Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) has posted 95 percent result in the Class X Board examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha.
Result of the examination was declared on May 21, 2019. As many as 1676 students from the school wing of the Institute appeared the examination, which is the highest number in the country from a single school.
Despite being a tribal institute, KISS has been achieving excellent result in the 10th Board Examination since 2000. This year, over 300 students have secured 60% or more marks, with girls outshining boys, in general. Sakila Majhi becomes school topper securing 93 percent marks.
For 20 long years in a row, from 2000 to 2019, KISS students have been achieving nearly 100% pass result in this examination. This is an extraordinary and historical achievement for tribal students, said parents of the successful students and leaders of the tribal community.
As many as 164 students belonging to primitive tribes like Juang, Didai, Kharia, Lodha, Langia Saura, and Bonda are among those who were successful in the examination.
It is a rare feat to educate and groom tribal students from remote areas of the State and enable them to excel in the 10th Board examination every year, opined intellectuals.
Expressing satisfaction over the result, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS said, “The continued success of KISS students, year after year has been possible only due to the blessings of God, the continuous effort of teachers, staff and hard work of students of KISS.”