Lucknow, June 9 : The Uttar Pradesh Board exam results were announced on Friday which saw 81.18 per cent students pass in Class 10 and a 82.62 pass percentage for Class 12.
The percentage has dropped by about five per cent from the previous year.
The results were announced by the board’s chairman Amarnath Verma and secretary Shail Yadav.
Tejaswi Devi of Fatehpur’s Jai Maa SGMIC school topped the high school (Class 10) exams with 95.83 per cent marks, and was followed by Kshitij Singh and Navneet Kumar of Lucknow Public School who have secured second position in Class 10 exams.
Priyanshi Tiwari, with 96.20 per cent, has topped the Class 12 exams. The second position has been secured by Bhawna with 95.81 per cent and the third slot has been claimed by Sonam Singh with 95.80 per cent marks.
The Uttar Pradesh Board’s Class 10 exams were held between March 16 and April 1 and Class 12 exams from March 16 to April 21.
Though, 10.34 lakh students had enrolled for Class 10 exams and 26.56 lakh for Class 12 exams, 10.3 lakh students left the exams midway in Class 10 and 2.4 lakh students dropped out in Class 12. IANS