Batala: A government school in Gurdaspur
district has earned the dubious distinction of having the
lowest pass percentage in Class X exam conducted by the Punjab
State Education Board (PSEB) as only one of its 139 examinees
managed to pass.
According to official sources, a total of 139 students
had appeared in the matric examination but 138 of them were
declared failed. The remaining student got compartment in
mathematics paper when the results were announced recently.
Similarly, 140 students of the same school had appeared
in the plus two examination but only three students managed to
obtain pass marks.
When contacted, District Education Officer Gurmeet Singh
said stern action would be taken against the teachers of the
school if they were found wanting in professionalism.