After two years of disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, physical exams are finally back for grades 10 and 12. While several boards, including the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), have adopted a two-term formula for the current academic year, others held the exams in conventional methods. Till now, only the board of Bihar and Madhya Pradesh have released the 10th, 12th exam results.
From UP board to West Bengal to Kerala, here is a list of enough points and pass percentages from various state governments from last year:
UP board: To pass the Classes 10 and 12 exams conducted by Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP), students must score a minimum of 33 percent points. Last year, the board had the highest pass rate of 97.88 in class 12 results. For class 10, the pass rate was 99.53.
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West Bengal sign: Students must score a minimum of 30 percent points to clear West Bengal Board Class 10 and 12 results. In 2021, the class 12 pass rate was 97.69, while the board recorded a 100 percent result in class 10.
CBSE: To pass CBSE board exams for grades 10 and 12, students must score a minimum of 33 percent on theory, internal assessment, and practical exams. This year the final score of the students is calculated based on the average marks of the exams of the first and second semester.
Last year, CBSE had to cancel the board exam in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and students were assessed on alternative methods. CBSE recorded a success rate of 99.4 percent in 2021. By 2020, 88.78 percent of students had passed grade 12 CBSE results, while 91.46 percent of grade 10 passed the exam.
CISCE: The pass rate for class 12 or ISC exams is 40 percent and that for class ICSE or class 10 is 35 percent. Last year, the board achieved a result of 100 percent in class 10 and 99.53 percent in class 12.
Rajasthan governance: Students must score a minimum of 33 percent to pass RBSE’s grade 10 and 12 board exams. Last year, more than 99 percent of students who appeared for class 12 exams took the exams, while in class 10 the pass rate remained at 99.56 percent.
Telangana Board: The Board of Secondary Education (BSE) and the Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) conduct Class 10 (SSC) and Class 12 exams in the state. Candidates must score a minimum of 35 percent points to pass the exams.
Maharashtra Board: The pass rate for the classes 10 and 12 exams of Maharashtra is 35 percent. In 2021, the board recorded a near-perfect pass rate after exams had to be canceled due to Covid-19 and students were given grades based on alternative assessment methods.
Punjab Board: A candidate must score a minimum of 33 percentage points to pass the class 10 and 12 exams conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB). By 2021, 96.48 percent of students had passed the board’s grade 12 exam, while for grade 10, the pass rate was 99.93.
Gujarat Board: A minimum of 33 percent points is required to pass the Gujarat Board Exams for Classes 10 and 12. Last year, board exams had to be canceled and students were given massive promotions.
Chhattisgarh Board: A minimum of 33 percentage points are required to clear class 10 and 12 board exams conducted by Chhattisgarh Board. Last year the board exams were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the board results are expected to be announced in the first week of May or June.
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Karnataka Board: Students must score a minimum of 35 percent points to pass the class 10 and 12 exams. Last year the exam had to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and students were awarded points according to alternative grading methods.
Kerala Board: To pass the Kerala Board Class 10 and 12 exams, a candidate must score a minimum of 30 percentage points. By 2021, 99.8 percent of class 10 students had passed the board exams, while the class 12 pass rate remained at 87.94 percent.
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