Shillong: Chetna Bose from Sherwood School in Tura has secured first position with 568 marks in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Examination 2020, conducted by Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBoSE) examination, results of which was declared on Monday.
The overall pass percentage of the examination this year has been registered at 50.31%. The pass percentage of the examination this year is lower than the results of previous years.
In 2019, the overall pass percentage was 55.72%; in 2018 it was 56.76%; and in 2017, the pass percentage was 54.04%.
Sainava Modak from St. Thomas Higher Secondary School, Shillong secured the 2nd position with 565 marks. Ainamdaphisha P Byrsat from Little Flower School, Shillong bagged the 3rd position securing 561 marks. Armanki War from Seven Set Higher Secondary School, Shillong got the 4th position securing 555 marks.
The total number of candidates who appeared for the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Examination 2020 was 50,081. Out of this, the number of candidates who passed in six subjects were 13,334 and who passed in five subjects were 11,861.
The district-wise percentages of pass are as below:
East Garo Hills 2351(appeared) 838(passed) 35.64(% of pass)
West Garo Hills 10143(appeared) 3226(passed) 31.81(% of pass)
South Garo Hills 2834(appeared) 753(passed) 26.57(% of pass)
East Khasi Hills 13186(appeared) 9091(passed) 68.94(% of pass)
West Khasi Hills 3421(appeared) 2087(passed) 61.01(% of pass)
Ri Bhoi 3623(appeared) 2214(passed) 61.11(% of pass)
South West Garo Hills 3774(appeared) 1009(passed) 26.74(% of pass)
North Garo Hills 3083(appeared) 1082(passed) 35.10(% of pass)
South West Khasi Hills 1838(appeared) 836(passed) 45.48(% of pass)
West Jaintia Hills 3925(appeared) 2746(passed) 69.96(% of pass)
East Jaintia Hills 1903(appeared) 1313(passed) 69.00(% of pass)