86.05% students clear Goa SSC exam

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 14:22

Panaji: For the first time, 86.05 percent
of total 15,329 students cleared the Goa Secondary School
Certificate (SSC) examination, a Board official said.
Goa Board of secondary and higher-secondary education
chairman, Mervyn D`Souza, said that 86.05 per cent students
passed the examination, which is the highest ever percentage
recorded by the Board.

The passing percentage has been on the rise since
2004. 13,191 of 15,329 students who appeared for the exams
passed it with boys comprising 80.75 per cent and girls at
79.87 per cent. The examinations were held at 24 centres
between March 30 and April 9.
As many as 41 high schools, including nine schools in
the rural Goa, clocked hundred percent result, he said.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 14:22
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