Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jun 7 (UNI) Girls have outperformed boys in the HSC examinations from the Aurangabad division of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, results of which were declared today.
Shital Jaju Ramesh (vocational stream) from Deogiri College, Aurangabad, and Sameer Mandge Eknath (science stream) from S B College of Science, Aurangabad, jointly came first in the general merit list in the division.
Pooja Mane Rajendra from Balbhim College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Beed, stood second while Ashwinin Vyavhare Ramdas from Deogiri College, Aurangabad, stood third. Pooja with 568 marks, however, topped in the science stream.
Shital and Sameer secured 94.83 per cent each with 569 marks.
Sonali Tambde Mahadeo, also from the Deogiri College, Aurangabad, secured first position among backward class candidates with 561 marks.
Narke Pradip Bhaskar from Triamkdasji Patel Junior College, Thergaon, with 551 marks topped in the arts stream. Apeksha Bhamre Shirish of Deogiri College, Aurangabad, obtained first position in commerce stream with 554 marks. Among handicapped candidates, Pholane Tryambak Murlidhar from Beleshwar Junior College, Pedgaon, obtained the first position.
A total of 101,655 students, 35,156 of them girls, had appeared for the the HSC examination from the Aurangabad division which comprises Jalna, Aurangabad, Beed, Parbhani and Hingoli districts.
Of them, 59,069 boys passed the examination, registering a pass percentage of 88.83. The pass percentage among the girls was higher at 91.82 with 32,281 girls having passed the examination.
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