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Odishatv Bureau

Students who have secured good marks in High School Certificate (HSC) examinations will get seats in Plus 2 colleges as per their eligibility. There will be no crunch of seats in Plus 2 colleges for their admission.

This was revealed by School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash after results of HSC examinations were declared on Wednesday .

He said, “Students can apply in Plus 2 colleges according to the availability of seats.  Those who have passed the HSC examinations with flying colours have good chances of getting admissions in colleges.  In this cut-throat competitive market, students have to be prepared themselves accordingly.”

Answering to a query whether the number of seats in Plus 2 will be increased, the Minister said, “Last year the pass rate of HSC examinations was 97.89 per cent for which the number of seats was increased.  This year, we have enough seats as per the pass rate. There is no need to increase seats in Plus 2 colleges.”

Notably, the Board of Secondary Education (BSE) on Wednesday announced the results of the much-awaited annual high school certificate (HSC) offline examinations. As per the BSE, 90.55 per cent students have passed the Matriculation or the Class 10 exam.

A total of 5,26,818 students had appeared for Class 10 exam this year of which 5,17,847 have passed and 8,699 failed, informed the State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash.

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