State records pass percentage of 23.66

ST CORRESPONDENT
Thursday, 30 August 2018

Out of 1.21 lakh, only 28,645 students manage to clear the SSC supplementary exam

PUNE: Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) has declared the result of the supplementary examination held for the students who failed the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination held in February-March 2018.

With 28,645 out of the 1,21,059 students who had appeared for the examination clearing it, the State has recorded a pass percentage of 23.66.

The result was declared online on the Board’s website, www.mahresult.nic.in at 1 pm on Wednesday. The supplementary examinations are being held immediately within two months of the board results for the past three years so that the students do not have to waste one whole year to clear SSC examination again. There will be special rounds of admissions for these students under the online Centralised Admission Process to get admissions to higher secondary schools or junior colleges in the city.

The number of students who have failed in either one or two of the subjects is 60,554. These students are eligible for the admissions to Std XI for the year 2018-19, under Keep Term (KT) concession. Around 29,926 students who had appeared for the supplementary examination, and failed in three or more subjects again are eligible for the skill-development programme that has been started by the State government for such students since the year 2016-17.

While Pune division has achieved a pass percentage of 23.76, the highest is seen at Aurangabad division, with 32,83 of the candidates passing. The pass percentage at all the divisions has been observed to be dropping drastically for the past two years.

The students who wish to apply for re-evaluation of marks or obtain photocopies of the answer sheets can do so from August 30 to September 18 at their respective divisional board offices. A sample application letter for the same is available for reference on the website.

The number of students who have failed in either one or two of the subjects is 60,554. These students are eligible for the admissions to Std XI for the year 2018-19, under Keep Term (KT) concession. Around 29,926 students who had appeared for the supplementary examination, and failed in three or more subjects again are eligible for the skill-development programme.

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