Girls outshine boys in annual Class 12 results in Kashmir; overall pass percentage 80

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Girls edged boys by over 4 % pass percentage in the class 12 annual regular examination results declared by the J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) this morning with an overall pass percentage of over eighty percent.

As per the data released by the JKBOSE officials, a total of 46,987 of the 58,397 candidates have passed the annual regular examination in Kashmir.

Gender-wise, girls recorded a pass percentage of 82.72 % while as 78.46 % boys have succeeded in the examination, the data reveal.

As per the official figures, a total of 30,960 boys and 27,437 girls appeared in the examination out of which 24, 291 and 22,696 passed respectively.

Girls also pipped boys in terms of the top positions across the streams.

In Science stream, as many as 19 students shared the top three slots out of whom only four are boys.

Likewise, in Commerce stream, five girls shared the first three positions while as the top slots in Home Science and Arts streams have been bagged by three girls in each stream, the JKBOSE data reveal.

As per the figures released by the board, as many as 141 girls figure among the top 178 position holders across streams.