The Class 10th pass rate of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE's) Guwahati zone enrolled a decay of more than 6%. The results were announced on Thursday.
The CBSE said the pass percentage of the Guwahati zone, which embodies eight states, including Sikkim, declined to 86.55% from a year ago's figure of 92.63%.
This year, an aggregate of 57,585 hopefuls enlisted to show up in the examination from the Guwahati zone. Of this, 49,732 passed the examination. While 47,142 candidates decided on the board-based examination, the staying 10,443 enlisted for the school-based examination.
In a reversal, boys performed insignificantly superior to girls. The pass rate of boys was 86.40% and that of girls remained at 86.33%.
Board authorities said the nearly poor execution by hopefuls from Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh, which don't have their own particular state boards, is a purpose behind the north east's decrease in pass rate. Understudies of all private and government-run schools in these two states show up for their Class X examination under CBSE.
The pass percentage of Sikkim and Arunachal were 84.63% and 73.99%, separately, while the pass percentage of the other northeastern states was more than 97%.
Among the northeastern states, Tripura saw the most noteworthy pass percentage of 99.40%, trailed by Assam (99.15%), Meghalaya (99.11%), Nagaland (98.54%), Mizoram (97.90%) and Manipur (97.86%).
The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) delivered the best results. The pass rate of the JNVs was 99.29%. The Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) came next with a pass rate of 99%, trailed by free or non-public schools (98.13%) and government-run schools (71.68%).
"Government-run schools coddle the instructive needs of an extensive number of understudies having a place with diverse monetary strata in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. Besides, numerous understudies of the two states who showed up in the examination are original learners. These may be the variables that added to the lower pass rate scored by Sikkim and Arunachal. Something else, the staying northeastern states performed well," said regional officer of Guwahati zone of CBSE, Sanjib Das.