Chairman of the Board, Suresh Kumar Soni said that this year the evaluation process was delayed due to lockdown imposed in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak.
“There are 37 students who made it to the top-10 list. Out of which 23 are girls and only 14 are boys. The pass percentage of girls is 71.5% while that of boys 64.9%” he added.
Kumari Tanu of Ishan Public School, Har Samloti, district Kangra topped the exam by scoring 98.71% marks.
The second position was bagged by Kshitiz Sharma of New Gurukul Public School, Gopal Nagar, Hamirpur who scored 98.57%.
Vansh Gupta of Glory Public School, Bilaspur; Shagun Rana of Ishan Public School, Har Samloti, Kangra and; Anisha Sharma of Government High School, Pantehra, Bilsapur stood joint third with 98.43% marks.
Shreya Sharma of Minerva Senior Secondary School, Ghumarwin bagged the fourth position with 98.29%.
Board had made 45 centers in this state which has 12 districts where examination papers were sent for the evaluation process. Many students of 10th class were awaiting the results from the past three months. They were in the middle of deciding their future streams of studies. Usually results come out in the month of April or by the end of March. But this year due to COVID19 the same has been delayed for three months.