Lucknow, May 16: Girls outperformed boys once again in Uttar Pradesh in high school and intermediate examinations as the results for class 10 and 12 were declared on Sunday, May 15.
The pass percentage for the High School exams was 87.66 per cent while that for Intermediate was 87.99.
Female students put up a splendid performance in both exams, with a pass percentage of 91.11 for High School and 92. 48 for Intermediate.
Steps to check the results:
- Candidates need to visit the official website
- Click on the link 'U P Board High School (Class X) Results 2015'
- Enter required details including register number
- Click on the 'submit' button Results will get displayed
- Take the print out of the result for future reference.
The pass percentage for boys was 84.82 for High School and 84.35 for Intermediate. The girls also bagged top five ranks in both the examinations.
Addressing a press conference on the occasion, Amar Nath Verma, Chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad, disclosed that about 32.6 lakh students had appeared for the High School (Class 10) exams while 29.2 lakh candidates wrote their papers for Intermediate (Class 12).
Saumya Patel of Rae Bareli topped the High School exams with an impressive score of 98.67 per cent while Sakshi Verma of Barabanki, who scored 98.20 per cent, was the topper for Intermediate.
This year, the total number of candidates for High School examinations went up by 2.53 lakh compared with the previous year while Intermediate saw an increase of 1.52 lakh.
The girls' pass percentage for High School is 2.77 per cent higher than last year while in Intermediate the improvement was a modest 0.32 per cent.
The pass percentage of boys for High School this year rose by an impressive 5.09 per cent though their performance in Intermediate suffered a drop of 1.56 per cent.
The examinations were held in February-March this year and the answer scripts were examined at 256 evaluation centers set up in different districts of the neighboring state of Madhya Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education was set up in the year 1921 in Allahabad. The board conducted the first examination in the year 1923.
(With PTI inputs)