Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) on Thursday declared 61.44% students as ‘qualified’ in the annual class 12 examinations.
An official of the JKBOSE said that as many as 55163 students appeared in the examinations while 33893 were declared as qualified.
The pass percentage of girls stands at 64.31 while that of boys is 58.92. 4040 students have to reappear in the exams.
Muhtashim Rafiqi with 494 (98.8%), followed by Faheem Rashid with 491 (98.2%) students of Burn Hall School in Srinagar and Sabiya Syeed with 490 (98%) of SRM Welkin School, Sopore have secured first three positions in Science stream.
Interestingly, the top three positions in the Home Science stream have been bagged by government-run schools. Iqra Rashid of Govt Girls HSS Kothi Bagh with 480 marks (96%) stood first while second and third toppers Aazima Noorie with 465 marks (93%) and Fiza Jan with 443 (88.6%) secured the second and third positions respectively and were students of Govt Girls HSS, Islamabad.