Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, May 31:
A total of 68.36 percent students cleared the annual Plus Two examination, conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Odisha, results of which was announced this morning.
The results were announced by Higher Education minister Dr Pradeep Kumar Panigrahi at the State Secretariat here at 10 AM.
While the pass percentage in the Arts stream is 68.19%, the pass percentage in Science, Commerce and Vocational stream is 70.13%, 54.14% and 55.23% respectively.
While as many as 1,34,315 students have cleared the Arts exams, 60,119 and 17,796 students have passed in the Science and Commerce disciplines.
In the Arts stream, 11,778 have passed in first division, 22,993 in second and 96,618 in third division.
In the Science stream, 15,953 students have passed in first division, 21,417 in second and 21,219 in third division.
In the Commerce stream, 3,480 have passed in the first division, 3,123 in second and 11,035 in third division.
The pass percentage of the Regular and ex-Regular students is 57.03 and 47.90 respectively.
However, the girls have excelled with a pass percentage of 72.85 compared to 64.17 percent of the boys in the examination this year.
While Baleswar district has topped in the Science results with a pass rate of 86.16%, Nayagarh district has topped in the Arts and Commerce streams in terms of pass rate.
On the other hand, Kalahandi, Nuapada and Deogarh districts have posted lowest pass rates in Arts, Science and Commerce respectively.
While Nayagarh district has the highest pass percentage with 83.56, Kalahandi district has the lowest with 49.79 percent.
Present on the occasion, CHSE chairman Dr Basudeb Chhatoi said the result booklets would be simultaneously available in the counters at the CHSE head office in Bhubaneswar and its three zonal offices in Sambalpur, Brahmapur and Baripada and the JKBK College in Cuttack.
They can also know their results through Type CHSE14<SPACE><Roll No> and send to 7682899899 or through other SMS by typing ORI12<Space><Roll No> and send to 58888, he added.
The students will be provided with the certificates on June 2, the Higher Education minister announced.
A total of 3,24,461 students had appeared the examinations in Arts, Science, Commerce, Vocational and Distance Education streams at 1080 centres of the state that began on March 3.
While 1,90,765 students had appeared in the Arts stream, 86,890 in Science, 27,394 in Commerce, 10,428 in Vocational and 8,894 students had appeared in the Distance Education streams.
The examination was concluded on March 28.