City school tops HSSLC exams 

City school tops HSSLC exams

SHILLONG, MAY 9: Laban Bengalee Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Shillong bagged the top positions in the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examinations in the science and commerce streams respectively.

The results were declared by the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) here on Tuesday.

Arnab Dutta bagged the first position in the science stream by securing 483 marks while Rishab Purkayastha secured the first position in the commerce stream with 484 marks.

The second position in the science stream was bagged by Steffi Niza W Snaitang of St Edmund’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong and third position by Eshita Bhattacharjee of St Anthony’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong while the second place in the commerce stream went to Akshat Poddar of St Anthony’s Higher Secondary School and the third position was shared by Satakshi Das and Senha Paul, both from St Anthony’s Higher Secondary School.

The other students who featured in the top-10 list of science include Subam Das of Laban Bengalee Boys’ Hr Sec School (4th), Soumitra Jha of St Anthony’s (5th), Rahul Das of RK Mission Hr Sec School (6th), Sargam Datta and Sharmin Khongsit of St Anthony’s (7th), Sangam Paul of St Anthony’s (8th), Biswadeep Nath of St Anthony’s (9th) and Samjanai Synnah of St Anthony’s (10th).

Those in the commerce stream include: Akshat Das of Laban Bengalee Boys Hr Sec School secured the 4th position, Deepak Sethia of St Anthony’s (5th), Nengneiching of St Anthony’s (6th), Phibalamti Marwein of St Anthony’s (7th), Nangkhraw Laloo of Mawsynram Border Area Hr Sec School, Mawsynram (8th), Kashish Sharma of St Anthony’s, Eleazer Lytep of St Edmund’s and Rakhi Kumari of Alpha English Hr Secondary School, Nongpoh (9th) and Daiairi Nongrem of Anderson Hr Secondary School, Upper New Nongstoin bagged the 10th position.

The pass percentage in the science stream was recorded at 78.84 percent while in the commerce stream it was 79.31 percent.

In district wise, South West Garo Hills registered the highest pass percentage with 90 per cent in the science stream followed by West Khasi Hills District with 85.4 percent while the lowest is East Jaintia Hills District with 51 per cent.

In the commerce stream, the district with the highest pass percentage is East Garo Hills with 95.71 per cent followed by East Jaintia Hills at 93.33 percent while North Garo Hills is the lowest with 42 per cent.

Commending the students, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma tweeted, “Congratulations to our toppers and all our meritorious students who passed the #HSSLC (Science & Commerce) examinations. May this remarkable achievement motivate them to find more success in the future. God Bless.”

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