Saumya Patel of Vibgyor Public Inter College Chandauli, Rae Bareli stood on the top spot in high school UP board exam with 98.67% marks while Sakshi Verma became the first girl from Barabanki’s Maharani Laxmi Bai Memorial Inter College to emerge as the topper with 98.20% in Intermediate exams.
Interestingly, the top three positions in both high school and intermediate examinations were secured by girls. Not only on top three positions, overall also, girls out past boys in UP Board of High School and Intermediate Education examinations.
Announcing the results on Sunday, board director Amarnath Verma said girls secured an overall pass percentage of 91.11 in high school examinations as against boys who registered an overall result of 84.82%.
In High School exams, Iqra and Umrah Mahmood also from Vibgyor Public Inter College Chandauli, Rae Bareli came second by securing 98.17%.
Three students – Nisha Sahu of Kanpur’s Shivaji Inter College, Garima of Surya Narayan Inter College, Ambedkar Nagar and Disha Kesarwani of Hazi Mohd Amin Inter College in Basti – scored 97.83% to stand at third spot.
In intermediate examinations, Pratima Singh and Sonali Verma, also of Rani Laxmi Bai Memorial College, Barabanki scored 98% to become the second toppers.
The third spot also witnessed a tie between Divyanshi of Mahendra Neelam Inter College, Tirwa, Kannau and Prerna Verma of Maharani Laxmi Bai Memorial Inter College, Barabanki. The students secured 97.80%.
In high school examinations a total of 32,59,203 students, including 17,87,294 boys and 14,71,909 girls, who appeared for the examination, 28,56,998 were declared successful.
In intermediate, out of the total of 29,17,268 students, including 16,12,756 boys and 13,04,512 girls, a total of 25,66,772 cleared the exams.
The pass percentage of regular candidates in high school exams was registered at 88% and that of private candidates was 75.07%. In intermediate exams, the pass percentage of regular candidates was 88.10% while that of private candidates was 85.83%.
In Class 12 examinations, girls secured an overall pass percentage of 92.46 and boys achieved a pass percentage of 84.35.
In high school, the overall pass percentage of 87.66 was registered which is 3.92% more than last year. In intermediate, an overall result of 87.99% was registered which is 0.84% less than last year.