Srinagar, January 12: Jammu and Kashmir Board would announce class 10 examination annual 2016 results today for Kashmir division.

“We are going to announce results for class 10, division Kashmir, for examination held in December 2016,” said BOSE chairman.

He informed that results would be made public around 5pm.

Over 98 percent students of class 10 appeared in their examinations which were held amid tight security arrangements.

“As per official figures, exams, which had commenced on November 15, 2016, 55500 students out of 56277 appeared in the exams while 777 remained absent,” said one of the officials.

He added that south Kashmir’s Pulwama district witnessed highest percentage of students who appeared in exams. As per the figures, 4613 out of 4656 students appeared in 48 exam centres set up in the district. The percentage of students appearing in exams was 99.07 percent. As many as 43 students remained absent.

He said that Pulwama district was followed by Srinagar district wherein 98.87 percent students appeared in the examination. Around 8488 out of 8585 students appeared in the district while as 97 remained absent. Government has set up 78 exam centres for the students in the district.

“In north Kashmir’s Kupwara district 98.78 percent of students appeared in the exams, 98.73 percent appeared in Ganderbal district,” he added.