SILCHAR/HAILAKANDI, May 31 - With 91.43 per cent, Hailakandi district has registered an encouraging performance in the Science stream in this year�s Higher Secondary examination, leaving behind Karimganj at 86.54 per cent and Cachar at 76.94 per cent.
In the Arts stream, Karimganj district leaped forward with 78.04 per cent edging past Hailakandi at 71.97 per cent and Cachar at 68.17 per cent.
In the Commerce stream, students of Karimganj district stole the show, registering a success rate of 87.60 per cent. Hailakandi recorded a success rate of 82.67 per cent while Cachar stands at 84.22 per cent.
Yash Sarda, who got the 8th position in the Commerce stream from Hailakandi Junior Science College, wants to become a chartered accountant in future.
A jubilant Sarda said hard labour is the key to his success. He got the 12th position in the HSLC examination. Sarda said there is no time limit and specific routine for study. Yash acknowledged his parents for their constant support.
Meanwhile, Hailakandi district topped the State pass percentage in the Science stream with an average percentage of 91.