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Pathsala students shine in HSLC examination
 PATHSALA, May 28 – Pathsala once again won laurels in the field of education by bagging top four positions along with the first position in the High School Leaving Certificate Examination, 2011. It may be mentioned that last year also the HSLC topper was from Pathsala area. A few days back, in HS (Final) examination, nine students from Pathsala area bagged top ranks. A festive atmosphere prevailed in the entire Bajali area after the declaration of the results.

Among the four rank holders, three are from Pathsala Sankardev Sishu Vidya Niketan and one is from Bajali Higher Secondary School. Of them, Prakash Jyoti Kalita, son of Pitambar Kalita, teacher of Bangaon HS School and Malaya Kalita, teacher of Kapil Kalita HS School secured the 1st position from Sankardev Sishu Vidya Niketan. The other two students, Simanta Patgiri, son of Sailen Patgiri, an employee of Cotton College and Krishna Patgiri of Pathsala town and Nishartha Sarma, son of Dr Bhagaban Sarma, Assistant Professor of Bajali College and Saraswati Devi, a teacher of Baghmara HS School of Rahadhar Birkala village secured 18th (90.8 per cent) and 20th (90.5 per cent) positions respectively from the same school. From the Bajali HS School, Abhinash Medhi of Rampur village, son of Harekrishna Medhi, an assistant teacher of Patacharkuchi Girls’ High School and Reena Medhi, bagged the 16th rank.

Speaking to this correspondent, HSLC topper Prakash said that he is concerned over the rampant corruption prevailing in the education sector in the State. He appealed to the new Education Minister to create a corruption-free Education department. Prakash would continue his studies at Pathsala and he has not yet decided his future plans. On the other hand, Simanta and Nishartha want to be doctors in future and they will also pursue their studies at Pathsala. All the brilliant students of Sankardev Sishu Vidya Niketan expressed their satisfaction over the quality education provided by the school. Nishartha Sarma would continue his studies in the Science stream at Bajali College. Abhinash Medhi of Bajali HS School has also decided to continue his studies in any government institution – either Cotton College or Bajali College.

Significantly, the greater Bajali area has been producing brilliant results in HS and HSLC examinations in recent years.

UDALGURI: Priya Dutta, an HSLC candidate from the Ramswaroop Agarwalla Memorial English School, made the entire Udalguri town proud by her outstanding performance in the HSLC examination the results of which were declared on Friday by the Secondary Education Board of Assam (SEBA).

Priya, who was ranked 13th with letter marks in all the subjects, obtained an aggregate of 550 was quite relaxed and jubilant when she arrived at her Udalguri residence from Dhekiajuli.

It is to be noted that along with Priya, two other students, Uttara Basumatary from the same school and Samaina Daimari from the Udalguri Girls’ HS school made the people proud as both of them obtained the highest marks in Bodo (MIL) in the HSLC examination. Notably, out of 7,165 HSLC candidates who appeared in the examination this year, 4,009 passed with the pass percentage being 55.95% in Udalguri district. Out of the successful candidates, 2,047 obtained the first, 996 second and 2,766 third division.

Meanwhile, Thaneswar Malakar, Deputy Commissioner of Udalguri district, congratulated Priya at her home while the Udalguri district unit of the ABSU and regional unit of AASU, district units of AAGSU, AJYCP also congratulated Priya for her brilliant performance in the examination.

DERGAON: After two students secured ranks in the the HSLC examination, a joyous mood prevailed among the residents of Dergaon. In the results declared on Friday, Dipanka Jyoti Bora and Ashoy Agarwalla appearing from Shishu Bharati English Medium School, Dergaon secured the 15th and 17th ranks. Dipanka secured a total of 548 marks (Assamese-80, English-90, General Science-99, General Mathematics-90, Social Science-93, Advanced Mathematics-96) while Ashoy secured 546 marks (Hindi-84, English-87, General Science-84, General Mathematics-90, Social Science-97, Advanced Mathematics-94). Dipanka, the eldest son of Rajib Bora, ex-Army personnel, and Dipti Bora of Dergaon ward No. 1 revealed his aim to be an engineer and will take admission in the Science stream in a local college. Talking to this correspondent, he said that hard work is the only key to success. He attributed his success to his parents, teachers and God. He read 7-8 hours a day during the exam and played cricket and read The Assam Tribune. He took private tuitions in GM, G Sc, AM and Assamese. Ashoy, the only son of Naresh Agarwalla and Puspa Agarwalla of Negheriting, attributed his success to his 60-year-old grandmother who spent the nights with him in the same room and then his parents, teachers and God. Talking to this correspondent, Ashoy revealed that he read 7-8 hours a day during exam and now he will take admission in the Commerce stream with an aim to be a lecturer. He played badminton and watched TV but never read any newspapers. He took private tuition in G Sc, GM and AM. Dipanka wants the Higher Secondary classes in the colleges to be continued but Ashoy wants these should be separated from the colleges. On the other hand, the pass percentage of Sishu Bharati English Medium School is 100 pc where 18 secured first division (5 star marks) and 2 second division. In Don Bosco School, all candidates passed the exam, where 39 secured first division and 4 secured second division, in Sankardev Sishu Niketan school 21 secured first division (distinction-4, star-3), in Dergaon Girls’ HS School 12 secured first (distinction-1, star-1), 31 second and 16 third division and in Indranee Devi HS School 6 secured first division.

MORAN: Two meritorious students from Sivasagar district in the Moran subdivision brought glory by occupying the 4th and 9th positions from the Moran Higher Secondary School in the HSLC exam. It is to be mentioned that in Sivasagar district, the two students of Moran HSS stood among the first 10 position holders while the other one got the 20th position in Sivasagar district.

While Chaminda Khound, son of Chandra Khound, a subject teacher of Maths, Rajgarh HSS and Mousumi Khound, teacher in a private school and resident of Moran Bisnupur, stood fourth. Dibangana Mahan, daughter of Ajoy Mahan, subject teacher, Botany, Moran HS School and Jyoti Mahan, teacher, Moran Girls’ High School and a resident of Moran Natun Nagar, occupied the 9th position in the HSLC exam.

BONGAIGAON: Sahin Ahmed, a student of Ambikagiri Jatiya Bidyalaya, Abhayapuri got the 4th position in the HSLC exam. He is the son of Saifuddin Ahmed and Sahara Khatun, residents of Raumari, Abhayapuri. His aim in life is to become a filmmaker after completing an engineering course.

Benu Madhab Changmai secured the 20th position in the HSLC exam from the Bongaigaon High School (EM). He is the only son of Railway employee Dewabrata Changmai and mother Rupjyoti Changmai. He has set an aim to become an IAS officer.

He will pursue his education outside the State. Corruption and bad governance have cast a negative impact on the education sector in the State, Benu felt.

NALBARI: A total of three students of Nalbari district Bikram Bezbaruah (14th) of Tihu High School, Rajdeep Parasar (17th) of Srimanta Sankardev Vidya Niketan and Dharitri Sarma (19th) of Anunda Vidya Niketan found berths among the rank holders of the HSLC examination, the results of which were declared on Friday.

Bikram Bezbaruah, who wants to become a doctor in future, has decided to study at Cotton College. Bikram read up to 12 hours a day before the examination and took the help of tutors.

Rajdeep Parasar, a student of Srimanta Sankardev Vidya Niketan of Barbhag, brought success to the flood-prone area with his brilliant result. Rajdeep, the only son of Siba Chakravarty and Kabita Devi of Pazipai village, has decided to study at Nalbari and wants to become a doctor.

On the other hand, Dharitri Sarma of Anunda Vidya Niketan of Nalbari secured the 19th position. Dharitri also wants to become a doctor and she will seek admission at the Cotton College.

BISWANATH CHARIALI: Two students from Biswanath Chariali achieved ranks in the HSLC examination, the results of which was declared yesterday. They are from the same Little Star High School. The students are Dorothy Garg and Rishabh Sharma. Dorothy, who bagged the 10th position, secured an aggregate pass percentage of 92.16. She secured 99 marks in GSc, 97 in GM, 97 in AM, 96 in SS, 84 in Assamese and 80 in English with a grand total of 553.

Daughter of Jaya Bhattacharyya and Prafulla Kr Bhattacharyya of Garehagi village, Dorothy wants to be a civil engineer. Rishabh Sharma, who secured the 12th position in the examination from the same school, got a grand total of 551 marks. He secured 95 in Social Science, 95 in General Science, 94 in Advanced Mathematics, 90 in Assamese, 89 in General Mathematics and 88 in English. Rishab is the son of Labanya Devi and Tilak Upadhyay of Madhupur. He wants to be a scientist. Both the students attributed their success to their teachers, parents and well-wishers. The pass percentage of the school is 100 per cent.

BADARPUR: The entire Barak valley basked in academic glory due to the outstanding result of Sougat Dey of Silchar Holy Cross School who bagged the 14th position in the merit list of the HSLC examination.

Talking to this correspondent, Sougat said that hard labour, punctuality, teachers’ guidance, parents’ inspiration and blessings and concentration were vital elements which brought him the success.

BAIHATA CHARIALI: Udayan Santi Niketan, Bezera basked in glory by bagging four top positions in the HSLC examination this year. Phool Kumar Nath and Nabab Fazlul Islam of the school secured the 9th position while Biswajit Sarma and Mriganka Kashyap Sarma secured the 13th and 19th positions respectively. The subject-wise marks of the four top rank-holders are Phool Kumar Nath (Assamese 89, English 80, General Science 98, General Mathematics 98, Social Science 91 and Advanced Mathematics (98), Nabab Fazlul Islam (Assamese 93, Eng 83, G.Sc 100, GM 92, SS 89, AM 97) Biswajeet Sarma (Ass 92, Eng 86, GS 98, GM 94, SS 85, AM 95) and Mriganka Kashyap Sarma (Ass 93, Eng 88, GS 97, GM 92, SS 87, AM 87).

Biswaajit wants to be a doctor in future. On the other hand, Phool Kumar, Nabab Fazlul and Mriganka wish to become engineers. Several organisations including the AASU’s Pub-Kamrup and Baihata Chariali units have congratulated the students.

Meanwhile, Bhagyashree Deka, a student from Kamrupa Jatiya Vidyalaya, Sajei-Dagaon under Kamalpur revenue circle, also bagged the 9th position in the HSLC examination this year. Daughter of Nagen Deka and Gyanada Deka, Bhagyashree secured letter marks in all six subjects (total 554, Ass 85, Eng 84, GS 95, GM 98, SS 94, AM 98).

Bhagyashree said that she studied 6-7 hours daily and spent her leisure time reading novels, journals, newspapers and listening to songs. She will go for further studies at the Cotton College and wishes to be an administrative officer. She said that she was inspired by her parents and teachers.

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