Jammu, May 20 UNI | 2 months ago

Girls have once again outclassed boys by securing top 134 positions out of 200 in the High School Examination (class 10th), the result of which was declared by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education here today.

Girls have excelled in the examinations by bagging 134 top positions out of 200 in the merit list for 20 positions, while number of boys reduced to merely 76, an official said adding that the girls also outperformed boys in the overall pass percentage.

Out of the 53,323 students, who appeared in the exams including 10,723 boys and 8,195 girls, he said and added, ''34,306 students cleared the exam with a total percentage of 64.34.''

''The the number of boys appeared in the examination was higher but still the girls came out with flying colours with 66.14 per cent pass percentage while the boys were 62.82 per cent pass percentage,'' said an official.

Abhimanyu Kalsotra, son of Raj Kumar and Sushma Kalsotra of St Peters School BC Road, Jammu bagged the first position with 492 marks (98.4 per cent) out of 500 while Romani Gupta of Christ School Nowshera bagged second position with 491 marks followed by Vijay Lakshmi of National Academy High School, Udhampur, who bagged third position with 490 marks.

(Posted on 21-05-2014)