DERGAON, June 6 - Three candidates from Golaghat district secured ranks in the HSLC examination, the results of which were declared on Saturday.
Haridra Bora, who appeared from Sacred Heart High School, Golaghat, secured the 6th position. The daughter of college teacher Rubul Bora and advocate Madhusmita Saikia Bora, Haridra scored 100 marks in General Mathematics and letter marks in all the subjects. She secured a total of 588 marks out of 600.
A resident of Bengenakhowa in Golaghat, Haridra told news persons that thorough study of textbooks, and inspiration from teachers and parents helped her achieve such good result.
Niharika Bharali of Golaghat Jatiya Vidyalaya secured the 9th position, and got 100 marks in General Mathematics and Advanced Mathematics along with letter marks in all the subjects. She got a total of 585 out of 600.
Niharika, a resident of New Amolapatty of Golaghat town and the daughter of Life Insurance Corporation employee Mahendra Bharali and Joya Neog, she wishes to study in the Science stream.
Rajdeep Baruah, from Sankardev Shishu Niketan Kakodonga, also secured the 9th position. The son of Nityananda Baruah and teacher Mira Baruah, Rajdeep secured 100 marks in Advanced Mathematics and letter marks in all the subjects. He secured 585 marks out of 600.
A resident of remote Majukuchi village of Kakodonga, 20 km from Dergaon town, he wishes to study in the Science stream. Attributing his success to his parents and teachers, he said he could achieve the result with help and cooperation from his neighbours as well.
Students from schools in Dergaon also registered good results. Among them, Lohit Bora, who appeared from the remote flood-prone Dusutimukh High School, secured 100 marks in General Mathematics along with overall distinction marks. School headmaster Sachi Gohain expressed happiness over the results of Lohit who hails from an economically and geographically backward family.
The pass percentage in Golaghat district was 62.84. Of the total 11,555 candidates who appeared in the examination, 7,261 passed. As many as 1,680 secured the first division, 2,462 secured second division and 3,119 secured third division.