KOKRAJHAR, May 15: Private schools in BTC have once again left the government run schools behind in the HSLC examination results.
The UN Academy in Kokrajhar, a private Bodo medium school secured 89.50% pass percent while Kokrajhar Govt HS & MP School has scored 16.31% pass percent in the results. Though, no rank holders emerged from BTC, however, the overall result saw significant improvement comparatively to earlier years. Among the districts in BTC, Baksa secured highest pass percentage with 63.77% followed by Kokrajhar (56.22%), Udalguri (53.38%) and Chirang (43.69%) respectively.
Meanwhile, the Director of UN Academy, Kokrajhar, Krishna Gopal Basumatary expressed his partial satisfaction over his school’s performance. “We had hoped of getting better results, but could muster only 89.50% pass percentage, which is good but not satisfactory for us,” he said this while adding he is confident of better performances in the coming years.
Laimwn Swrang Poraishali, Banargaon, another private Bodo medium school scripted secured 96% pass percent with 15 first and 8 second division holders. Gurudev Kalicharan Academy, Dotma secured a cent percent pass percentage with 16 first, 28 second and 4 third division holders respectively. Sankardev Sishu Bidyaniketan, Kokrajhar also secured a cent percent pass percentage with 7 first and 4 second division holders.
On the other hand, Saiful Islam, principal of Kokrajhar Govt HS & MP School while reacting to the poor performance of his school, blamed the lackadaisical attitude from the government towards the problems being faced by the school as the prime reason for the students of govt schools under performing in HSLC examination.
“Our school recorded only 16.31 % pass percentage owing to several problems. Firstly, the school has nearly 30 teachers’ posts vacant since many years. And the remaining teachers which we have got have been engaged in NRC duty and several other duties by the government, which is the main reason behind the poor performance.” He said this while adding that the school authorities had already urged the state government to fulfill the vacancies, but in vain.