The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) will announce the result of the Madhyamik (Secondary or Class 10) examination on Wednesday. The result will be uploaded on the WBBSE website on June 6 from 9am. Students will be able to collect their marksheets on the same date from their respective schools from 10am onward.
This year Madhyamik examination started from March 12, 2018, and ended on March 21, 2018.
The total number of examinees this time was 11,02,921 as against 10,71,846 in 2017. The number of girls appearing for Madhyamik 2018 was higher than the number of boys for the second consecutive year. The total number of girls who took the exam this year was 6,21,366, which is 56% of the total examinees. On the other hand, the number boys who appeared for the Madhyamik 2018 was 4,81,555 or 44%.
For the first time, this year the examination was conducted in Santhali (Ol Chiki) script. A total of 832 students attempted the exam in Ol Chiki script.
The overall pass percentage in Madhyamik 2017 was 82.98%. The pass percentage of boys was 86.34% and girls was 79.62%.