Aizawl: In yet another breakthrough, Mizoram set a new record on Thursday in Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examination by registering 80.49 pass percentage in all the streams, which is the highest pass percentage ever since the first HSSLC examination was conducted by Mizoram Board of School Education (MBSE) in 1997.
Earlier this month, Mizoram had set record by registering the highest ever pass percentage in High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination since 1978.
As per results declared in Arts, Science, Commerce and Vocational streams on Thursday, girls students topped the examination by securing a record of 81.12 percentage, while boys lag 1.29% behind girls at 79.83 %.
This time, the pass percentage registered an increase of 5 % over last year.
The exams were conducted in February and March. Of the 12,109 candidates on roll, 11,802 appeared and 9,500 students have successfully cleared the examination. About 2,096 students were declared failed and 206 have got compartmental chance, while 307 candidates were absent. Of the 528 candidates on roll for old course, 175 successfully cleared the examination, while 297 were declared failed, registering only 37.08 per cent.
Girls outnumbered boys as there 4,912 girls against boys candidate of 4,588.
In overall, 445 candidates passed in distinction, 3,220 in 1st Division, 3,988 in 2nd division and 1,874 students successfully passed in 3rd division.
Of the total 9,252 candidates enrolled in Arts stream, 8,977 appeared and 7,111 have cleared the examination registering a pass percentage of 79.21, which is over 6 per cent increment over last year. A total of 1,732 candidates failed in Arts stream.
As for Science stream, the total students on roll was 2,034 and 2,013 appeared in the examination. While 1,751 students emerged successful, 213 were declared failed. The total pass percentage in Science stream was 86.98, which means 5 per cent ahead of last year.
Whereas in Commerce, out of the 437 students enrolled, 731 appeared and 396 have successfully cleared the examination registering 91.88 pass percentage against last year percentage of 85.12.
Vocational stream has the lowest record of average pass percentage at 63.52. In all, 386 students faced the examination out of which 242 have been declared passed. 381 candidates have been enrolled in vocational stream and 121 students were declared failed.
- Vanlalremruati of Home Mission School, Aizawl topped the merit list in Arts stream by securing 462 out 500 marks, while Angela Vanlalhmangaihi and Nafisa Barlaskar, both fromSt. Paul’s Higher Secondary School, Aizawltopped the merit list in science stream. Both scored 464 out of 500 marks.
In Commerce stream, K. Lalthansanga of St. Joseph Higher Secondary School, Aizawl topped the merit list by securing 451 out 500 marks, while in vocational stream, again a girl candidate Lalhriatkimi of Govt. Mamawii Higher Secondary School, Aizawl topped the merit list by securing 529 out of 650 marks.
Meanwhile, MBSE chairman F. Lianhmingthanga congratulated all the successful students and attributed the outstanding achievement to hardwork and dedication of both the teachers and students.
The compartmental examination for all subjects will be held on 21 June in 8 centres across the state.