CLASS 12: GOVT SCHOOLS WIT­NESS SLUMP

A to­tal of 160 stu­dents got 90% and above this year, while in 2011, 200 stu­dents got above 90% and in 2010, 402 stu­dents crossed the mark THIS YEAR, 7,944 STU­DENTS HAVE AP­PEARED FOR THE EX­AM­I­NA­TION, OUT OF WHICH 6,443 CLEARED THE EXAM

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CHANDI­GARH: Gov­ern­ment schools in city have wit­nessed a fall in the num­ber of stu­dents scor­ing above 90% marks. A to­tal of 160 stu­dents se­cured 90% and above, where as last year as many as 200 stu­dents had se­cured above 90%. In 2010, 402 stu­dents had achieved this feat.

Out of a to­tal of 160 stu­dents, 100 are from sci­ence stream, while 53 are from com­merce, three from hu­man­i­ties and and five from vo­ca­tional cour­ses.

A to­tal of 58 stu­dents of Gov­ern­ment Model Se­nior Sec­ondary School, Sec­tor 16, (GMSSS-16) scored above 90%, fol­lowed by GMSSS-35 with 25 stu­dents, GMSSS-MHC, Mani Ma­jra, with 19 stu­dents; GMSSS-33 with 11 stu­dents. FALL AT MODEL, NON-MODEL SCHOOLS

Both model and non-model gov­ern­ment schools reg­is­tered a fall in pass per­cent­age, which was recorded at 81.11%, as com­pared to 82.57% in 2011, said Ram Kumar, Dis­trict Ed­u­ca­tion Of­fi­cer. This year, 7,944 stu­dents had ap­peared for the ex­am­i­na­tion, out of which 6,443 cleared the exam.

In model schools, GMSSS-16 reg­is­tered a pass per­cent­age of 96.43%, while GMSSS-MHC, Mani Ma­jra, recorded an im­pres­sive pass per­cent­age of 96.08%. As many as 93.37 % stu­dents of GMSSS-37 cleared the exam. GMSSS-20 was the worst per­former with 58.60% as the pass per­cent­age. In non-model school cat­e­gory, GSSS-Khuda La­hora recorded a pass per­cent­age of 90.48%, which was 92% last year.

GSSS Girls-20 con­tin­ued with the progress ex­hib­ited in the past two years by se­cur­ing a pass per­cent­age of 87%. The fig­ure was 81.96% in 2011 and 55.8 in 2010.

GSSS-Maloya at­tained 86.96%, as com­pared to 86.84% pass per­cent­age last year.

GSSS-Khuda Ali Sher turned out to be the worst per­former in this cat­e­gory by reg­is­ter­ing a dis­mal 38.01% as the pass per­cent­age.

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