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Girls outshine boys in all streams

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, May 30 � The results of the Higher Secondary examinations-2015 conducted by the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council have recorded pass percentages of 74.07 (Arts), 86.76 (Science) and 81.82 (Commerce).

Girls outshone boys in all the three streams with better pass percentages.

The toppers in the three streams were Gunjan Dutta of Genius Academy, Lakhimpur (Arts); Pranshree Kalita of Ramanujan Jr College, Nagaon (Science) and Manash Pratim Goswami of Gauhati Commerce College and Sweta Agarwal of KC Das Commerce College (jointly in Commerce).

In the Arts stream among the districts, Dhemaji had the highest pass percentage of 93.77, followed by Lakhimpur (88.08), Darrang (85.20), Jorhat (83.89), Nalbari (83.03), Dibrugarh (79.64), Sivasagar (78.68), Dhubri (78.36), Morigaon (77.27), Barpeta (77.18), Kamrup (77.09) and Nagaon (77.08). The worst performing districts were Chirang (38.15 pc), Karbi Anglong (56.80 pc) and Golaghat (59.34 pc).

In Science, Darrang had the highest pass percentage of 94.19, followed by Nalbari (93), Lakhimpur (91.87), Jorhat (91.5), Sivasagar (91.43), Dibrugarh (90) and Dhubri (88.19). The worst performer was Udalguri (52.95 pc).

In Commerce, Dima Hasao was the best performing district with a pass percentage of 95.31, followed by Morigaon (94.08), Sivasagar (91.84) and Darrang (91.04). The worst performers were Kokrajhar (33.93 pc) and Chirang (42.86 pc).

Both Arts and Science stream results this year were marginally better than last year�s, when the pass percentages were 73.91 and 85.31 respectively. The Commerce stream results this year dipped marginally compared to last year�s percentage of 82.70.

A total of 2,20,658 (Arts), 31,383 (Science) and 17,384 (Commerce) candidates appeared in this year�s HS examinations. Of the successful candidates, 19,800 secured first division in Arts, 16,019 secured first division in Science and 3,079 secured first division in Commerce.

Salt Brook Academy of Dibrugarh had six toppers in Arts, while Cotton College of Guwahati, Ramanujan Jr College of Nagaon, Shrimanta Shankar Academy of Guwahati and Genius Academy of Lakhimpur had two each. In the Science stream, Ramanujan Jr College had five rank holders, while Salt Brook Academy had four, Sankardev Academy of Nalbari had three and Cotton College two. In the Commerce stream, KC Das Commerce College and Gauhati Commerce College accounted for most of the top positions with seven and four rank holders respectively.

In the Science stream, Kaushik Ranjan Hazarika of Salt Brook Academy, Dibrugarh and Kangkan Barman of Sankardev Academy, Nalbari, emerged second and third respectively.

In Arts, Jyoti Sonowal of Salt Brook Academy, Dibrugarh; Sayeda Jarin Rehnaz of Pragjyotika Jr College, Titabor and Sagarika Sarma of Ramanujan Jr College, Nagaon jointly held the second position, while the third spot was shared by Subasana Kashyap of Salt Brook Academy, Dibrugarh and Mousana Nightingale Chowdhury of St Mary�s HS School, Guwahati.

In Commerce, Ankit Kedia and Ankit Patowari - both from of KC Das Commerce College - secured the second and third positions respectively.

In Arts, girls outshone boys in all the three categories - regular, institutional private and non-institutional private -- with pass percentages of 80.08, 76.22 and 46.73 respectively against the boys� percentages of 77.39, 74.29 and 43.29 respectively. In Science too, girls dominated with percentages of 93.51, 94 and 70.32 against the boys� percentages of 89.34, 92 and 66.32. In Commerce also, girls had the better results with percentages of 90.08 and 86.61 in regular and IP categories against the boys� percentages of 84.37 and 83.94. In the NIP category, boys with 52.57 per cent did better than girls (49.50).

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi extended his wishes to the successful candidates of the HS examinations. Education Minister Sarat Barkataky also congratulated the toppers as well as those who passed the examinations. Among those who extended their wishes to the successful candidates were the AASU, AGP, AJYCP, etc.

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Girls outshine boys in all streams

GUWAHATI, May 30 � The results of the Higher Secondary examinations-2015 conducted by the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council have recorded pass percentages of 74.07 (Arts), 86.76 (Science) and 81.82 (Commerce).

Girls outshone boys in all the three streams with better pass percentages.

The toppers in the three streams were Gunjan Dutta of Genius Academy, Lakhimpur (Arts); Pranshree Kalita of Ramanujan Jr College, Nagaon (Science) and Manash Pratim Goswami of Gauhati Commerce College and Sweta Agarwal of KC Das Commerce College (jointly in Commerce).

In the Arts stream among the districts, Dhemaji had the highest pass percentage of 93.77, followed by Lakhimpur (88.08), Darrang (85.20), Jorhat (83.89), Nalbari (83.03), Dibrugarh (79.64), Sivasagar (78.68), Dhubri (78.36), Morigaon (77.27), Barpeta (77.18), Kamrup (77.09) and Nagaon (77.08). The worst performing districts were Chirang (38.15 pc), Karbi Anglong (56.80 pc) and Golaghat (59.34 pc).

In Science, Darrang had the highest pass percentage of 94.19, followed by Nalbari (93), Lakhimpur (91.87), Jorhat (91.5), Sivasagar (91.43), Dibrugarh (90) and Dhubri (88.19). The worst performer was Udalguri (52.95 pc).

In Commerce, Dima Hasao was the best performing district with a pass percentage of 95.31, followed by Morigaon (94.08), Sivasagar (91.84) and Darrang (91.04). The worst performers were Kokrajhar (33.93 pc) and Chirang (42.86 pc).

Both Arts and Science stream results this year were marginally better than last year�s, when the pass percentages were 73.91 and 85.31 respectively. The Commerce stream results this year dipped marginally compared to last year�s percentage of 82.70.

A total of 2,20,658 (Arts), 31,383 (Science) and 17,384 (Commerce) candidates appeared in this year�s HS examinations. Of the successful candidates, 19,800 secured first division in Arts, 16,019 secured first division in Science and 3,079 secured first division in Commerce.

Salt Brook Academy of Dibrugarh had six toppers in Arts, while Cotton College of Guwahati, Ramanujan Jr College of Nagaon, Shrimanta Shankar Academy of Guwahati and Genius Academy of Lakhimpur had two each. In the Science stream, Ramanujan Jr College had five rank holders, while Salt Brook Academy had four, Sankardev Academy of Nalbari had three and Cotton College two. In the Commerce stream, KC Das Commerce College and Gauhati Commerce College accounted for most of the top positions with seven and four rank holders respectively.

In the Science stream, Kaushik Ranjan Hazarika of Salt Brook Academy, Dibrugarh and Kangkan Barman of Sankardev Academy, Nalbari, emerged second and third respectively.

In Arts, Jyoti Sonowal of Salt Brook Academy, Dibrugarh; Sayeda Jarin Rehnaz of Pragjyotika Jr College, Titabor and Sagarika Sarma of Ramanujan Jr College, Nagaon jointly held the second position, while the third spot was shared by Subasana Kashyap of Salt Brook Academy, Dibrugarh and Mousana Nightingale Chowdhury of St Mary�s HS School, Guwahati.

In Commerce, Ankit Kedia and Ankit Patowari - both from of KC Das Commerce College - secured the second and third positions respectively.

In Arts, girls outshone boys in all the three categories - regular, institutional private and non-institutional private -- with pass percentages of 80.08, 76.22 and 46.73 respectively against the boys� percentages of 77.39, 74.29 and 43.29 respectively. In Science too, girls dominated with percentages of 93.51, 94 and 70.32 against the boys� percentages of 89.34, 92 and 66.32. In Commerce also, girls had the better results with percentages of 90.08 and 86.61 in regular and IP categories against the boys� percentages of 84.37 and 83.94. In the NIP category, boys with 52.57 per cent did better than girls (49.50).

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi extended his wishes to the successful candidates of the HS examinations. Education Minister Sarat Barkataky also congratulated the toppers as well as those who passed the examinations. Among those who extended their wishes to the successful candidates were the AASU, AGP, AJYCP, etc.