Poor show in Class X exam:Nine govt schools record zero percent result
Srinagar, Jan 10: Government schools in Kashmir continue to show poor performance in class X exam for which the results were declared on Thursday.
percentage of government schools was 62%. However, private schools continue to
put up a good show with 82 pass percentage.
According to the
BOSE officials, more than 41 government schools have failed to produce 20 %
“Of the 41
government schools, eight are in Bandipora, seven in Baramulla, six in
Srinagar, five in Budgam, four each in Anantnag and Kupwara, three in Kulgam
and two each in Ganderbal and Pulwama districts,” the official said.
Among the poor
performing schools, nine have produced zero percentage result which includes
three in Anantnag, two in Bandipora and one each in Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara
and Kulgam districts.
A total of 65,393
candidates including 33,981 boys and 31,412 girls had appeared in annual 10th
class examination. Among the total
65,393 candidates, 4281 qualified with Grade-A1, 7521 qualified with Grade-A2,
8660 qualified with Grade-B1, 9850 with Grade-B2, 10452 students were placed in
Grade-C1, 7326 in Grade-C2 and 816 in Grade-C.
document of BOSE accessed by The Kashmir Monitor reveals that for the last five
years government schools across Kashmir continue to show poor performance.
“In 2014 the
overall pass percentage of government schools was recorded at 59.27% while the
performance in private schools was 81%. In 2015, the pass percentage decreased
to 50% while 78% private schools students passed. In 2016 pass percentage of
government schools increased to 74% compared to 91% by private schools.
However, in 2017 the pass percentage in government schools dropped to 46% while
private schools recorded 83% success,” official document revealed.
government schools performance improved with 64 per cent students passing the
matric exam. In 2019 pass percentage dipped to
62.97% while private schools produced 86.2% result.
Education Younis Malik told The Kashmir Monitor that action will be taken
against the teachers of non-performing schools.
taking many steps to improve performance of students. We are identifying
students who need more attention and arrange remedial classes to improve their
performance,” he said.
Malik said that
education department has started winter tutorials and winter camps to mitigate
the gap of learning.
Moreover, he said
that they are arranging capacity building training for the teachers by
delivering capsule courses to address the issue.