Cuttack: A record 71.74 per cent regular
students in Oriya medium schools today passed their annual
High School Certificate (HSC) examinations organised by the
state Board of Secondary Education (BSE).
This is for the third consecutive year that the pass
percentage in regular stream has increased then the previous
years. While only 53.14 per cent students made it in 2008, the
pass percentage in 2009 was pegged at 63.41, officials said.
The pass percentage in ex-regular category was,
however, little less recording at 56.19. Similarly, 47.70
per cent students passed in regular correspondence course and
only 40.91 percent students made it in ex-regular
Anupam Jena of Saraswati Vidyamandir, College Square,
Cuttack has topped this year`s examination securing 576 marks
(96 percent) from a possible 600 marks.
While two students, Sanhita Panigrahy of Saraswati
Vidyamandir, Balangir and Amiya Ranjan Nayak of Saraswati
Vidyamandir, Baramunda have shared the second position jointly
securing 573 marks each, four students are placed in third
position each securing 571 marks.
Continuing their supremacy in matriculation results,
the private schools run by Sikhya Vikash Samiti namely
Saraswati Vidyamandirs have once again shown their dominance
this year as 54 students of these schools have cemented their
positions in the top-hundred list.