Girls have yet again outperformed boys by 2.12 per cent in the class-12 board examinations result, which was declared on Friday. 

The examinations for class-12 were held offline under strict Covid-19 protocols in April. 

At least 11,491 candidates from 186 schools have appeared for the examinations in Arts, Science and Commerce streams against the total 11,849 candidates registered. 

Of the 11,491 students, 10,089 have successfully passed the examinations, registering the total pass percentage of 87.80 per cent in all streams, an increase of 9.28 per cent over last year’s pass percentage of 78.52. 

While 88.81 per cent of girls have passed, only 86.69 per cent boys could clear the examinations this time. 

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Girls have consistently outshone boys in class-12 examinations and have done so for several years. 

1,259 students, including 593 girls, were declared failed, while 143 students got compartmental chance. 

16 students figured in top-ten in Arts stream, 13 in Science stream and 11 in Commerce streams. 

8,622 candidates appeared in Arts stream and 7,520 (87.22%) of them cleared the examinations. 

In the Science stream, 2,052 (89.26%) passed out of 2,299 appeared, while 90.70 per cent of 570 Commerce students have successfully cleared the examinations. 

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In all three streams, 1,078 candidates passed in distinction, 4,560 in first division, 3,605 in second division and 846 students passed in the third division. 

The number of students passed in distinction, first division and second division are comparatively high than last year while it is low in the case of the number of students passed in the third division. 

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