UP Board Result 2017: Girls in Uttar Pradesh displayed their prowes again today when they beat the boys in the Uttar Pradesh Board Exam results which were announced. The girls’ scored higher percentage than boys in both 12th and 10th standards. Not only this, second position in intermediate and high school exams were also shared by girls. This year, girls’ success rate for High School was 86.50 per cent against the boys’ 76.75 percent, according to Secondary Education Director Amarnath Verma. In intermediate exams, the boys’ pass percentage was 77.16 per cent which was again lower than that of girls that was at 88.80 per cent. However, the number of students appearing for the exam declined this year, there were 30 lakh candidates who appeared for the high school exams and the overall pass percentage stood at 81.18 percent. Though, the director pointed out that this year number of students were also lesser and so was the pass percentage. The previous year there were 32.6 lakh students who had appeared for the high school and 29.2 lakh for the intermediate exams, with the pass percentages of 87.66 and 87.99 respectively, PTI reported. Both the toppers at the high school and intermediate levels were from Fatehpur district, said Verma. Tejaswi Devi topped the high school exams with 95.83 percent and Priyanshi Tiwari scored 96.20 percent, thereby topping the intermediate exams – both are from Fatehpur, Verma said. Fatehpur also had other toppers as the second position in intermediate was shared by three girls – two of them were also from Fatehpur itself and another from Kanpur.
Fatehpur also had other toppers as the second position in intermediate was shared by three girls – two of them were also from Fatehpur itself and another from Kanpur (rural). Second position for high school, was shared by two girls, both of them are from Lucknow Public HSS at Madhoganj in Hardoi district. A total of 105 students wrote their exam from jails in various cases, 49 of them passed their high school exams while 56 cleared their intermediate tests, PTI reported.