The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education [MSBSHSE] has declared the SSC results 2020 on Wednesday. After the result announcement, it has been witnessed that the overall pass percentage in the 10th class results this year has been improved dramatically compared to the previous year. The cumulative pass percentage of the students in 10th class results this year surpassed to 95.30%.
After comparing the percentage with the last year’s overall percentage, it has been improved with more than 18.20%. Last year, the overall pass percentage of the students in SSC results was 77.10% and was considered as the lowest percentage in a decade. It’s not just a record of 1 year for the state. The pass percentage of SSC students this year was also more than the pass percentage in 2018 i.e., 89.41%. In 2017, the pass percentage of the class 10 students was 88.47%. Compared to the past 3 years’ pass percentage, the overall pass percentage this year has been improved a lot amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Among all the passed students, several students scored more than 90 percent. About 242 students have secured a 100 percent score in SSC exam results. More than 83262 students have scored more than 90 percent in the exam. On the other hand, the state board had released the 12th class results earlier this month. The board registered a greater pass percentage of 96.91 percent among the girl students in the 12th class results. Even the performance of boys was appreciable as they secured a cumulative pass percentage of 93.90%.
Uddhav Thackeray, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra wished all the students who secured higher grades in the exams. The tweet reads, ‘Congratulations to all students as you cross an important milestone of SSC exams and embark on the next stage of life’s journey. Even if the results haven’t been up to your expectation, don’t be disheartened as life is full of opportunities. My best wishes are with all of you.’
Shakuntala Kale, the Chairperson of the MSBSHSE board also congratulated the students over their performance in SSC exams. She said, ‘This year’s SSC performance has seen a marked improvement with the overall pass percentage rising by more than 18 percentage points. As many as 8,360 schools have declared 100% results, while 20 of the total of 60 subjects in the curriculum have seen 100% pass results. Despite the raging pandemic and the lockdown, we have managed to come out with the results after a delay of only a month-and-a-half.’