With 99.57 per cent, commerce students produced best results, though science and arts students did not lag far behind.
While in science, the pass percentage was 99.06, the corresponding figure for arts was recorded to be 98.93 per cent.
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The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) statistics revealed that the class 12 results this year have been best, beyond any comparison. However, there was no declaration of the names of rank holders this time.
Compared to the previous year’s results, the highest 20 per cent upsurge was registered in arts. The pass percentage last year in arts was 78.28 per cent.
In science and commerce, the rise in pass percentage was around 11 per cent in each stream.
In the vocational stream, the pass percentage was 97.41 this year, an improvement of around six per cent from last year’s 91.55. Total 1,081 students were registered from vocational stream and 618 stood in the first division, followed by 381 in second division and 54 in third division.
Since 2018, the class 12 results in Assam have improved constantly but the graph has soared up like never before this year.
In the district-wise performance tally, island district Majuli produced best results in arts with 99.91 per cent. With cent per cent results, hill district Dima Hasao excelled at the top in science. In commerce, 13 out of 33 districts produced striking results with a cent per cent success rate.
In arts, the highest 1.91 lakh students were registered to appear and 58,244 secured first division, followed by 89,520 in second division. Total 42,029 students passed with the third division in arts.
In science, out of the 38,430 registered candidates, 32,917 secured first division, 4,609 got second division and 542 managed to pass with third division.
Altogether 18,443 students were registered from commerce. Of them, 11,189 scored first division marks, while 5,497 got second division. 1,678 students were placed in the third division in commerce.
Among the regular candidates, the performance of the boys and girls has been on a par in all three streams, despite marginal differences. In arts, the pass percentage of boys and girls (regular candidates) were 99.10 per cent and 99.08 per cent respectively.
On the other hand in commerce, 99.86 per cent girls passed, against 99.80 per cent boys.
The corresponding figure for boys and girls in science was 99.84 and 99.88 per cent respectively.
In vocational, the pass percentage of girls was 97.58, while that of the boys was 97.35 per cent.
The Assam government in June cancelled the Class 10 and 12 state board exams for this year after arriving at a consensus decision with various stakeholders due to the prolonged second wave of Covid-19. Government also urged the respective education boards to declare the results by July 31 as per record-based evaluation suggested by two hi-powered committees.