Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) today declared the first phase results (Science steam) of higher secondary exams conducted this year’s March 1 to April 3 last. Speaking to the media persons today at the board’s conference hall, president of the exam conducting board Bhabatosh Saha said, the results of this year improved as expected by the board and the results are by and large satisfactory.
“This year altogether 3,358 students appeared in the exams out of which 27,200 students succeeded to clear all the papers which increased the pass percentage to 88.95% from 84.31% of the last year. Last year, the number of students who appeared in the science stream was 3,228 and the number of successful candidates was 2552” he told the media.
Regarding the paper evaluation he said, the board has completed the paper evaluation process within a stipulated period of 26 days as the science stream students need their mark-sheets for various competitive exams conducted prior to get admitted in various professional and technical courses. The participation of teachers in evaluation process was also satisfactory, he added while responding to a query.
He also informed the media that the board, from this year, introduced a new paper review system. According to the new system, the students are directed to send the soft copy of the review form through mail and the hard copy will be sent as per the process—through the respective institution they are enrolled with. May 22, 23 and 24 next are the dates for filling review forms with the schools which will be forwarded to the boards in next two days, he added.
Notably, the pass percentage was recorded as overall 88.95%. Among 139 continue examinees only 58 students could barely manage to pass the exams where the pass percentage stood at 41.73%. Moreover, among 253 compartment examinees 159 students cleared their papers with an average 63.10% rate of success. However, no specially impaired or jail inmate appeared in the exams of science stream.
A probable list of first ten toppers was also declared in the press conference. According to the statement issued by TBSE, Nilanjan Deb of Netaji Subhas Vidya Niketan topped with aggregate 485 marks out of a total of 500. Schools like Sishu Bihar, Umakanta Academy of the city along with Belonia Government English Medium School, Udaipur Englism Medium School and BBI Dharmanagar also achieved places in the top 10.