The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) on Wednesday announced the result of the much-awaited annual high school certificate (HSC) offline examinations. As per the BSE, 90.55 per cent students have passed the Matric or the class 10 exam.
A total of 5,26,818 students had appeared in the Class 10 exam this year of which 5,17,847 have passed and 8699 failed, informed the State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash.
As many as 8,119 students have secured A1 grade and 54,889 got A2 grade. Similarly, 1,20,203 students have been accorded B1 grade, 1,42,266 B2, 1,16,111 C, 59,245 D, 14,647 E and 7790 got F grade.
A total of 1,170 schools have registered cent per cent results while three schools- two in Malkangiri district and one in Angul-recorded zero results. While there was one student each in the two schools in Malkangiri, Angul school has two students, the Minister informed.
"Though last year the pass percentage was 97 per cent, the result was announced by assessment of class 9 performance of students. This year, the way students have scored in A1 and A2 grade is praiseworthy," said Dash.
The High School Certificate (HSC) examination, Madhyama (Sanskrit) examination and State Open School Certificate examination was held till May 6 in offline mode across 3540 centres in the State.
A total of 5,71,909 students had appeared for the HSC exam while 9378 and 4443 students had written for the SOSC and Madhyama examinations respectively.
Odisha had formed 38 special squads to check malpractice and ensure smooth conduct of the Matriculation examination 2022 (Summative Assessment-II) across the State that began on April 29.
A total of 481 chief examiners, 900 deputy examiners, 8919 assistant examiners and 930 scrutinisers were engaged for the evaluation of the Matric answer sheets.