Jamshedpur/Ranchi, May 20: Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) chairperson Arvind Kumar released the matriculation and intermediate (Science & Commerce) results were declared by at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 20.
The result sheet shows that 67.54 %, in intermediate (science) 58.36 % and intermediate (commerce) 62.94 % students cleared the examination in the state. In Intermediate (science) Palamu district has been ranked first with 83.18 % students clearing the examination. Chatra was in the second place with 82.94 % students clearing the intermediate (science) exam.
In matriculation, Hazaribagh district was at the top spot where 79.87 % students were successful. Palamu was in the second spot with 75.34 % successful students.
Dr. Arvind said that the evaluation of intermediate (arts) started late this is the reason why the result will be declared later. The date of the result will soon be declared.
Significantly, the matriculation and intermediate examination started on February 17. In the intermediate Class 12 (science) 86,517 students, Inter-Commerce 49,544 students as well as 475,256 students appeared in Class 10 exam. In the Intermediate (science) 14,333 students got the first division, 3482 got second, while 3131 got the third division.
In intermediate (commerce) 49,286 students were declared pass where 4335 got first division, 29887 got second while 3821 got third division.
Nitish Kumar of St. John Berchmans High School Mundli, Sahibganj, has been crowned the state topper in the matriculation exam scoring 479 out 500 marks. In the second position was Suman Shekhar of Netrahat scoring 477 marks. while Jay Anand of SS High School, Childag, Ranchi and Abhinandan Raj of Netrahat Residential School were joint third with 475 marks.
In intermediate (science) Mukesh Ranjan of SSNMS Inter College was the state topper followed by Priya Verma of St. Xaviers College and Aastha Raj Keshari of Ursuline Convent. Monalisa of Ursuline Convent was the state topper in intermediate (commerce), Adiksha Mishra of Ursuline Convent was second state topper followed by Abhilasha of Sariya Inter College.
Earlier, before the result was declared, contract teachers protested at the JAC gate with their demands.
It may be noted that this year the Jharkhand intermediate results 2016 and matric results have been delayed so much because of the indefinite strike by JAC employees since April 25, demanding job regularization.
More than 3.21 lakh students took their JAC class 12 exams from February 17 to March 8, 2016 across 458 exam centers, while almost 4.75 lakh students wrote the Jharkhand Board Class 10th exams across 932 centers.
This year due to a bandh called by the CPI (Maoist), the intermediate and matric exams scheduled on February 16 were postponed and the exams began on February 17 instead. At least 60 students were caught cheating through phones and chits.