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Konkan division tops SSC exams

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jun 14, 2017, 2:45 am IST
Updated : Jun 14, 2017, 2:45 am IST

Girls outperform boys with passing percentage of 91.66 in the state.

Out of the 17.66 lakh students who appeared for SSC Class X exams, 14.58 lakh cleared it. (Photo: Deepak Kurkunde)
 Out of the 17.66 lakh students who appeared for SSC Class X exams, 14.58 lakh cleared it. (Photo: Deepak Kurkunde)

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Senior School Secondary (SSC) Class 10 results for 2017 were declared on Tuesday afternoon on mahresult.nic.in. The Konkan division topped the list with passing percentage of 96.18. Altogether, 88.74 per cent of the candidates who appeared for the SSC class X examination cleared it, which is lower than 89.66 percent in 2016. Girls outshone boys this year with a pass percentage of 91.46 percent while the corresponding figure for the latter stood at 86.51 per cent.

Out of the 16,50,499 students (fresh candidates) who registered for the Maharashtra 2017 SSC exams, 16,44,016 students appeared for SCC exams and 14,58,855 students passed. The SSC class 10th exams were conducted from March 7 to March 29 this year. Out of the 17.66 lakh students who appeared for SSC Class X exams, 9,89,908 were boys, and 7,76,190 were girls.

A total of 1,13,124 repeater candidates had also appeared for their SSC exams in the state this year, out of which 47,630 students passed, registering a passing percent of 42.10 percent. Last year, the state board SSC results 2016 were declared on June 6 and the pass percentage was around 91.9 percent in Mumbai with girls faring better than boys.

Talking to The Asian Age, vice-president of Teachers Democratic Front, Rajesh Pandya, said, “The results have been declared, and now the students can apply for First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions in various junior colleges.”

“For verification of marks, students will have to submit self-attested copies of the online marksheets between June 14 to June 23 along with the fees. For getting the photocopy of answer sheets, students have to apply between June 14 to July 3, 2017,” he added.

The students who desire to apply for Class Improvement Scheme to improve their scores will get two chances in July-August and March 2018.

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