MANGALDAI, May 15 - Darrang district has recorded a mixed overall performance in the results of the HSLC and Assam High Madrassa (AHM) final exams that were announced today.
Two boys and one girl have made the district proud by securing positions among the top ten in the State. Anurag Barman, born to Amitabh Barman and Usha Rani Barman, residents of Burha, a bordering village of Kamrup Rural district, under Pathorighat Revenue Circle of the district has secured the sixth position in the State with a total marks of 588 . Anurag however appeared from a nearby school, namely Udayan Santi Niketan at Bezera under Kamrup (Rural) district. Anurag who wants to be an engineer in future will now join Science stream in Higher Secondary standard.
Jefrin Ara Ahmed, daughter of Saahjahan Ali and Jinnat Juli Jaaman of village Duwaripara under Sipajhar Revenue Circle of the district has grabbed the ninth position in the State securing a total of 585 marks. Jefrin appeared from Happy Child English School in Sipajhar. Talking to media Jefrin informed her desire to become a neurologist in the future for which she would now pursue her studies in HS Science stream.
On the other hand Abdul Aziz, s/o Arman Ali and Wahida Begum of village Pipirakuchi, Sipajhar while overcoming the acute financial hardships of his family got the second position in the AHM final examination by securing a total of 551 marks. Abdul Aziz appeared for the exam from Pipirakuchi Anchalik High Madrassa. He is willing to become a medical practitioner and hence he will now pursue his further studies in HS Science stream.
Meanwhile, the district recorded the top seventh position among the 27 districts of the State with an overall pass percentage of 67.93 which is slightly better than that of the last year�s figure of 66.12 % . However, as far as the quality of this year�s performance is concerned, it is relatively poor in comparison to that of 2018. This year, out of the total of 9931 candidates who had appeared, 2069 passed in the first division compared to 2454 last year.
In High Madrassa, the district recorded overall success rate of 57.23%. This rate of success is almost four per cent lesser than that of last year.