Shillong, Aug 5: The Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination declared by the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBoSE) saw a pass percentage of 52.91 percent. This yearâ€™s percentage was an improvement from 2020 results which had recorded a passing percentage of 50.31 percent.
Of the 64269 candidates who appeared for the examination 34003 passed the examination.
East Khasi Hills district recorded the highest passed percentage with 35.13 percent of the total candidates who cleared, followed by West Garo Hills district with 11.91 percent, West Jaintia Hills district 11.03 percent, Ri Bhoi district 9.78 percent, West Khasi Hills district 8.55 percent, East Jaintia Hills district 5.86 percent, South West Khasi Hills district 4.61 percent, North Garo Hills district 3.71 percent, East Garo Hills district 3.66 percent, South Garo Hills district 2.51 percent and South West Garo Hills district 3.25 percent.
Meanwhile, students from rural areas of the state did well in the SSLC examination.
Kevinstrong Lawriniang of St. Thomas Higher Secondary School, Mairang got the top position with 576 marks, Wanteibok Pator of Sawlyngdoh Higher Secondary School, Mowkaiaw with 575 marks and the third position was shared by Kashish Samee of St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong and Mridumay Saha of Sherwood School, Tura with 574 marks.
Moreover, in the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Arts) examination the pass percentage was 80.75 percent. Of the 25683 candidates who appeared, 20740 passed.
Daniel Ksanbor Khyriemmujat of St. Anthony’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong secured the first position with 462 marks, of the L Kennedy Vaiphei of St. Edmund’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong secured the second position with 450 marks and Jethro Jarvis Roy Jyrwa of St. Anthony’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong got the third position with 449 marks.