· As in 2020, The Board leveraged a new software for result processing with a speed of 16 times more than the earlier software for processing the results.
New Delhi : Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has set a new record by becoming the fastest entity in India to announce the results for the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations for three years in a row. Hon’ble Minister for Education, Govt of Bihar, Shri Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, announced the Class 12 results on 5th April 2021, in the august presence of Shri Sanjay Kumar, Additional Joint Secretary, Education Department and Shri Anand Kishor, Chairman, Bihar School Examination Board in a mere span of 21 days from 13th February, the date of the conclusion of the last examination. The Class 10 results were announced a day later, on 6th April 2021.
In the Class 12 examination, Sonali Kumari(94.20%)and Sugandha Kumari(94.20%) topped in Science and Commerce streams, respectively, while Madhu Bharti and Kailash Kumar became toppers in the Arts stream at 92.60%. The pass percentage in the examinations is 78.04%, out of which 3,61,597 secured the first division, 5,42,993 passed with the second division and 1,41,352 passed in the third division. Candidates can view the results on https://results.biharboardonline.com/ and http://onlinebseb.in/.
Pooja Kumari, Shubhdarshni and Sandeep Kumar topped the Class 10 examination. The pass percentage is 78.13%. A total of 16,54,121 candidates appeared for the examination, out of which 4,13,087 passed in the first division, 5,00615 passed in the second division, and 3,78,980 passed in the third division.
Shri Anand Kishor, Chairman, Bihar Board Examination Board said “We evaluated more than one crore copies and OMR sheets within 25 days which helped us setting new record of speedy result announcement. In recent years, the board has introduced digital technology which has eliminated human interference making the result process quick and fair.”
“Considering Covid-19 crisis, we introduced 100% alternative questions which helped students to opt questions as per their suitability”, added Kishor.
As in 2020, The Board leveraged a new software for result processing with a speed of 16 times more than the earlier software for processing the results.
A total of 5,39,131 students took the examination in the Science stream, and the pass percentage was 76.28%. In the Commerce stream, 73,901 students took the examination, out of which 91.48% were successful. A total of 7,26,716 students appeared for the Class 12 examination in the Arts steam, out of which 77.97% aced it.
Overall, 13,40,267 lakh candidates appeared for the Class 12 examination in 2021, out of which 6,96,589 are boys, and 6,43,678 are girls. A total of 16,84,466 students appeared for the Class 10 examination, out of which 8,46,265 are boys and 8,37,841 are girls.
The Class12 examinations were conducted in a peaceful atmosphere across 1473 centres in the state between 1st February 2021 and 13th February 2021. The Class 10 examinations were conducted across 1525 centres between 17th February 2021 and 24th February 2021.
These examinations adhered to the mandatory Covid-19 guidelines and social distancing norms. Candidates were mandated to bring masks and sanitisers to the examination hall.
The board also took all precautions to minimise the cases of cheating and other fraudulent means. Every exam centre was equipped with CCTV cameras and manned by a videographer. Section 144 was also imposed within a 100-metre radius of the exam centre, among several other measures. As per available records, cheating cases in matriculation exams have decreased by 44% compared to the previous year. A total of 373 examinees had been expelled in 2020.