IMPHAL, May 9 - The pass percentage of Class-XII students studying in non-government educational institutions (78.64%) is higher than that of government ones (61.96%) in Manipur.
This came to light after the results of Class-XII examinations for 2019 conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (COHSEM) were declared by Manipur Education Minister Th Radheshyam Singh on Wednesday.
Otherwise, the overall pass percentage is 73.83, which is higher than the pass percentage of the previous year (67.04).
Altogether 21,151 students passed in the Arts (5,318), Science (15,394) and Commerce (439) streams out of the total number of 28,649 students who appeared in the examinations. In the Science stream, the pass percentage is 74.87. In the Arts stream, the pass percentage is 71.59 and in the Commerce stream, the pass percentage is 66.62.
With 476 marks each (out of 500) Michael Atom of Meci Explorer and L Librada of Xtra Edge School jointly shared top position in the Science stream while O Berlin of Enlighten Knowledge Higher Secondary School topped the Arts stream with 445 marks. G Roberto of Sangai Higher Secondary School topped the Commerce stream with 416 marks.
L Parinita of Herbert School, N Nebita of Pioneer Academy and Bonnyshla Moirangthem of Xtra Edge School are the highest mark scorers in Mathematics (99), Manipuri (98) and English (98).
Though the maximum number of students appeared in the examination are from Imphal West district (10,373) while the minimum number of students appeared in the examination are from Kamjong district (7). Noney district has the highest pass percentage record (92.19%) among all the 16 districts of the State, excluding Pherzawl.
Though 7 students appeared from Kamjong district, none of them passed the examination. However, 425 students out of 461 passed the examination from Noney.
On the other hand, Ningombam Tampha Chanu from Manipur bagged the third position (Arts stream) in the Class-XII ISC (Indian School Certificate) examination for 2019 conducted by the Council for Indian Schools Certificate Examinations, said sources.