Prem Kumar of Shree Govind High School Mano, Lakhisarai has topped the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) exam with 93% marks. He has got 465 marks out of 500.
BSEB Chairperson Anand Kishore today declared the result of the Class 10 (matriculation) examination of 2017.
Addressing the press conference, Anand Kishore said the overall result of this year is better due to adding grace marks. From this academic year onwards, the board has decided to grant eight grace marks to students to improve the pass percentage. BSEB will grant eight marks to students who fail in one subject and four in each subject if the student fails in two subjects.
Last year, the pass per cent was 46.6%. It is a 3% increase in pass per cent this year. 17,23,911 students appeared for the exam this year, of which 8,63,250 students passed.
Bhavya Kumari of Simultala Awasiya Vidyalaya, Jamui is the second topper with 92.8%. She has 464 marks out of 500.
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