New Delhi :
Looking gratified over low pass percentage in class 12 examination, Bihar education minister Ashok Chaudhary, who hails from Congress, said that it shows that fair examination has taken place in the state.
He said it establishes that they have been successful to curb cheating in the state. He said how the government would pass those students who were not competent.
A whopping 64 per cent of students in Bihar have failed in this year’s Class 12 examination, the results of which were declared on Tuesday, thanks to the successful conduct of a cheating-free examination.
Fair examination is taking place, so definitely people who are not competent, how will govt pass them?: Ashok Chaudhary, Bihar education min pic.twitter.com/i7MbR5xaTQ— ANI (@ANI_news) May 30, 2017
Only 30.11 per cent of students passed the test in the Science stream as the results, declared by the Bihar School Examination Board Chairman Anand Kishore, showed.
The results were dismal in the Arts stream too where a meager 37 per cent of the examinees could pass the test.
In the Commerce stream, however, the pass percentage was 73.76.
Nearly 13 lakh students had appeared for the Plus-Two examination which was held between February 14 and February 25 this year.
With PTI Inputs