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BSEB Class 12th Results 2017 announced: Pass percentage dips to dismal 35, whopping 64.07 per cent students fail

According To The Reports, Of The Total 1240168 Students Who Appeared In The Class 12 Examination Science, Commerce And Arts Stream, 794622 Students Failed To Clear The Examination Which Means 64.07 Per Cent Students Failed In The Exams.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 30 May 2017, 02:42:58 PM
BSEB Class 12th Results 2017 announced

New Delhi:

Bihar Board has announced Intermediate result 2017 on Tuesday which is really shocking. We can say that this years pass percentage shows the impact of the infamous topper scam which was exposed last year. This year 64 per cent of the Class 12 students of the Bihar Board have failed in this year's examinations.This year only 35% student has successfully cleared bihar intermediate result.

"This year the pass percentage has gone down as we had put in place stringent process right from filling the examination forms till evaluation. We depended completely on technology and tried to plug any kind of loopholes. Bar coding of answer sheets was used, many other measures were taken to ensure free and fair exams," said Anand Kishore, Chairman of Bihar School Examination Board.

According to the reports, Of the total 1240168 students who appeared in the Class 12 examination Science, Commerce and Arts stream, 794622 students failed to clear the examination which means 64.07 per cent students failed in the exams.

In the Science stream, 646231 students sat for the exams and 449280 students failed (69.52 per cent). In the Commerce stream, 60022 students appeared for the exams and 15004 failed (25 per cent). In the Arts stream, 533915 students gave the exams and 330338 failed (61.87 per cent).

Bihar Board results clearly shows how the Bihar School Examination Board has tightened the exam and result level. When compared to past years.

Pass Percentage

Science Stream Pass percentage: 30.11 % 

  • In the Science stream, the pass percentage was 89.32 per cent in 2015 and 67.06 per cent in 2016 but dropped to 30.11 per cent this year.

Commerce Stream Pass Percentage: 73.76 %

  • In the Commerce stream, the pass percentage was 90.55 per cent in 2015 and 80.87 per cent in 2016 but dropped to 73.76 per cent this year.

Arst Stream Pass Percentage: 37.13 %

  • In the Arts stream, the pass percentage was 56 per cent but dropped to 37.13 per cent this year.


Science topper: Khushbu kumari - Simultula, jamui-431 out of 500, 86.2%

Commerce topper :Priyanshu jaiswal,college of commerce, patna- 408 out of 500, 81.6%

Arts topper:Ramesh kumar, Samastipur- 413 out of 500, 82.6%

Chairman, BSEB told English Daily that this year they got the answer sheet of toppers from all the three streams re-evaluated and reviewed by a committee before arriving at the final list of toppers.

"Those who have been declared toppers, we have reviewed their results by a special committee. After we were satisfied thoroughly, then only we declared the results today," said Anand Kishore.

“Complete process was full proof and examinations were conducted in a very transparent manner. This may get reflected in the results” BSEB chairman said.The toppers from each stream (science, commerce and humanities) would get Rs one lac in cash, an e-book and laptop starting this year.

The second and third position will get cash amount of Rs. 75 thousand and 50 thousand respectively. Students figuring fourth to ten in the merit list will be entitled of Rs. 10,000 in cash and a laptop.

All the toppers would be felicitated on December 3 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Dr Rajendra Prasad.

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First Published : 30 May 2017, 02:30:00 PM