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HSLC, HSSLC results declared: Girls outshine boys again in Nagaland

By EMN Updated: Apr 26, 2024 3:12 pm

71. 87% pass percentage in HSLC; HSSLC (Arts) records 83.16% pass percentage, Commerce 87.67% and Science 80.88 % 

DIMAPUR Girls have once again outperformed boys in both the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examinations 2024, the results of which were declared on Friday.

The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) conducted the exams in February-March this year.

The overall pass percentage in the HSLC exam stood at 71.87%, as 15,588 candidates of the total 22,136 enrolled qualified the examination. This is the highest pass percentage recorded since 2019.

The girls put up a stellar performance with 8,455 (51.92%) qualifying the exam this year, compared to 7,133 (49.79%) boys. Out of 77 students in the Top 20 list, 54 are girls and the remaining 23 are boys.

Mhachilo Yanthan of Christian Hr. Sec. School, Dimapur, secured the top ranking in the HSLC exam with 98.83%, while Ketsino Jane Frances of St. Paul School, Phesama, stood in the second position (98.67%).

The third position is jointly held by Pabitra Deb of Holy Cross Hr. Sec. School, Dimapur and Amina Begum of M.G.M. Hr. Sec. School, Dimapur (98.50%); while the fourth ranking is jointly held by Tsiurile V. Thonglii of Little Flower Hr. Sec. School, Kohima, Sucharita Mahajan of Pranab Vidyapith Hr. Sec. School, Dimapur and Victor Sunep Dowarah of Carewell School, Dimapur (97.83%); and the fifth position by Shazia Farzana of Cosmopolitan School, Chumoukedima (97.50%).

In terms of district-wise performance for government schools, Kohima topped the table with a 67%, followed by Tseminyu and Phek districts at 61% and 60% respectively, while Shamator district stood in the bottom at 3%. The pass percentage of government schools dipped from 49.13% in 2023 to 48.55% this year.

In respect of private schools, Tseminyu district topped with a 93%, followed by Kohima and Mokokchung at 90%. However, the overall pass percentage reduced to 86.77% against 91.15% last year, according to the NBSE update.

It went on to inform that out 22 candidates with special needs, who wrote the exam, 12 of them qualified.

HSSLC exam results

The overall pass percentage in Arts stream is 83.16%, which is the highest recorded since 2019, and Commerce stream followed suit with 87.67%. However, the pass percentage in Science stream dipped to 80.88% against 86.79% last year, and it is the lowest in six years.

Girls outperformed boys in all the streams with a higher pass percentage. Out of the 13 toppers in Arts stream, 10 were girls, while boys outnumbered girls in Commerce with nine of them making it to the list against three girls. In Science stream, seven toppers were boys and six boys.  

Keletsole Mekro of Dainty Buds, Kohima, topped the Arts stream with 97.40%, while Satyam Kumar Jaiswal of Holy Cross Hr. Sec. School, Dimapur, topped in Commerce (98.40%) and Narola Imsong of Queen Mary Hr. Sec. School, Mokokchung, topped Science stream (96.20%).

It may be mentioned that three government institutions namely Mayangnokcha Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Mokokchung (Rank 5); Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Chümoukedima (Rank 5); and Bautüng Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Longleng (Rank 8) produced three toppers in Arts stream.

In Children with Special Needs category, 14 candidates appeared the exam, out of which 10 passed – four in 1st division and six in 2nd division.

Compartmental, improvement exams

Meanwhile, the NBSE informed that the eligibility criteria for the HSLC and HSSLC 2024 compartmental exam and improvement of performance has been raised from three to four subjects and the eligible candidates can avail two chances for the same.

Without specifying the date, the Board informed that the compartmental and improvement exams for both HSLC and HSSLC will be conducted in June. It added that those interested in taking the exams can apply online via NBSE portal from May 10 to the 18th.

CM, Dy CMs congratulate

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and Deputy CMs TR Zeliang and Y Patton congratulated students who successful passed the HSLC and HSSLC exams, as well as encouraged the rest to work harder.

‘Congratulations to all who have cleared HSLC and HSSLC exams under NBSE. Your hard work has helped you reach an important milestone in your academic journey. Best wishes for a successful future. I encourage those who have failed not to give up, but to strive with persistence,’ he wrote on X.

TR Zeliang and Patton also wished the students in their future endeavours.

By EMN Updated: Apr 26, 2024 3:12:56 pm
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