Students and parents from across the country are demanding postponement of the JEE-NEET exams due to COVID-19 pandemic
The Uttar Pradesh Board High School (Class X) Examination 2020 results have been declared, with Riya Jain, a student of Shri Ram SM Inter College, Barod, Baghpat, emerging as the topper with 96.67 percentage marks. The second spot, with a percentage of 95.83 percentage, has been secured by Abhimanyu Verma, a student of Sri Sai Inter College, Lakhperabagh, Barabanki. Yogesh Pratap Singh, a student of Sadbhavna Inter College, Jeewal, Barabanki, has secured 95.33 percentage marks to grab the third spot.
This year, a total of 56,11,072 students attended the 10th and 12th board exams. Around 30 lakh students belonged to Class 10. The exams were concluded on March 6 and evaluations of the papers took longer than usual owing to the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown.
In class 10, as many as 83.31 per cent of students passed the exam. This is higher than last year when 80.07 per cent students cleared the exam.
In case students do not have access to the internet or cannot access the official website due to high traffic, and SMS feature is also available. To get the result via SMS, the Class 10 candidates will need to send ‘UP10RollNumber’ to 56263 and Class 12 students will need to send ‘UP12RollNumber’ to the same number.