Girls outperformed boys in the Class 12 board exam of Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE), the results of which were declared on Thursday, officials said. A total of 74 per cent of the 93,340 enrolled students cleared the examination, the officials said. Girls achieved a pass percentage of 77 per cent, compared to the pass rate of 72 per cent for boys. A total of 25,435 students secured distinction, while 33,437 got the first division. The top three positions across all streams - Arts, Commerce, Science, and Home Science - were secured by female students, the officials stated. Anushah Gul, a student at Green Valley Educational Institute, clinched the top spot overall. Hailing from the Zakura area on the outskirts of the city, Gul pursued Commerce and attained a score of 498 marks in the 12th board exam. Speaking to PTI over phone, Gul expressed contentment with her result. "Obviously, I am very happy. I had worked very hard and the results have shown that," she said.

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