Srinagar, Feb 26: Several parents in South Kashmir have a reason to rejoice as their children qualified the 10th class examination with flying colours for which results were announced on Friday.
Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) Friday announced the result of the Class 10 board exam for students of the Kashmir division.
As many as 1,06,465 students – 74,465 from the Kashmir Valley and 32,000 from Jammu winter zones – appeared for the exams at 1,145 centres – 814 in the valley and 331 in the winter zones of Jammu. In Kashmir, the overall pass percentage was 62.76 and 89.82 in government and private schools, respectively.
While it was a joyful moments for various families across Kashmir whose children qualified the 10th class examination with higher percentage.
Toiba Showkat, a 16-year-old girl from South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, secured highest marks in South Kashmir. “The results are better than my expectations. It was due to Allah’s will and support from my parents and teachers that I achieved this success,” she told news agency Kashmir Indepth News Service (KINS).
She said students faced immense difficulties during the COVID. “But if one works hard, he or she can achieve any success. Through hardworking, we can move ahead and grab opportunities. At the same time, I want to tell don’t treat those badly who could not do better,” she added.
Syed Basit, who hails from a far flung area at Chittergul Shangus in Anantnag has cracked matriculation examination by securing 87 percent marks.
“During COVID, I did not go to tuitions. I studied at home. It was my sister who helped me for the examinations as teachers were not available during COVID. My family helped me in studies,” Basit told news agency KINS. His father is an employee in the Fisheries Department.
In his village, there is no availability of coaching centres as they live in far-flung area. People have congratulated him for this success.
His sister, Syed Insha, said, “As schools were closed, I helped my brother for examinations. But he would always work hard and succeed with higher percentage.”
Similarly, Tabia Iqbal from Shangus Anantnag was born with a disability as her legs were crippled. She is also duff and dumb.
She secured 453 out of 500 marks in matriculation examination.
She has not attended school for seven years. It was her teacher, who would come to her home and teach there.