Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Dinesh Sharma announced the UP Board Results for the students of classes 10 and 12 through a video conference in Lucknow today.
Sharma said that this year, the results of both - class 10, 12 exams are better than the previous year.
In class 10, Riya Jain from Bhagpat secured the first rank with 96.67% marks. Abhimanyu Verma from Barabanki stood second with 95.83% and the third rank is secured by Yogesh Pratap Singh from Barabanki with 95.33%.
The overall pass percentage for class 10 is 83.31% which is higher than the last year's 80.07%.
In class 12, Anurag Malik from Baraut stood first with 97% marks. The second rank is secured by Pranjal Singh with 96% and the third rank is secured by Utkarsh Shukla with 94.80%.
The overall pass percentage for class 12 is 74.63% which is also higher than last year's 70.2%.
In class 12 exam, girls outperformed boys. The pass percentage for girls is 74.63%, while it is 68.88% for boys.