PSEB declares class 12 results: Girls clinch top 3 slots in Punjab; Sujan Kaur of Sardulgarh bags the first position98.68 percent of Science, 98.30 percent of Commerce, passing percentage Author : Rakesh Behal
The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has declared the results of class 12 board exams today. According to the results announced, the first three slots have been clinched by girls.
Sujan Kaur of Dashmesh Convent Senior Secondary School Sardulgarh secured the first position in the humanities group and secured 500 marks out of 500.
Similarly, Shreya Singla of MSD Senior Secondary Public School Bathinda secured the second position with 498 marks. B.C.M. Ludhiana Senior Secondary School HM 150 Jamalpur Colony Focal Point Ludhiana secured the third position with 497 marks.
According to the results announced by the board today, the science subject recorded 98.8 percent passing, commerce 98.30 percent, humanity 90.62 percent and vocational 84.66 percent. This year, 6.25 per cent of the compartments have been recorded.
A spokesman of the department said that this time 2, 96, 709 students appeared for the examinations, out of which 2, 74, 378 students have passed while 3637 students have failed. Apart from this, the compartment of 12, 569 students has recorded and the result of 125 students has been delayed.
Giving further details, the spokesperson said that the pass percentage of girls was 95.14 per cent and 90.25 per cent of boys. In urban areas, the pass percentage was 92.90 per cent, in rural areas it was 92.17 per cent. Likewise, the passing percentage in government schools was 91.86 per cent, and private schools recorded 94.77 per cent while government-aided schools recorded 91.03 per cent.
Punjab School Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains has congratulated the students, teachers and their parents for the good results.