Over half of the students could not pass in Bihar class X exam
Patna: The results of class X examination boards were declared on Sunday noon and it has come to notice that less than half of the 15.47 lakh students passed the examinations.
There is a sharp drop of 28% if compared to the results of last year.
Results announced by the Bihar School Examination Board also showed all the 42 students - 24 girls and 18 boys - on the top-10 merit list came from Simultala Awasiya Vidyalaya in Bihar's Jamui district.
This school was set up after the famous school at Netarhat went to Jharkhand after Bihar's bifurcation in 2000.
- Last year, 75.17% students had passed the exam.
- Only 10.86% examinees were able to secure first division, as against 21.45% last year.
- The low pass percentage this year was attributed to the Board's success in stopping unfair means.