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Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, on Tuesday, declared the much-awaited class 12 results for 2021.
In the state, 12 lakh students appeared for the exams and 99.63% of total students successfully passed the examinations.
This is the highest ever pass percentage by the Maharashtra Board. In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, class almost every board exam was cancelled.
Hence, a relative grading system was adapted by Maharashtra Board to mark students.
Region-wise, the Konkan division recorded the best pass percentage with 99.81%; 46 students have scored 100% marks in Maharashtra HSC Results 2021.
Speaking of Nagpur division in particular, 1,40,859 students appeared for class 12 exam and 1,40,325 (70003 boys and 70322 girls) (99.62%) cleared it. Among 6501 repeaters, 6465 passed.
As many as 63,899 students passed in first division and 10, 550 cleared the SSC in second division.
In terms of Nagpur district, 56667 students appeared and 56450 cracked it (99.61%).
Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad took to Twitter and wrote, “Congratulations to all my young friends for their momentous achievement in the #HSC examinations. You've successfully overcome several odds to come up with trumps. A bright future awaits you! There's nothing you can't achieve if you set your mind to it. You will do wonders in life.”
Students who are not satisfied with their results, a special provision for re-assessment would be made for them, said Gaikwad.