- In West Bengal female candidates (5.52 Lakhs) appearing for 10th Board exams outnumbers boy (4.88 Lakh) candidates
- Rise in number of girl candidates attributed to more Muslims girl (1.42 Lakhs) candidates appearing for Board exams than Muslims boys candidates(0.98 lakh)
- Of 43,000 (68 % appox.)students who appear for Class X Madrasah Board examination, 29,000 were girl candidates.
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