Dhritiraj Bastav Kalita, Sadhana Devi, Cherry Gohain and Sagar Agarwal

Guwahati:

The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC), on June 27, announced the result for the Higher Secondary (HS), Class 12 exam. The pass percentage among the Arts stream is 83.48 per cent, while it is 87.26 per cent and 92.19 per cent in Commerce and Science respectively.

As many as 156107 students appeared for Higher Secondary exam in the Arts stream and of them, 130324 or 83.48% have passed. Sadhana Devi of Kamrupa Girls’ Senior Secondary School and Cherry Gohain of Women’s College Tinsukia have topped with 487 marks.

A total of 33534 students took the exam in the Science stream and 30915 or 92.19% have been declared to have passed. Dhritiraj Bastav Kalita of Deomoroni HS School has bagged the first position with 491 marks

In Commerce, 15199 students had appeared and 13264 or 87.27% have passed. Sagar Agarwal of Vivekananda Senior Secondary School, Cachar (482 marks) is the Commerce topper.

Result data released by AHSEC shows that pass percentage has dropped in all streams compared to 2021. However, it is also important to note that last year’s results were based on alternative assessment criteria, not final exams.

The pass percentage has improved in Science and Arts and decreased in Commerce when compared to 2020 when exams were held.

Congratulating students after Assam Higher Secondary results, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma wrote on Twitter, ”Congratulations to all students who passed the HS exams, results of which were declared today. May you all continue excelling in your academic pursuits, ‘’ adding, “However, those who couldn’t perform well shouldn’t lose heart but keep trying. I’m sure you too will be crowned with success,” he added (sic).’’