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New course structure proves costly for tenth students in Mizoram

Written by: Staff

Aizwal, Mar 17 (UNI) Adopting new course for the students in 2005 by the Mizoram Board of School Eduction (MBSE) has proved costly this year as the pass percentage of high school leaving certificate was worst than last year.

While the pass percentage in 2005 was 45.77, the pass percentage this year is 40.49 per cent as the results was announced here today.

"We do not deny that the pass percentage is worse than last year.

However, we attribute this to the adoption of a new couse from last year. In fact, we are quite satisfied with the results compared to the results in past years when a new course is adopted", Laldawngliana, MBSE secretary said.

According to the results, out of 9022 candidates, 3558 passed while 1289 will face compartmental examinations against. Of the pass candidates, 229 passed in distinction while 748 passed in the first division. 1129 are second divisioners while 14562 passed in the third division.

Another flip side is that there were 70 schools with nil results.

While most of these are private institutions located in rural areas, 17 are government-run high schools.


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