At a time when Assam’s average pass percentage in High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) Examination improved, only 44.2% of the candidates from Dhubri district could clear the examination this year, results of which were declared on Saturday.
With this pass percentage, Dhubri district has become the poorest performing district in entire Assam.
In Dhubri district, a total of 18,823 students appeared in the board examination, conducted by the Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA), out of which only 8,319 students cleared the examination this year.
Even amongst the passed students, only 1,771 students secured 1st Division, 3,025 students secured 2nd Division and 3,025 students secured 3rd Division.
And, none of the students from the district managed to book a place in top 10.
In comparison to the last two consecutive years,the results of this year were very low and disappointing.
In 2019, the pass percentage was 57.35 in the district while in 2018, the pass percentage of the district was 45.24%.
Even in this year’s Assam High Madrasa (AHM) Examination, the pass percentage is the lowest in the state as only 45.48% of students could clear the examination while the state’s pass percentage is 63.67 %.
This year in AHM examination, a total of 1,548 students appeared from Dhubri district, out of which only 704 students passed the exam.
While 89 students secured 1st Division, 308 students secured 2nd Division and 307 students secured 3rd Division in the AHM Examination.
However, in 2019, from Dhubri district, 47.14% of students passed the examination, and in 2018, 42.45% of Madrassa students cleared the examination.
Only 33% of students, who appeared from the prestigious Dhubri Govt. Boys HS School, managed to pass the HSLC Examination.
The results of private schools are better in compared to the government schools across the district.