The Odisha Board declared the class 10th (X) and class 12th (XII) exam results 2016 today. The Odisha Board results 2016 were announced by Mass Education Minister Debi Prasad Mishra and department secretary Ranjana Chopra. The results of the board examination was also declared on the official website of Odisha Board orissaresults.nic.in and bse.odisha.nic.in.(ALSO READ: Orissaresults.nic.in Odisha board class 10th results declared official website: How to check Odisha board X result 2016 using your roll no.). Also Read - Kerala Containment Zones Full List Today: Total Count Reaches 506; 3 Wards Sealed

This time yet again the class 10th girls have outshone the boys of the Odisha Board. 83 per cent students passed out of the 6.1 lakh students who appeared for the Odisha board declared the class 10th (X)examination 2016. Out of the total students who appeared for the Odisha board declared the class 10th (X) exam, 2,46,240 girls successfully cleared the examination, whereas 2,43,482 boys also cleared the exam. All the students in 715 schools have passed while in 21 schools none of them could clear the examination. Also Read - In Kerala, Containment Zones to be Demarcated After All Contacts of COVID Positive Person Traced

This time, the grade system was adopted by the Odisha Board, so the students were graded on the basis of their marks. A-above 90 marks, A2-above 80 and below 90, B1 70-80, B2 60-70, C 50-60, D-40-50, E-33-40 and grade F-less than 33 per cent marks. Those who scored less that 33 per cent marks or secured an F grade will have to re appear for the Odisha Class 10th board examination. Also Read - Eid-Al-Adha 2020: Muslims Offer Namaz at Kerala Mosque While Maintaining Social Distancing | Watch