Percentage of girls for UP Board class 10 exams witness significant rise
LUCKNOW [Maha Media]: An analysis of records at UP Board headquarters here shows a marked rise in the number of girl students who have registered for class 10 exams in the last three decades. In the past 30 years, the number of these girl students increased more than three-and-a-half-times from 3,71,083 in 1991 to 13,20,290 in 2021, say UP Board officials.
In terms of percentage also their numbers have increased significantly. Records show that while in 1991 girl students amounted to mere 20.89% of the total class 10 registrations, amount to an impressive 44.09% of the total registrations for the 2021 exams set to begin from April 24, they add.
Data of UP Board show that a total of 17,75,602 students had registered for the high school examination of 1991. Of them, 14,04,519 (79.10 per cent) were boys and 3,71,083 (20.89 per cent) were girls, indicating that four out of every five students who registered for the class 10examination was a boy while only one was a girl, a senior official aware of the trend said while requesting anonymity.