Maharashtra State Board for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) declared Class 10 board exams on Friday. The result was made available on the Board’s official websites www.mahresults.nic.in, www.sscresults.mkel.org and www.maharashtraeducation.com after 1pm.
Girl students outshone the boys. 7,42,507 girl students took the exam this year, out of whom 6,82,864 or 91.97% were declared successful. The pass percentage of boys, on the other hand, is 87.27%.
According to the board, 8,86,106 boys appeared in this year’s examination, out of whom 7,73,339 have passed.
Konkan area posted a cool 96% pass out standing first in the state. Pune came a close second with 92.08%. Nagpur, however, got the last slot with only 85.97% of students from the district were declared successful. Kolhapur (93.88%), Mumbai (90.41%), Aurangabad (88.81%), Nashik (87.42%), Latur (86.30%) and Amaravati (86.49%) followed suit.
Going by the information, provided on MSBSHSE. 16,36,250 students had registered for the exams out of which 16,28,613actually took the exam and 14,56,203 or 89.41% students successfully passed.
There were eight separate incidents of paper leak reported. The board, however, insisted that the paper leak was in control and refused to hold re-examination for any of the papers.
The state board recruited more people into their flying squads to conduct daily surprise checks at the exam centres to curb any form of malpractices during the HSC and SSC exams.