The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) on Friday declared the results for Class 10 students and recorded its highest ever passing percentage of 99.95 per cent.
No examination was held for the Secondary School Certificate examination (Class 10) this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the marks were calculated based on the internal assessment of the students' performance, an official said.
"This year, the evaluation was done based on the internal assessment scores, which schools sent to the board. While a total of 15,75,806 fresh students had registered, the board received marks of 15,75,752 students, of which 15,74,994 have passed. The passing percentage is at 99.95 per cent, which is 4.65 per cent more than last year," board chairman Dinkar Patil said.
At least 82,802 students, who repeated the class, registered for the evaluation this year, and of these 74,618 students have passed, which is 90.25 per cent, the official said, adding that 957 students have scored 100 per cent marks in the evaluation.
According to the board, out of the nine divisions in the state, Konkan division recorded 100 per cent passing percentage, while Nagpur registered the lowest passing percentage at 99.84 per cent.
The passing percentage among girls was 99.96 per cent, while 99.94 per cent of boys and 97.84 per cent differently-abled students passed the evaluation.
Since, the results have been good and news has been happy, students have take to social media and are making mischievous memes.
Also, the website displayed the results after hours of crashing. Hece, the server became the target of most memes.
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With inputs from PTI.