Bhubaneswar: At least 89.49 per cent students have cleared the annual Plus II Arts examination, whose result was declared by Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) on Saturday.
Making a formal announcement of the results, School and Mass Education Minister, Samir Ranjan Dash said that a total of 2,20,081 students including 1,89, 363 regular students had appeared in the Plus II Arts stream.
Out of them, 1,96,959 students including 1,86,685 regular students have passed in the Arts stream this year. The total pass percentage stands at 98.58 per cent, he said.
Out of total regular students, 30, 685 students have secured first division, 46, 563 students have passed in second and 1,19,505 students got third division.
Girl students have outshined boys in the Arts stream. While 1,12,059 female candidates passed the examination, 84,900 male candidates cleared the test. The total pass percentage of girl students stands at 92.34 per cent whereas 85.98 per cent male students have cleared the annual test, Dash said. Only 19 per cent have passed out in the ex-regular category of Arts stream.
The students who have not appeared in any previous test, can appear in an offline test to be conducted by the CHSE, the Minister said.
Similarly, the students, who are not happy with the result announced through the alternative assessment, can also appear in the offline test, he said.
In the vocational stream, a total of 5,331 students have cleared the examination with a pass percentage of 86.02 per cent. 1,076 students have secured First division in the vocational courses, 1,836 students got second division and 2,219 students secured third division. The pass percentage of girls and male students stood at 88.4 and 83,83 per cent, respectively, this year.
The Minister has also announced the Mahir (Plus II) result of Odisha Madarsa Board. All 58 regular students have cleared the exam, he added.The CHSE had announced the results of Commerce and Science streams on July 31, 2021, as per the Supreme Court order