The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Tuesday announced the class 12 results 2017 (Intermediate) on its official website.
This year, Ganesh Kumar from Ram Nandan Singh Jagdeep Narayan Higher Secondary School in Samastipur secured the first position in Arts stream with 82.60 per cent.
The 24-year-old Ganesh Kumar scored 65 out of 70 in music practicals.
While speaking to Rohit Kumar Singh, India Today, Ganesh said, “I don’t know much about music. I just attended a couple of music classes in the last two years that I spent in college before appearing for the intermediate exam.” He further added, “I never thought I would become a topper in Bihar Board. I was a satisfactory student but never thought that I would top the exams.”
The real face of Bihar education board is still the same. Out of 12,40,168 students who appeared in the class 12 board exams, 7,94,622 students failed the examination.
Here’s what Chairman of Bihar School Examination Board, Anand Kishore said:
While speaking to India Today, Anand Kishore, Chairman of Bihar School Examination Board, “This year the pass percentage has gone down as we had put in place stringent process right from filling the examination forms till evaluation. We depended completely on technology and tried to plug any kind of loopholes. Bar coding of answer sheets was used, many other measures were taken to ensure free and fair exams.”