A government scheme for the residential schools, Gyanodaya Vidyala, has recorded excellent results in the MP Board examinations for Class 10 and 12. The scheme was initially opened specially for the students of the scheduled castes.
The results were very good as compared to other schools in the state. Only 49.7 percent students managed to pass in the Class 10 board examinations while in Class 12, the pass percentage was only 65.9 percent in the other states.
The residential schools in Indore, Ujjain, Sagar, Bhopal and Hoshangabad have recorded 100 percent results. Around 156 students out of 192 have passed with first division in 10 schools across the state.
These 10 schools included Indore, Gwalior, Ujjain, Sagar, Rewa, Jabalpur, Bhopal, Morena, Shahdol and Hoshangabad. From Class 6 onwards, students from SC category get admission in these schools. Each of these schools has an overall capacity of 250 students.
Ashok Shah told Hindustan Times, “Results for Class 12 are also quite encouraging. Schools in Indore and Gwalior have given 100% result.” Shah said that six of the students qualifies for the government’s laptop scheme and overall seven students managed to crack the JEE main examinations.
Shah said, “Considering the results given by the students, government has decided to open three new higher secondary schools (Class 12) and high schools (Class 10) at all district headquarters in Madhya Pradesh.”