Kolkata: This is the first time in five years Arts student topped the HS examination. Granthan Sengupta from Jalpaiguri Zilla School in Jalpaiguri district topped the exam after scoring 496 marks out of 500 (99.2 per cent). He is the first student from Arts stream to top the exam in five years.
The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) announced the West Bengal HS results today on wbresults.nic.in or wbbse.org with 83.75 students clearing the Class 12th examination. The result was declared at 10.30 am.
The overall pass percentage in the 2018 exam is 83.75 percent. Out of the 8.25 lakh students who had enrolled, 8.09 lakh appeared for the exam, of which, around 6.63 lakh students passed the exam