Girls fare better than boys in HSSLC 2019
Wangshitemjen tops HSLC 2019
Dimapur, May 17: Boys outperformed girls in HSLC 2019 while girls fare better than boys in HSSLC 2019 in the results declared by the Nagaland Board of School Education on Thursday.
In one of the better results in recent times, the HSLC 2019 recorded a pass percentage of 68.29, which is less than the 2017 pass percentage of 70.19 but much better than 2018 (66.01%), 2016 (65.42%), 2015 (63.05%); 2014 (65.19%) and 2013 (63.51%).
Wangshitemjen Ozukum of Queen Mary Higher Secondary School Mokokchung with 98% topped the HSLC 2019.
Overall among regular students, boys fared better in HSLC 2019 recording 75.30 pass percentage to girls 74.51 pass percentage.
Out of a total of 11,175 boys that appeared the exam, 7641 passed, while total number of girls that appeared the exam were 12,014, out of which 8194 passed. The total pass percentage of boys (including repeaters) is 68.38%, and girls pass percentage (including repeaters) is 68.20.
The results showed boys (44.44%) faring better than girls (42.45%) in Government schools but girls (85.58%) did better than boys (83.92%) in private schools. Among repeaters, girls (28.18%) fared better than boys (27.37%).
As every year, the pass percentage of Government schools was a disappointment at 43.32, but is much better than 2018’s percentage of 40.77. In 2017 it was (42.60%) and 2016 (32.81%).
A total of 22 Government schools registered nil results with as much as 8 GHS in Tuensang District and 6 GHS in Kiphire District recording nil results. In 2018, 27 Government schools
However, 14 Government schools registered 100% pass percentage, including 8 GHS under Mokokchung District. In 2018, 12 GHS recorded 100% pass percentage, 6 GHS in 2017 and 5 GHS each in 2016 & 2015.
Two private schools, Public School, Tohoi Village under Dimapur District and King David School, Pfütsero under Phek District recorded nil results. In 2018, 5 private schools had recorded nil results.
And in an indication that Dimapur and Kohima are increasingly becoming the educational hub of the State, 53 of the 57 students placed in the Top-20 rank list are from Dimapur (28) and Kohima (25). The other four students are three from Mokokchung District and one from Peren District (Gaili Village).
In the top 20 list, out of 57, 30 are boys and the rest 27 are girls. 83 schools secured 100 percent in which 70 are private schools and 14 are government schools.
The Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) 2019 Arts Stream recorded a total pass percentage of 74.44, which is better than 2018 percentage of 73.42. In 2017, it was 77.28%, 2016 (72.10%), 2015 (69.91%) and 2014 (71.89%).
In Commerce Stream, the total pass percentage is 74.68, which is one of the best in recent years. In 2018, the pass percentage was 73.75, 2017 (70.92%), 2016 (73.80%) and 2015 (66.86%). In 2014 the pass percentage was a record 80.70%.
Surprisingly in commerce stream, Government institutions with a pass percentage of 87.27 outperformed private institutions (80.34%).
In Science Stream, the pass percentage is 81.37, which is worse than last year’s 84.39. In 2017, it was 86.94%, 2016 (82.46%), 2015 (79.64%) and 2014 (82.24%).
Imtijungla Pongen of Christian Hr. Sec. School, Dimapur topped the Arts stream with 94.40%; Suhana Begum of M.G.M.Hr.Sec.School, Dimapur topped the Commerce stream with 96% and Ananya Kumar Das of St.John Hr.Sec.Residential School,Dimapur topped the Science stream with 94.60%.
Overall girls pass percentage in HSLC 2019 was 80.94 and boys percentage was 69.69. (Page News Service)