HSC 2017 Results: Girls outshine boys in Maharashtra, Mumbai sees lowest passing percentage

HSC 2017 Results: Girls outshine boys in Maharashtra, Mumbai sees lowest passing percentage
The passing percentage for girls was 93.20, compared to 86.65 for boys (Representational Image)

In the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education class XII examinations, the results of which were declared today, girls have managed to outperform boys.

The HSC exams were conducted from February 28 to March 25 and saw participation from over 9,000 junior colleges across the state.

According to a senior official, the overall pass percentage in Maharashtra stood at 89.50. The passing percentage for girls was 93.20, compared to 86.65 for boys.

The results for all nine divisions – Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Amravati, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Latur and Konkan – were simultaneously declared on Tuesday.

At 95 percent, Science saw the highest passing percentage among the three streams. It was followed by Commerce and Arts, which saw a passing percentage of 91 and 81.9 respectively.

14,29,478 students appeared for the exam for the first time this year and of them 12,79,406 passed, the official said.

Konkan division scored highest passing percentage with 95.20 whereas Mumbai, which includes Thane, Raigad and Palghar, was lowest with 88.21.

Kolhapur and Pune recorded a pass percentage of 91.40 and 91.16 percent respectively.

Accessing the results:

Students can check the results by visiting www.mahresult.nic.in or via an SMS. To get the results via SMS, students can text MAH12 (space) (ROLL NUMBER) to 58888111 from their Vodafone, Idea, Reliance, Tata or BSNL numbers.

Re-evaluation and re-exam:

For re-evaluation of answer sheets, students can get in touch with the divisional office.

Meanwhile, the registration process for those who wish to give re-exams will begin from June 5. The re-exams will be held from July 11, 2017.