Gelephu student tops class 10 examinationFeb 12 2011
Diwas Puri from Gelephu Higher Secondary School topped the class 10 examinations with 94.60 percent. Tshering Dema of Samtse Higher Secondary School came second with 91.20 percent while F Mugil Arashi of Yangchenphug Higher Secondary School came third with 91 Percent.
The overall pass percentage this year is 96.07 percent. The pass percentage is more than 90 percent in all the subjects. Officials from the Bhutan Board of Examination said Students did not perform well in Science with 48.98 percent.
Meanwhile, from the Dzongkha Language Institute, 46 candidates appeared for the Language and Culture Studies Certificate Examination 2010. Out of which 43 candidates passed the exam.
The cutoff point for admission to class eleven in government schools is 61 percent. Nine Thousand three hundred and thirty students sat for the examination out of which 8,963 passed the examination.