Bhubaneswar: The fate of over 97,750 students, who had appeared for the +2 Science stream exams in the State, has been decided. Around 72.33 percent students cleared the exams, informed the School and Mass Education Minister Samir Das at Gitagobinda Bhawan in Bhubaneswar on Monday.
Girls have outperform boys (70.4%) with a 75.02 pass percentage this time too. 30,648 girls have cleared the exams against 40,058 boys.
Out of the 70,706 students who have passed, 20,806 have secured first division, 23,904 in second division and 25,360 are in third division. A total of 60 students have secured above 90 per cent in the annual exam this year as against 41 students of previous year.
Students can apply for re-evaluation online for 15 days from June 6 onwards, informed the Minister.
In 2018, 76.98 percent students had cleared the exams.
The candidates who had appeared for the exam can check their results at http://www.chseodisha.nic.in and http://orissaresults.nic.in, informed officials of the CHSE.
This year, extra measures had been taken to ensure that malpractice and untoward incidents did not occur during the exams that took place from March 7 to 30. Out of 1,091 exam centres, CCTV cameras had been installed at 937 centres. Cops had also been deployed at every centre. Additional precaution like double frisking was also conducted.
While Plus +2 results are usually declared in month of May, evaluation of answer sheets was delayed this year in the aftermath of Cyclone FANI.