Goa: 92% students clear state board's Class 12 exam, girls outshine boys

GBSHSE: A total of 94.58 percent of girls and 90.66 percent boys cleared the Goa Board examination.

Goa: 92% students clear state board's Class 12 exam, girls outshine boys Goa Board: 92% students clear state board's Class 12 exam
Press Trust of India | May 21, 2022 - 10:54 p.m. IST
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PANAJI: A total of 92.66 percent of students passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or Class 12 examination conducted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHE) in April 2022, as per the results declared on Saturday.

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A total of 94.58 percent of girls and 90.66 percent boys cleared the examination, said board chairman Bhagirath Shetye here. Schools in Tiswadi tehsil fared the best with 95.92 percent of students clearing the exam, while schools in Quepem tehsil recorded the lowest 86.23 percent passing rate.

The examination was conducted offline. GBSHE had adopted a special assessment scheme for the academic year 2021-22 in view of school closures and challenges of conducting examinations during the coronavirus pandemic, Shetye told reporters. Of total of 18,112 students who appeared for the examination, 16,783 passed.

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The Commerce stream had the highest passing percentage of 95.71 per cent, followed by arts stream at 95.68 per cent. As much as 93.95 per cent of science stream students and 79.04 per cent of vocational stream students cleared the examination. Some 349 students availed of sports merit marks.

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