Class 10 results: Girls outshine boys 

Srinagar, Jun 13: Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education on Thursday announced the results of the annual regular exams of 10th standard.

An overall pass percentage of 79.25% has been registered this year. Of the total 1,46,136 students, nearly 1,15,816 have qualified. Girls have outnumbered boys by 81.10 percent. The pass percentage of boys was recorded as 77.33%.

The exam was conducted from March 11 to April 4 in the soft zone and from April 4 to May 9 in the hard zone. 

Candidates are required to score at least 33 percent marks to qualify for the exam. 
The class 10 results are awarded on a nine-point scale to indicate the subject-wise performance of the candidates.  Students who obtain the qualifying grades (A1 to D) in all the subjects excluding Additional/Optional/Vocational subjects as per the scheme of studies are entitled to a qualifying certificate.

The maximum number of students passed with a B2 grade. The following is the number of candidates who have scored various grades.

Number of students securing A1:  14,115

Number of students securing A2: 17,471

Number of students securing B1: 23,365

Number of students securing B2: 29, 117

Number of students securing C1: 25,467

Number of students securing C2: 6,269

Number of students securing D: 45

The maximum pass percentage is recorded in Hindi subjects with 96% qualifications. The second highest is recorded in Social Studies with 92% followed by Urdu with 91%. 

Around 88% of students qualified in Mathematics, 87% in Science, and 83% in English. 

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