Meghalaya: SSLC results’ pass percentage drops, performance ‘unsatisfactory’



The Meghalaya Board of Secondary Education (MBOSE) declared the results of the secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination today. A total of 50,081 students had appeared for the examination wherein 25,195 were declared passed.

This year's results came as a surprise for many with lesser-known schools dominating the top 20 merit list.


Minimal Pass Percentage

The overall pass percentage for MBOSE SSLC 10th Result 2020 marked the lowest at 50.31 percent compared to the pass percentage during the last five years. Last year, the pass percentage was recorded at 55.72.


Districts with the Highest, Lowest Pass Percentage

This year, West Jaintia Hills topped the list in terms of pass percentage with 69.96 percent followed by East Jaintia Hills with 69 percent whereas East Khasi Hills recorded 68.94 percent. South West Garo Hills remains the worst performing district with only 26.57 percent.

Overall performance district-wise is as follows:

East Garo Hills: 35.64 pass percentage
West Garo Hills: 31.81 pass percentage
South Garo Hills: 26.57 pass percentage
East Khasi Hills: 68.94 pass percentage
West Khasi Hills: 61.01 pass percentage
Ri Bhoi: 61.11 pass percentage
South West Garo Hills: 26.74 pass percentage
North Garo Hills: 35.10 pass percentage
South West Khasi Hills: 45.48 pass percentage
West Jaintia Hills: 69.96 pass percentage
East Jaintia Hills: 69.00 pass percentage