Kolkata, May 10: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Tuesday, May 10 congratulated the successful candidates in the Madhyamik examination. The Governor described Madhyamik examination as a "very important step" in the career of a student.
In a message, Tripathi said,"I congratulate those who have succesfully cleared Madhyamik Examination, 2016, as also their teachers and guardians."
Around 11.4 lakh examinees appeared for this year's Madhyamik examinations, out of which 54.59 per cent were females, which was around 9.18 per cent more than males.
The overall success rate in the exams was 82.78 per cent. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a twitter message also congratulated the successful candidates wishing them a great future ahead.