Kokila Khadka KC
MADHYAPUR: Office of the Controller of Examinations today published this year’s School Leaving Certificate result. The exams were held between March 25 and April 2. The pass percentage this year has dipped by 4.16 per cent to 64.31 per cent.
This year too, OCE did not publish the list of toppers. Of the 427,051 examinees who took the exam, 259,916 passed. As many as 385,146 regular students appeared for the exam, of which 138,716 boys (67.57 per cent) and 108,973 girls (60.59 per cent) passed.
A total of 16,859 students — 10,250 boys and 6,609 girls — passed the exam with distinction. Altogether 93,339 examinees – 54,493 boys and 38,846 girls — secured first division. As many as 128,075 examinees — 68,834 boys and 59,241 girls — secured second division. Remaining 9,416 passouts — 5,139 boys and 4,277 — secured third division.
A total 41,905 exempted examinees — 17,774 boys and 24,131 girls — took the test, of whom 12,227 — 5,609 boys and 6,618 girls — passed. As many as 416 of them passed in first division, 9,114 in second and 2,697 in third division.
Results can be seen on www.thehimalayantimes.com, www.educationdirectory.com.np, www.educationsansar.com, www.soce.gov.np, www.ntc.net.np, www.moe.gov.np, www.doe.gov.np, www.edusanjal.com, www.nagariknews.com, www.nationwidescholar ship.com and www.cresteducation.com. The students can also view their mark sheets browsing through the official website of The Himalayan Times.
The result can also be enquired over phone: by dialing 1600 on Nepal Telecom and 1215 on UTL; by sending SMS on 1400 (NTC mobile) and 2722 on Mero Mobile, APCA Nepal. The results can also be had from FM stations.
According to the exam controller, Chitra Devkota, pass percentage decreased this year, as invigilators were stricter than last year. He added that the number of expelled students was also higher.
Devkota added that up to 17,000 students had to be given five grace marks to let them pass.
Last year, of the 342,632 students, 234,602 had passed — 11,304 with distinction, 87,772 got first division, 125,421 second and 10,105 third division.
Boys outshine girls
• Of 342,632 regular examinees, 132,662 boys and 101,940 girls passed
• 87,772 passed in first division, 125,421 in second division and 10,105 in third division
• Pass per cent for boys and girls stood at 72.03 and 64.34 per cent, respectively
• Of 45,890 exempted examinees, 9,302 boys and 12,585 girls passed
• Supplementary exams will be held from August 15-22