PSEB 10th Class result declared
The PSEB 10th Class results have been announced by the Punjab School Education Board on Tuesday. The results of the 10th class matric 1st semester and 2nd semester examination are at its official website
Of the PSEB matric result 2011 announced yesterday, Amolpreet Kaur of Bhai Nand Lal Public Senior Secondary School in Anandpur Sahib (Ropar) topped it, scoring 96.46 per cent.
Gaganjot Kaur of Ambala Jattan village in Hoshiarpur stood second and Ramandeep Kaur of Moga and Chitranjali Joshi of Samana shared the third slot.
PSEB chairman Dalbir Singh Dhillon said 2,27,000 candidates of the total 3,52,948 students passed the exam. But this year's pass percentage is almost 14 per cent less than last year, he said.
Dhillon added that the lower pass percentage were due to stricter norms this year, since any student who didn't clear the compulsory subjects -- English, Hindi, Punjabi, Mathematics and Science -- were declared failed.
The Punjab School Education Board was established in 1969 and is based out of Mohali.