Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, June 1:
A total of 76.75 percent of students successfully cleared this year’s annual Plus Two examinations the results of which were announced this morning.
The results were announced by Higher Education minister Pradip Panigrahi at the State Secretariat here at 10 AM in the presence of chairman of Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) Prof Basudeb Chhatoi and secretary, Higher Education, Gagan Kumar Dhal.
The minister announced that out of 2,30, 232 Arts students, 1,75,719 have cleared the examination with a pass percentage of 76.31.
In Science, 75,434 students out of a total of 93,920 have passed the examinations with a pass percentage of 80.31 while in Commerce, 22,391 out of a total of 32,226 students have passed with a pass percentage of 69.48.
The male and female percentage in Arts is 70.16 and 81.49 while in Science and Commerce, the ratio is 78.51 and 83.23; and 66.80 and 75.76 respectively.
While Nayagarh district has topped the pass results with 87.92, Rayagada district is at the bottom with 61.08.
While Baleswar district has topped in Science results with 92.60 percent, Jharsuguda district is at the lowest with 67.96.
In Commerce, Phulbani has topped the list with 85.05 percent while Deogarh has the lowest result with 32.78.
While 15,231 students have secured first division in Arts, 18459 students have secured first division in Science and 3326 students have secured first division in Commerce.
The result booklets would be available in the CHSE headquarters office at Bhubaneswar, Baripada, Brahmapur, Sambalpur and JKBK College.
A total of 3,71,920 students had appeared in the annual Plus Two examinations of which 94,952 students were from the Science, 2,31,835 from Arts, 32,586 from Commerce and 11,517 from Vocational Education.
The average result of the last year’s examinations was 68.56 percent. Out of a total of 3,10,378 students, the pass percentage in Arts was 68.19 followed by 70.13 percent in Science and 64.14 percent in Commerce.
While 31,211 students had passed in first division, , 47,533 had passed in second and 1,28,872 in third division.
The girls had performed better results than the boys.
While 64.17 percent boys had cleared the examinations, the pass percentage of girls was 70.13.
While Nayagarh district had topped the pass average with 83.56 percent, Kalahandi district had remained at the bottom with 49.78 percent.