Bhubaneswar: Girls outshone boys in the Plus II Science examination of Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), the results of which were declared today.
A total of 90,643 students appeared for the science stream exam. The Mass Education minister Badri Naryan Patra announced the results and said that 81.11 per cent students have cleared the examination.
Of the total candidates, 73,523 have passed. 19,087 students have passed in first division, 26,322 in second division and 27,597 students got third division, the minister said.
27 students, 18 boys and 9 girls, have secured more than 90 per cent, Patra said adding that the girls outshone boys in the exam as 82.36 per cent of them passed compared to that of boys whose success ratio stood at 80.29 per cent.
Balasore topped among the districts of the state with 93.61 per cent students passing the examination. Pass percentage in Jharsuguda district stood at a mere 50.51 per cent.
Three colleges from Koraput, Nayagarh and Puri districts have got zero results as all the candidates failed.
Patra also said the candidates who have objections over their results can apply online for a rechecking of their answer sheets by May 29. Students can avail their certificates and mark sheets from their respective colleges from May 23 onwards, he said.
Patra said results of Arts and Commerce streams will be declared by May 29.