Bhubaneswar: BJD Legislator from Surada, Purna Chandra Swain has cleared the Matric Board exam at the age of 49.
Mr.Swain has passed the examination with B2 grade. He secured 340 out of 500 marks in the HSC examination. The legislator had appeared at the exam at Surada Girls High School in Bhanjanagar of Ganjam district.
As per the scorecard, the MLA has secured highest 85 in painting, while he has obtained the lowest mark in English. Besides, Swain has scored over 60 percent mark in Odia and Social Science.
The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha has announced the results of the High School Certificate (HSC) examination, which was conducted on offline mode in between July 30 and August 5 at 504 centers across the State.
Out of 15,155 students who applied for various 10th board examinations, 6,596 students have applied for HSC examination, 8,493 for State Open School certificate examination and 66 for Madhyama examination.
A total of 5233 students have cleared the examination while 141 have failed. About 80.83 per cent of candidates passed the offline examination. As many as 3100 boys and 2133 girls have passed the examination.
Similarly, 271 students registered improvement in scores, while 459 students recorded a fall in their grades as compared to their scores obtained in the alternative assessment method.
According to the BSE, 42 students have secured A1 grade, 255 A2, 348 B1, 458 B2, 599 C, 846 D, 2685 E and 141 got grade F. The BSE has conducted the offline test for the students, who are not satisfied with the alternative method adopted to declare the exam results