Shillong, May 26: Sherwood School, Tura in West Garo Hills bagged the top position in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination 2023. Samridhya Das of Sherwood School, Tura became the topper of this year’s SSLC examination by scoring 572 marks.
The results for the examinations were announced by the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) here on Friday.
The second position went to Jyotipriya Bhattacharjee of St Margaret’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong (570 marks) while Tanushri Acharjee, also of St Margaret’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong, Ritam Deep Chowdhury of Sherwood School, Tura and Salrime M Sangma of St Xavier’s Secondary School shared the third position as they managed to score the same marks at 564.
Ronggrik B Sangma of Aeroville Higher Secondary School, Tura bagged the 4th position with 562 marks.
Kennedy Dondor Richmond Dunai of All Saints’ Diocesan Higher Secondary School, Shillong secured the 5th position with 560 marks.
Felisha Kurkalang of St. Dominic Savio’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong and Sanskrita Karmakar of Sherwood School, Tura jointly secured the 6th position with 559 marks each.
The 7th spot was secured by Ansh Gurung of St. Anthony’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong with 557 marks, while the 8th spot went to Springfield Snaitang of Sibsingh Memorial Govt. Higher Secondary School, Nongstoin with 556 marks, and 9th spot was secured by Sanida Emi Pakma of St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong with 555 marks.
The 10th position was secured by three students who secured 554 marks each. They are Sandara Marpna of Christian Academy, Shillong, Isabella Mawlong of Synod Higher Secondary School, Shillong and Pallavi Phenang from a private Institution.
Other schools from across the state also featured in this year’s SSLC top-twenty merit list.
The state recorded a pass percentage of 51.93 per cent in the SSLC examination when compared to last year at 56.96 per cent.
A total 26,629 of 51,280 students from 656 schools cleared the SSLC examination held in 157 centres.
East Khasi Hills District scored the highest pass percentage at 73.87 percent while South West Garo Hills registered the lowest at 26.73 percent in the SSLC examination.