Patna, March 30 (IANS) After a drastic fall in the pass percentage for the last two years, 79.76 per cent students who took Class XII examinations of the Bihar School Examination Board this year have passed, results announced on Saturday showed.
"We have ensured cheating-free examinations and results were out in record time," said Board Chairman Anand Kishore.
About 81.20 per cent students appearing in the science stream, 93.02 per cent in the commerce stream and 76.53 per cent in the arts stream examinations have passed.
About 13 lakh students appeared in the examinations this year.
In 2017, nearly 70 per cent students failed in Class XII. The number was 47 per cent in 2018.