CBSE class 10 results declared; girls outshine boys

New Delhi: With a pass percentage of 96.36 per cent, girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class X exams results of which were declared today.

The boys registered a pass percentage of 96.11 per cent. Overall the pass percentage this year is 96.21, which has come down from 97.32 percent in the previous year.

Representational Image. Reuters

Representational Image. Reuters

Area-wise, the Thiruvanathpuram area was ahead of other regions with a pass percentage of 99.87 followed by Chennai region which had a pass percentage of 99.69 percent.

A total of 14,91,293 candidates were registered for Class X examination, an increase of about 8.5 per cent candidates over last year.

Category wise, the Central Government run Jawahar Navodyaya Vidyalayas have scored a pass percentage of 98.87 per cent followed by Kendriya Vidyalayas which have a pass percentage of 98.85 per cent.

Independent schools have a pass percentage of 97.72 per cent while government schools recorded a pass percentage of 86.61 per cent.

According to data shared by CBSE, 85.62 percent students of Government aided schools cleared the exam.


Updated Date: May 28, 2016 14:45 PM

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