[Students celebrating after cracking the UP HSC Class 10 exam.]
Allahabad: Saumya Patel, Iqra Maqbool and Umrah Mahmood secured top three positions respectively even as the girls outsmart boys once again, according to the result statistics of the Uttar Pradesh High School i.e. Class 10 examination 2016 released this afternoon.
While Saumya Patel ranked first in the state with 98.67% pass percentage, Iqra Maqbool and Umrah Mahmood both scored 98.17% marks to share 2nd position in the state merit list.
Interestingly, all the three toppers are from the same school - Vibgyor Public School I.C. Chandaouli, Chandouli, Rae Bareli.
Nisha Sahu, Garima Moorat and Disha Kesawani have shared the 3rg rank scoring 97.83% marks.
Announcing the results, director of the board Amarnath Verma said girls secured an overall pass percentage of 91.11 in Class 10 or high school examinations as against boys who registered an overall result of 84.82%.
The Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad Uttar Pradesh declared online the High School or Class 10 result 2016 today i.e. Sunday May 15 exactly at 02:00 pm in the afternoon. The results are available for download and the students can get them by logging in to the board website.
The results of Uttar Pradesh board Class 10 i.e. High School exam was scheduled to be declared today at around 12:30 pm. The board however later announed that the results will be declared at 02:00 pm.
The results are now available online on the official website of the Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad Uttar Pradesh. The official websites where UP SSC or High School or Class X results are ready for download are: "upresults.nic.in" and "upmsp.nic.in".
In order to check the results, candidates should visit the abive mentioned official website and click on the suitable link. After clicking it, the candidates are required to enter the necessary details. On submitting the same, the results will be displayed on the screen. The candidates are advised to take a printout for future use.
As per the official data, this year out of total 68, 21,869 students, 37, 49,977 candidates appeared for the high school examination.
In the year 2015, the overall pass percentage was 93.73 and a total of 4, 23,671 students appeared for the examination.
The Board was set up in the year 1921 at Allahabad by an act of United Provinces Legislative Council. It conducted its first examination in 1923. This Board is one in India which, from the very start, had adopted 10+2 system of examination.
The first public examination after 10 years education is High School Examination and after the 10+2 stage, there is Intermediate Examination. Prior to 1923, University of Allahabad was the examining body of these two examinations.
At present there are 9121 secondary schools recognized by the UP Board of High School and Intermediate Education.