DIMAPUR, April 30 � While boys fared better in HSLC Examination 2014, girls outshone boys in the HSSLC Examination 2014 conducted by Nagaland Board of Secondary School, the results of which were declared today.
Pass percentage of boys was 66.63 per cent and that of girls was 63.73 per cent in the HSLC Examination.
The overall qualified percentage in HSLC Examination rose to 65.19 per cent this year from 63.51 per cent in 2013.
However, among the top 50 rank holders, out of 109 students, girls outshone boys by securing 62 positions while boys got 47 positions.
This year, two students from government schools figured in the list of top 50 � Government High School, Botsa at 7th position and R�zh�khrie Government Higher Secondary School, Kohima at 9th position.
Out of 14,131 qualified students, 42.70 per cent students secured 60 per cent and above. Forty schools secured 100 per cent qualified/pass percentage, while, on the other hand, 26 schools showed zero/nil result.
In terms of district-wise performance, Peren district topped the table for government schools with a percentage of 49.11 per cent followed by Kohima district 47.80 per cent and Phek district 43.34 per cent.
In respect of private schools, Kohima district is at the top with a percentage of 82.35 per cent followed by Mokokchung 80.92 per cent and Phek 79.75 per cent.
Among government schools having 100+ enrolment in Class 10, R�zh�khrie Government Higher Secondary School, Kohima secured the highest qualified percentage of 73.08 per cent.
In HSSLC Examination 2014, the girls outshone the boys by securing a pass percentage of 77.10 per cent while the boys pass percentage is 72.21 per cent. This year, the number of students securing 60 per cent and above rose to 2,877 from 1,666 in 2013.
In the Arts stream, the pass percentage this year rose to 71.89 per cent from 65.14 per cent in 2013. Twelve institutions secured 100 per cent result while three schools showed zero/nil result.
In the top 10 rank holders, the girls again did better than the boys in Arts and Commerce. In Arts stream, out of 12 rank holders, eight were girls. Similarly, in Commerce stream, 10 were girls out of 13 rank holders. However, the boys captured the slot in Science stream by securing nine positions out of 11.
A girl student from Mayangnokcha Government Higher Secondary School, Mokokchung secured the 10th rank under Commerce stream.