Girls Fare Better Than Boys In ICSE and ISC Board Result
There was very little difference in the overall pass percentage of both the ICSE and ISC board compared to last year
Girl students fared slightly better than the boys in the ICSE and ISC board examination result declared yesterday (15th May, 2018). The results for ICSE, class 10th and ISC, class 12th were declared yesterday by Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on its official website on Monday.
Pass percentage of girls in ISC board stood at 97.61 percent, compared to 94.96 percent of boys. Girls again fared slightly better than the boys in the ICSE board securing a pass percentage of 98.95 percent compared to 98.15 percent respectively.
However, there was very little difference in the overall pass percentage of both the ICSE and ISC board compared to last year. The candidates appearing for ICSE board achieved a pass percentage of 98.15 percent in 2018 against 98.53 percent in 2017; while it is 96.21 percent for ISC in 2018 against 96.47 percent in 2017.
More than 2.6 lakh students appeared for the class 10th and 12th board examination this year, which further bifurcates into 1.8 lakh students appearing for ICSE exam, and around 80 thousand appearing for ISC exam.
The ICSE exam conducted across 22 Indian, 10 foreign and one classical language, and ISC exam conducted across 14 Indian, five foreign and two classical languages, was dominated by the southern region of India with 99.69 pass percentage in ICSE and 98.38 pass percentage for ISC students. The southern region was followed by the western region with a pass percentage of 99.67 in ISCE and 97.22 in ISC.
ICSE board exam saw the pole position being occupied by Swayam Das of St. Mary’s School, Navi Mumbai securing 99.4 percent. ISC board witnessed a total of seven students jointly securing the first position scoring 99.5 percent marks.
Students who scored well have been rewarded for their hardwork. But those who didn’t get the desired results need to regroup and focus on their career ahead. This is not the end and a lot needs to be done.