Kolhapur, 14-June: Maharashtra State board for secondary school certificate (SSC) class 10 examinations result was declared yesterday, 13-June as the students waited in anticipation.
Taking a look at the performance of the students in the last year Maharashtra board exams, the state had recorded an appreciable pass percentage of 76.06 percent where Kolhapur has recorded 89.17 percent.
The students from the Konkan emerged victorious over the other divisions. Konkan topped among the eight divisions in the state with overall pass percentage of 93.24 percent while Kolhapur division completed close third with 89.17 passing percentage.
While maintaining the existing trend, the girls have outshined boys in the class X exam as they do every year. A total of 14,60,947 boys and girl students had appeared in the Maharashtra board class 10 exams.
5 students from Kolhapur scored 100% whereas 297 other students attained over 90%. The five students attaining 100% are Dhanashree Salonkhe, Abhilasha Patil, Nilesh Kowadkar, Shruti Warang and Ruchi Thosare.
The success rate of girls was an impressive 82.96 percent as compared to the 79.90 pass percentage of the boys. About 14 lakh candidates appeared in the class 10th examination from the state board this year, out of which over 12 lakh managed to clear the Maharashtra State Board for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) exam.
Gender wise pass percentage performance showed that Girls attained 90.11 over boys with 88.41. The Latur division was at the bottom of the division-wise results with a pass percentage of 69.01. The state pass percentage was estimated to be higher by 5 per cent as against the previous year.
The division-wise results announced by Sarjerao Jadhav, Board Chairman, are as follows: Konkan (93.94%), Pune (90.71%), Kolhapur (89.17%), Mumbai (88.94%), Nashik (77.07%), Nagpur (74.55%), Aurangabad (71.36%), Amaravati (70.07%) and Latur (69.01%).