The top positions in the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education Class 12 results have been secured by the students of the government-run schools in Kashmir. JKBOSE declared JKBOSE Class 12 results 2018 on Monday. Students, who are yet to check their results can do so on the board's official website jkbose(.)ac(.)in.
According to a JKBOSE official, 52 per cent of the nearly 70,000 students have passed the examination. Girls (54 per cent) outshone boys by a margin of 4 per cent.
"Students of government schools have again come out with flying colours in the Higher Secondary Part-II examinations in Kashmir division bagging top positions," the official spokesman said.
Toppers of JKBOSE Class 12 results
In Arts, students of government-run educational institutions walked away with top five positions, he said.
Hadia Noor of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Kothibagh, has topped the merit list in Arts by scoring 493 out of a total of 500 marks and her schoolmate Tanzeela Hassan scored 492.
Towseef Shafi of Government Higher Secondary School, Srigufwara, Anantnag, scored 491 followed by Zaira Shafi of the Kothibagh school, scoring 491, while Irtiza Jan of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Amira Kadal, scored 490.
In Science, the students bagged the first, third, fourth and fifth ranks.
In Commerce, the government-school students managed to bag the second, third, sixth and seventh positions, the spokesman said.
(With inputs from PTI)