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HSLC 2024 batch produces best performance in 6 years


NBSE says narrowing of gender-gap in academic performances

DIMAPUR, APRIL 26: With a qualified percentage of 71.87%, the 2024 batch of Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) High School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSLCE) successful students have produced the best result in the last 6 years.
According to an NBSE announcement on Friday, out of 22,136 candidates who appeared for HSLC exam, a total of 15,588 candidates had managed to qualify. The respective pass percentage for the previous 5 years were 70.32%, 64.69%, 69.42%, 70.03% and 68.29% in 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019.
“The girls have done better with 8,455 (51.92%) girls qualifying and 7,133 (49.79%) boys qualifying the examination. In the Top 20 list, there are 77 candidates out of which 23 are boys and the rest 54 are girls”, the NBSE informed.
In terms of district-wise performance for Government schools, Kohima district topped the table with a percentage of 67% followed by Tseminyu and Phek districts at 61% and 60% respectively. Shamator district was at the bottom with 3%.
In respect of private schools, Tseminyu district was at the top with a percentage of 93% followed by Kohima and Mokokchung at 90% respectively.
Twenty-two candidates in the category of Children with Special Needs appeared the examination with various concessions like extra time, exemption of examination fees, scribe, use of laptop, etc. Twelve of them qualified.
In Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSSLCE) 2024, the overall pass percentage in Arts stream was 83.16%, 87.67% in Commerce stream and 80.88% in Science stream.
“It is heartening to mention that there are 3 toppers from Government Higher Secondary Schools in the Merit list at the HSSLC Examination 2024 in Arts stream from Mayangnokcha Government Higher Secondary School, Mokokchung, Government Higher Secondary School, Chumoukedima and Bautüng Government Higher Secondary School, Longleng in Rank 5(a), Rank 5(c) and Rank 8 respectively”, it stated.
According to NBSE an analysis of this year’s results has revealed a narrowing of the gender gap in academic performance across various streams in Nagaland.
In the Arts stream, 77.59% of male students passed the exam from Government Schools, while the pass percentage for female students stood at 82.98%. The gap was even smaller in private Schools, where 84.20% of male students and 90.25% of female students cleared the exams.
The Commerce stream showed a more balanced performance, with 91.67% of male students and 91.11% of female students passing from Government Schools. In private schools, the pass percentage was 88.68% for male students and 90.35% for female students.
The Science stream also witnessed a significant reduction in the gender disparity. While 60.90% of male students passed from Government Schools, the figure for female students was 77.42%. In private schools, 81.81% of male students and 86.02% of female students cleared the exams.
The trend was also observed in the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) exams, where the pass percentage for male students in Government Schools was 46.07%, for female students it stood at 50.35%. In private schools, the gap was more pronounced, with 84.33% of male students and 89.02% of female students passing the exams.
(Page News Service)