The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) announced the results of the UP Board Class X and Class XII exams today.
The UP Board Intermediate (Class XII) Examination 2018 results were announced at 12.30 pm, while the UP Board High School (Class X) Examination 2018 were announced at 01.30 pm on Sunday. The class X exams were held between 6 February and 22 February and class XII exams were held from 6 February till 14 March.
A total of 66,37,018 students were registered to appear in 2018's Uttar Pradesh board exam. These include 36,55,691 appearing for class X exams and 29,81,327 students for class XII exams.
According to reports, 72.43 percent of all students who appeared for the Class XII board exams cleared it. Rajni Shukla (93.20 percent) from Fatehpur topped the exam. The second rank went to Ananya Rai from Ghazipur who scored 92.6 percent marks, whereas the third rank went to Abhishek Kumar from Moradabad and Ajeet Patel from Barabanki who scored 92.2 percent.
As for Class X Board exams, the pass percentage was higher at 75.16 with more girls (78.8 percent) clearing the exams as compared to boys (72.3 percent). Anjali Verma topped the exam scoring 96.33 percent, the report added.
This year a record number of students skipped the two board examinations following implementation of strict measures to prevent cheating in exams. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said, "When we said let's conduct a cheating-free exam (then) 10 lakhs students dropped out. This is the figure until now. I don't know what will happen in future."
"On the first day of examinations, over 1,80,826 students did not appear. It included over 53,100 high school and over 1.27 lakh intermediate students," Deputy Director Education Vikas Srivastava said.
The sharp dip in the figure comes in the wake of steps taken by the Uttar Pradesh government against the education mafia that aid in the use of unfair means. The chief minister also emphasised on the need to make examinations simpler after over the spike in examinees skipping the exams.
In 2017, the overall pass percentage for Class X was recorded at 81.18 percent and in Class XII, 82.62 percent students were declared successful. Over 60.61 lakh candidates — 34.04 lakh for Class X and 26.56 lakh for Class XII were registered for the high school and intermediate exams in 2017. However, due to strict measures 5.94 lakh candidates left the exams and 1,862 examinees were caught copying.
According to Hindustan Times, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has ordered the board to display answer sheets of top 15 students on the official website of UP board to ensure transparency in the evaluation process.
Here is how you can check your results on Monday:
- Click on the result link to your respective board (X or XII)
- Enter your mobile number and email id and press submit
- Take a printout of the result for future reference
As has been observed over the course of the past few weeks, the dates and times of result announcements have been frequently changed around. The information above has not been independently verified. However, we will continue to update our website to reflect official updates as and when they come in.
With inputs from agencies
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Updated Date: Apr 29, 2018 16:44:43 IST