JAC Ranchi Results 2017: The Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) which is a nodal agency to conduct Class 10 and Class 12 examination will declare the results of its high school (Class 10) and intermediate (Class 12) examinations on May 30. The results for Class 12 for commerce and arts are likely to be delayed by a fortnight. They may be announced around mid-June. These examination were held between February 9 and March 7. The results will be announced at jac.nic.in.
According to reports, over 8 lakh students including 4.6 lakh students for the Class 10 and 3,26,107 students for Class 12 appeared in these exams. While JAC 10th exams 2017 were conducted across 941 centres, the intermediate exams were held across 444 centres.
Last year, the pass percentage for Class 10 dipped from 71.20% in 2015 to 67.54% in 2016. In intermediate science, the pass percentage dipped from 64.57% in 2015 to 58.36% in 2016. For commerce stream as well the pass percentage dipped from 74.18% in 2015 to 62.94% last year. The JAC is expecting to improve the result this year. Since 2003 there has not been any great improvement in overall pass percentage of students.
In the past JAC exams have been marred by controversy. Although, the board took adequate measure to ensure free, fair and smooth examinations but few cases of students using unfair means and paper leaks were reported.
Jharkhand Academic Council was set up by the Jharkhand State Legislature in December 2003, after state was bifurcated from Bihar. Its prime responsibility is to conduct examinations for Intermediate, Secondary Education, Sanskrit Education and Madrasa Education. The board also prescribe courses of studies and recommend recognition of intermediate educational institutions, high schools, sanskrit schools and madrasas to the state government.