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
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.