KOLKATA: Amid the lockdown and different hurdles in the course of the CBSE Class-XII examination, Kolkata faculties have fared higher than within the earlier yr. Curiously, college students in humanities and commerce streams have outshined these in science, who’re believed to have higher scoring alternatives.

“We’re actually proud of our efficiency. Not all of our college students cleared the board exams, however now we have a median of 91.1%, which is healthier than that of the earlier yr,” director of Lakshmipat Singhania Academy Meena Kak stated. “Most of our college students appeared for all of the exams. So the common marking system doesn’t work for us,” Kak added.

Krishna Damani, spokesperson for South Level Excessive College, although, was not proud of the common marking system. Nevertheless, Damani stated that their faculty had outshined the earlier yr’s share rating. “All of the 544 college students who appeared for the examination this yr have handed and now we have a median of 86.5%, which is healthier than earlier yr’s 83.4%,” he stated.
'Streamlined' humanities trumps commerce and science this year

Nevertheless, Damani stated had there been no common marking system, the varsity’s efficiency would have been significantly better. “For the high-scoring college students, common marking shouldn’t be vital. It makes a distinction for the average-scoring college students,” he added.

A fast look into the person outcomes revealed that humanities trumped the opposite two streams this yr. Suhana Wasim from Shri Shikshayatan College scored 98%, Debarati Pal from South Level scored 99% and Annesha Guha from DPS Joka secured 98.2%. All of them topped the varsity.

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Commerce stream was not a lot behind with Kinjal Ajmera of DPS Ruby Park scoring 98.8%, which was the best within the faculty. Averi Sahoo from Shri Shikshayatan College scored a excessive of 97.2%.

Delving into the explanation, principal of Mahadevi Birla World Academy, Anjan Saha stated, “Earlier college students got here to humanities underneath compulsion. However now issues have modified. The syllabus has been streamlined and there are higher alternatives. So, shiny college students are coming to check humanities and are getting good marks.”