Arunachal’s poor performance in CBSE exams continues

[ Amar Sangno ]
ITANAGAR, Jun 1: Government schools of the state continue to be consistent in maintaining their dismal performance in the All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE), registering only 44.33 pass percentage this year – just one percent ahead of last year’s record, 43.44.
Nearly 11,153 students from 84 government higher secondary schools (GHSS) appeared for the AISSCE 2018, but only 4944 students emerged successful. In 2017, out of 16,614 students who sat for the exam, 7218 passed, 5947 failed, and 3160 earned compartment.
Lower Subansiri district marked the lowest pass percentage this year, with an abysmal figure of 3.23 at the GHSS Talo. Out of 31 students there, only 1 student cleared the AISSCE 2018.
East Kameng followed, with a 3.98 pass percentageat the GHSS Bazarline, Seppa, where, out of 176 students, only seven passed.
GHSS Kanubari in Longding district placed third among the worst performing schools, with 12.93 percent. Out of 116 students there, only 15 cleared the examination.
Kurung Kumey district performed exceedingly well – leading the table among the best-performing schools – with a pass percentage of 92.86 at GHSS Sangram and 90.91 at GHSS Nyapin.
At GHSS Sangram, 13 out of 14 students who appeared for the exam passed, and at GHSS Nyapin, 20 out of 22 students who appeared for the exam passed.
The performance of the government schools of the state in the All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE) 2018 was even worse, with a pass percentage of 34.71.
Nearly 23,829 students registered for the AISSE but only 8270 passed. Almost an equal number of students, 8330, earned compartment, while 6816 failed, and 415 students remained absent.
Namsai district topped among all government and private schools in the AISSE 2018, with a 79.55 pass percentage, while Kra Daadi performed the worst, with a 3.57 pass percentage.
The government-run schools performed abysmally in the CBSE exam, with a 21.22 pass percentage. Altogether 18,489 students registered for the Class 10 exam, and only 3924 students passed.