Yesterday, the wait for many students was over as the Maharashtra board finally declared the result of SSC supplementary result 2018. The pass percentage of the students for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC/class X) supplementary examination for 2018 saw a slight dip in comparison to last year’s tally. This year’s bach had a pass percentage of 23.66 percent in the state examinations, the results of which were declared online yesterday. While there was a total number of 1.21 lakh schoolchildren appearing for the exam, only 28,645 managed to clear it. This meant that the tally for 2018 stood at the aforementioned pass percentage, exactly 0.78% lesser than 2017.
As for those who have cleared the exam, they are eligible to take part in the special admission rounds which will be held by the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) committee, for admissions in first-year junior colleges. Conducted for as many as 44 different subjects, the exam spanned across nine divisions across the state. These were Pune, Mumbai, Kolhapur, Nagpur, Amravati, Latur, Konkan, Nashik and Aurangabad.
According to Shakuntala Kale, Chairman, State Board, the English (second and third language) and Maths question papers consisted of multiple sets. She added that the mark sheets for the examination will be distributed a few days later (exact date yet to be announced) by the board. Division-wise, Aurangabad was at the top with a pass percentage of 32.83. Amravati with 31.77 and Nashik with 29.35 rounded off the top three divisions for the same. Mumbai was at the bottom of the list with 14.21 percent.
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education was established in 1965 as an autonomous body under Maharashtra Act No. 41 of 1965. The duties of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education include conducting the HSC and the SSC Examinations in the state of Maharashtra. The MSBSHSE conducts the HSC and the SSC Examinations twice a year and around 14 lakhs students appear for Maharashtra Board SSC and more than 17 lakh students participate in the Maharashtra Board HSC. There are 30,000 plus schools under its jurisdiction, divided into 9 divisions across the state.