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68.81 pass pc recorded in Council exam

By A Staff Reporter IMPHAL | May 23 The results of the Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (COHSEM) class 12 examination had been declared in the evening today in a record time with a pass percentage of 68.81. The declaration programme was held at COHSEM office Babupara in the presence of Education Minister Radheshyam Singh as chief guest, Parliamentary Secretary for Education K Robindro Singh, and other officials of the council as presidium members. Declaring the results, Radheshyam Singh said that the results declared today is a historic day as the council was able to declare the result in just a period of one month. He had appreciated the efforts of the teachers, students, parents and guardians, staffs of the council, volunteers, NGOs and others involved in making the examination and declaration of the results in record time. He had also expressed happiness in the rise of pass percentage in the past three years since 2015 (61%), 2016 (65%) and 2017 (68.81%). This is a sign of improvement and that Manipur is really putting efforts for improving the education sector, he added. Altogether 26,139 students appeared in the examinations in 92 different centres scattered in 15 districts in the state. Of the total appeared altogether 17,987 students cracked the examination including 9011 male and 8976 female and that 37 students were expelled. In Arts stream of the total 6322 students appeared only 4416 students cracked the exams, in Science stream altogether 13198 students cracked the exam of the total 19,252 and 373 students passed in commerce stream of the total 565. Of the total 15 districts, Kamjong recorded the highest passed percentage with record 100 percent followed by Tengnoupal with 95.93 pass percentage and Noney with 90.70 percent. This year the Enlighten Knowledge (EK) Higher Secondary School, Sangampham, set a record by topping the top sixth list in the Arts stream. Ngangom Jinita, daughter of Churchil Singh (father) and Sanatombi Devi (mother) of Nambol Maibam Chingmang, secured the top spot. Similarly, the Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Maram and Senapati also made a record with securing altogether four top spots of the total five in commerce stream including the top one spot. Shap Makan son of Wonringla Makan Tharmi Makan Koso of Shanshak, Ukhrul district secured the top one position in Commerce. Gurumayum Gopalkhrishna Sharma son of G (O) Ajita Devi and G Gajendra Sharma of Lairikyengbam Leikai, Khurai of Ispire Science Academy, Ghari S/O G. (O) AJITA DEVI, topped in Science stream.

Nabakishore inspires science topper

By Steffi Soibam IMPHAL | May 23 In the year 2016-17 higher secondary examination Gurumayum Goplakrishna Sharma of Inspire Science Academy, Ghari secured first position in science stream by securing 483 marks out of 500 in the examination. He is the second son of Gurumayum Gajendra Sharma and Gurumayum (O) Ajita Devi from Khurai Lairikyengbam Leikai, Imphal East. Gopalkrishna who also secured second position in 2014-15 COHSEM examination, secured letter marks in English, Manipuri, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry . On enquiring about his aim, he said he was always inspired by Chief Secretary O Nabakishore therefore he aims to become an IAS by opting general line at Delhi University. Speaking to media persons, his father Gajendra said Gopalkrishna has always been a bright student and had topped Don Bosco School Chingmeirong throughout his school. Therefore he studied in full scholarship from class VIII to X. His father is an unemployed and his mother opens a small snack delivery service which delivers items like kelichana and puri. On asking about his study patterns, he replied that his father had inculcated him with the habit of self study, due to this, he had a habit of studying in free time. Responding to the media persons, he said his purpose for becoming a civil servant is to curb corruption by entering into policy making and to bring transparency in the administration. He added that he went for tuition for all the six subjects and also for revision classes. According to his view, it is extremely important to go for coaching due to prevalent trend of bandhs and blockades as regular classes cannot cover whole syllabus. He appealed to all the students to have a determination and work hard as no hard work will be fruitful without determination and to try harder until you taste success.

From first division to first position

By Rakesh Sharma IMPHAL | May 23 In the Higher Secondary Examination 2017 results of Arts stream Enlightened Knowledge Higher Secondary School’s student Ngangom Jinita topped the list. She is the second daughter of three children of Ng Churchil and Ng (o) Sanatombi of Nambol Maibam Chingmang, Bishnupur. Jinita passed her 10 standard board exam in first division from the Bethel English School, Nambol. Two years later she bags the first position in the 12 standard examination. She secured a total of 454 out of 500 marks. Since her school is far from home Jinita stayed in the school hostel during her higher secondary schooling life. Jinita is not addicted to books. She plays badminton, basketball and traditional sports during her free time. Moreover, she is a nature and a pet lover. Speaking to IFP, Jinita said that she feels very excited and happy as she realised her dream of topping the examination. She added that, “As there are lots of natural resources in the state which can bring huge economic development I want to become a successful geologist in order to study about the natural resources of the state and also extract these.” From Jinita’s point of view staying in hostels helps students to concentrate more on studies as proper guidance from the teachers are given 24x7 and remain confined to the school atmosphere. Jinita said that she only studied for 5 hours a day during her preparation for the examination and took private tuitions for English and political science after school hours at the hostel. “If you want to fulfil your aim and dreams, do not let anyone stop you in pursuing your dream,” is the message given to the youth of the state by Jinita. She was a bit unsatisfied with the score in sociology where she hoped to get more then 95 but got only 94. And the scores given for the rest of the subjects were satisfied by her. As Jinita wants to become a successful geologist in the future, she has planned to take up general studies in Delhi University and pursue her dream.
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