Maharashtra SSC 2018 Toppers: Syed Sahrash Reeba of Khamgaon and Shaikh Asrar Abdus Samad of Latur are among the toppers of Maharashtra SSC Class 10 March 2018 examinations result of which was announced on Friday.
Shaikh Asrar Abdus Samad, a student of Azeem Urdu Marathi High School Latur got a total of 490 marks out of the total 500. He was given 10 grace marks for participating in extracurricular activities. Thus Asrar Shaikh scored a perfect 100 per cent to secure a place in the list of 125 in the state with 100 percent result.
Shaikh Asrar's marksheet reads - Marathi - 80 marks, Sanskri - 100 marks, English - 95 marks, Mathematics - 99 marks, Science & Tecnology - 98 marks and Social Science - 98 marks.
Similarly, Syed Sahrash Reeba of Anjuman High School Khamgaon near Akola scored 99% marks and secured herself a place among the toppers in Amravati Division of Maharashtra board. Reeba's scorecard reads - Mathematics - 100 marks, Urdu - 99, Hindi/Marathi - 96, Science & Technology - 95, English - 94 marks and Social Science - 95 marks.
Elsewhere in Maharashtra, Ansari Siddiqua, Kulsoom Aslam Ansari and Ansari Mariya of JAT Girls High School and Junior College are among the toppers of Malegaon in Nashik Divisional board. Ansari Siddiqua got 96.8% marks, Kulsoom Aslam Ansari got 95.3% marks whereas Ansari Mariya got 94.20% marks.
As many as 12 girls from JAT Girls High School Malegaon have scored more than 90% marks in the Maharashtra SSC 2018 board examination. Others in Malegaon who scored more than 90% marks are Mariya, Saema, Momin Munza, Mohammad Saad, Mohamamd Anas and Rufaida - all students of SWES High School.
Umaima Saleem, Javeria Habibur Rahman, Momin Seema, Zarreen Kausar of Sardar High School; Tooba Kausar, Tehreem Syed of Jamhoor High School and Aadil Jamal of ATT High School Malegaon have also scored more than 90% marks in Maharashtra Class 10 board examination held in 2018.
Maharashtra recorded a pass percentage of 89.41 in 2018 SSC Class 10 Matric exam. This is an improvement by more than 1% as compared to 2017 when the overall pass percentage was 88.74, according to the result released by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) today morning.
As many as 125 students across the nine divisions in Maharashtra have scored 100 per cent marks, meaning they got 600 out of the total 600 marks. This is probably for the first time in the history of Maharashtra board that so many students have scored cent per cent marks. As many as 63,331 students across the state have scored 90 per cent or above.
The state board’s decision to give SSC students an opportunity to get extra marks by excelling in performing arts, fine arts and sports, is the reason behind this perfect score of 100 per cent. The state board took the decision in 2017 to encourage students to participate in extracurricular activities in addition to gaining academic knowledge. Though initially taken to encourage national and international athletes, the decision was later expanded to other activities also. According to the rule, students get between 10 to 25 marks for engaging in extracurricular activities.
Schoolwise, more than 4000 schools have recorded 100 percent result, meaning none of their student has failed in the exam. As many as 33 schools from Pune, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Mumbai, Amaravati, Nasik and Latur have got zero pass percentage.
A total of 16,36,250 students had registered for the exams across nine divisions in the state. Out of them 14,56,203 students have passed the Maharashtra SSC 2018 exam. Girls scored a pass percentage of 91.17, and like previous years, performed better than boys who recorded a pass percentage of 87.27.
Among districts, Konkan region topped with 96% while Nagpur is the least scoring district with 85% pass per cent. On the other hand, Mumbai registered a pass percentage of 90.41% while pass percentage of Pune stood at 92.08.
The overall pass percentage of specially-abled students stood at 86.87%. Among the blind candidates, a total of 894 had appeared. Of them, 828 cleared the Maharashtra 10th board exam 2018. Out of the total 1,673 deaf students who appeared for the exam, 1,401 have been declared passed.
A total of 2,445 Ortho candidates wote the Maharashtra 2018 SSC exam. Of them 2,108 have been awarded the Secondary School Certificate SSC pass certifcates.
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