Srinagar: The results of tenth class examinations were declared Tuesday with the girls outshining boys by securing the first three positions. However, the overall pass percentage of boys (74.5) is higher than that of girls (68.8).
Anika Shabir, daughter of Shabir Ahmad Rather of Hajahad Public School Awantipora has secured the first position with 494 marks.
The first three positions are shared by seven girls – all from private schools of the valley.
The second position is shared by four girls with 491 marks out of maximum 500.
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The third position is shared by two girls who obtained 490 marks.
Incidentally, first 20 positions are shared by 182 students.
50535 students including 26900 boys and 23600 girls had appeared in the examination.
The overall pass percentage is 71.85 percent which is almost one percent lesser than the last year.
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