply to the Board through their schools if they found any discrepancy in the marks in any subject.
(Posted on 30-04-2014)