Jamshedpur’s Neha Sharma scores 404, bags eight position
Ranchi, June 27: The Jharkhand Academic Council today declared the results of its Intermediate Arts Stream with 72.62 per cent passing out the exams. The results were declared by JAC chairman Arvind Prasad Singh at the council’s headquarters in Ranchi at around 2.10 pm.
Gourav Ankit Kumar of St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi has been declared the state topper scoring 431 marks. Mukesh Kumar of SS Model School, Patratu was the second topper with 423 marks followed by Siddharth Shankar of Marwari Plus 2 School, Chakradharpur was the third Jharkhand topper scoring 420 marks. The top ten list includes six girls including Priya Kumari of Gulmohar Inter College, Snehal of St. Xavier’s Ranchi, Richa Mehra, Anjana Pratima and Srishti Tiru of Ursuline Intermediate College, Ranchi, Neha Sharma of Jamshedpur Women’s College and Tanu Kashyap of Plus 2 High School, Vishnugarh. Compared to the previous year this year the result has improved by few notches as in 2017 the pass percentage was 71.95 per cent.
Khunti district tops
As the results were declared on Wednesday afternoon, Khunti district outperformed others with 92 % students clearing the exam. Lohardaga and Ranchi districts were at the second and third position while Palamu, Godda and Jamtara made the bottom three districts.
A total of 1,81,999 students had appeared in the exams out of which 1,32,179 students cleared the exams. Division wise only 12,430 students managed to pass in the first division while 88,805 students secured the second division while another 30,943 students passed in the third division.
The council had already announced the result for Science and Commerce streams on June 7, 2018.
The state topper scored 75 marks in English, 83 in Hindi, 96 in Economics, 96 in Geography and 81 in political science. This year girls have outshined boys where 74.12 % girls and 70.57 % boys have cleared the exam. JAC chairman Arvind Prasad Singh said that the overall result is better as compared to last year but there is much more improvement needed.