Considering the agony of students, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, has requested the HRD Minister to 'issue appropriate directions to the CBSE authorities to rectify the situation in order to provide relief to the affected students.' According to a local media report, two officials deputed by HRD Minister have arrived in the City to look into Class 12 result discrepancies.
Results of 13500 students have been withheld. We talked to Ashok Paikaray, Secretary, Odisha Parents Association for the details of meeting to which he said that Board has asked for complete report of each of aggrieved student, detailing the timeline of his/ her performance.
A big dip in pass percentage!
Considered to be one of the top education hubs in Eastern India, Bhubaneswar has a record of stellar performance in State board exams and national board examinations of CBSE and CISCE. In CBSE examinations, students of Bhubaneswar zone have been performing well. Considering the data issued by CBSE, the overall pass percentage of the zone has dipped 'drastically' this year. The overall pass percentage stands at 73.95; only 78.43 per cent of female students have qualified (in comparison to 91.23% in 2016!). In 2016, 87.64 per cent of the students had qualified the exam.
This year a total of 41620 students had appeared for Class 12th exam in Bhubaneswar zone.
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