A police officer said on Sunday that 12 prisoners lodged in the Central Jail here passed the UP Board’s 10th and 12th annual examination. Senior superintendent VK Singh told PTI, “Three inmates have secured first class rank in class X, while six inmates have got second class rank. Apart from this, all the three prisoners have got second division in class 12th. The Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (UPMSP) on Saturday declared the results of class 10 and class 12 UP board exams.
In class 10th, a prisoner named Jitendra scored 64.83 per cent, while Arjun and Shilesh scored 63.16 and 62.83 per cent respectively. Singh told that in class 12th, Shishpal Singh, Hari Singh and Jitendra secured second division. “It is a happy moment for us and the prisoners as they have passed the test behind bars with their determination. This will inspire other prisoners as well. And when they get out of jail they will achieve their goal.”
“We have a library in the jail for the inmates to read and those who need any help in studies get help from postgraduate prisoners,” Singh said, adding that some other inmates here are also involved in the Indira Gandhi National Congress. Enrolled in various open courses. University (IGNOU) and Rajarshi Tandon Open University.
This time, out of 22,37,578 students who appeared in the UP Inter exam, a total of 85.33 percent students have passed. Whereas out of 25,20,634 students who took the matriculation examination for high school, a total of 88.18 per cent passed.
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