The Punjab government schools have excelled in board exam results for the third consecutive year. The Punjab School Education Board has declared results of class 10th and 8th today. The results of government schools fared better than the private schools and pass percentage for both the classes was nearly 99%. 

In Class 10th, the pass percentage of government schools remained  99.96 percent against the 99.93 pass percentage of PSEB. The result of as many as 3576 government schools is cent percent.

Similarly in class 8th, the pass percentage of government schools is  99.91 against the 99.88 pass percentage of PSEB .The result of as many as 6215 government schools remained cent percent.

The Secretary School Education Krishan Kumar  while congratulating congratulated the students, teachers and parents said that it was a unique and co-achievement . The school heads, teachers, students and parents have made concerted contributions towards "Mission Cent Percent" despite facing many odds due to unprecedented pandemic COVID-19.

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He said that Education Department launched "Ghar Baithe Siklhiya" programme to cater to the educational needs of the students during pandemic and the school teachers, really toiled hard and adapted to latest digital applications to prepare lessons for TV/Radio channels and even set up their own digital classrooms via youtube, google and zoom apps to reach out to their students.

He exhorted the students and teachers to continue the hard work to materialise "Online Education" successful this year too. The department has regular started classes on Doordarshan Punjabi under the " Ghar Baithe Sikhiya" programme, he said.

He further added that the government schools are  conducting classes through Punjab Educare app and zoom app. The coaching classes for competitive examinations NTSE, PSTSE and NMMS have also been started by the department.

“The better infrastructural facilities as well as quality education and Board Results have been instrumental in bringing in change in the mind-set of the people. The change in public perception could easily be gauged from the huge increase in enrollment, especially shifting of students from private to government schools”, further added the Education Secretary.



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