Shillong, Aug 5: West Khasi Hills-based St Thomas Higher Secondary School, Mairang bagged the top position in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination while St Anthony’s Higher Secondary School repeated its history when it once again topped in the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Arts stream).
The results for both the examinations were announced by the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) on Thursday.
Kevinstrong Lawriniang of St Thomas Higher Secondary School, Mairang became the topper for this year’s SSLC examination by scoring 576 marks, while Wanteibok Pator of Sawlyngdoh Higher Secondary School, Mookaiaw (575) and Khasish Samee of St Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong (574) and Mridumay Saha of Sherwood School, Tura (574), bagged the second and third positions respectively.
Daniel Ksanbor Khyriemmujat of St Anthony’s also topped in the HSSLC examination when he scored 462 marks while L Kennedy Vaiphei of St Edmund’s Higher Secondar School and Jethro Jarvis Roy Jyrwa of St Anthony’s were placed in the second and third position by scoring 450 and 449 marks respectively.
Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma took to twitter to congratulate all the successful students of both the examinations.
Congratulations to our dear students who passed their #SSLC & #HSSLC (Arts) examinations. Kudos to the toppers who have done their parents, teachers and school/college proud! Wishing each of you a successful future. May you always shine! pic.twitter.com/fqtOgUGhJw
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) August 5, 2021
“Congratulations to our dear students who passed their #SSLC & #HSSLC (Arts) examinations. Kudos to the toppers who have done their parents, teachers and school/college proud! Wishing each of you a successful future. May you always shine!” Sangma said.
Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui in his tweet said, “Congratulations to all my young friends who passed their HSSLC (Arts) Examination 2021. Wishing you a bright future. Salute to the Rank holders, you make your parents and teachers proud.”
Congratulations to all my dear friends who have Passed their SSLC EXAMINATION 2021.
You don’t let the challenges and difficulties stop you from achieving your goal
For those who couldn’t get through there is always tomorrow.
To the Rank holders Shine on… pic.twitter.com/Ho4YlGdV5A
— Lahkmen Rymbui (@LahkmenR) August 5, 2021
Meanwhile, the state recorded a pass percentage of 52.91 per cent in the SSLC examination, which saw a slight increase when compared to last year’s 50.31 per cent.
The overall pass percentage in the HSSLC examination was registered at 76.28 per cent when compared to 2018 which was recorded at 74.78 per cent.
A total 34,003 of 64,269 students from 630 schools cleared the SSLC examination held in 147 centres, while 20,740 of 25,683 students from 237 schools who gave the HSSLC exams held in 103 centres were declared successful by the Board.
East Jaintia Hills District scored the highest pass percentage at 85.09 percent while South West Garo Hills registered the lowest at 23.01 percent in the SSLC examination.
In the HSSLC examination, West Khasi Hills District recorded the highest pass percentage at 92.91 per cent while South Garo Hills is the lowest with only 54 percent.