CBSE Class X results declared, pass percentage falls

The Central Board of Secondary Education today declared results of Class X for five regions, including the national capital.   

Published: 03rd June 2017 01:32 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd June 2017 08:29 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: Within a week after the release of 12th board results ,the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) declared its results on Saturday for class 10th board examination, with 90.05 per cent students passing the exam. About 206,138 students have scored 10 C.G.P.A.

However, the data compiled by the CBSE shows that this year, over all pass percentage is 90.05%  five per cent lesser than last year it was 96.21 percent.

The CBSE has announced results for the regions Delhi, Allahabad, Chennai,Dehradun and Thiruvananthapuram. Results for the rest of the regions will be declared soon.

Comparing to last year, the boys have outshone the girls in the 10th examination with a pass percentage of 93.04. For the girls, the pass percentage remained at 92.05 %.

Continuing the success, the Trivandrum has topped the list again with 99.85 per cent of total student passed the examination. While chennai bagged the second position with an overall pass percentage of 99.62. While, the National capital Delhi has saw major fall in the 10th exam result this year from 91.76% in 2016 to 78.09 this year.

According to CBSE, a total of 16,59,558 students had appeared for the call X exam this year, out of which 15,09,383 students has cleared the exam. Of 23,155 foreign students appeared for the CBSE exam,99.01 per cent passed.

Institution wise the Jawaharlal Navodaya Vidyalayas topped the list with a pass percentage of 99.67. The Kendriya Vidyalayas came second with scoring 99.66 per cent.

Students with special needs also performed well in the class X examination with registering a pass percentage of 89.04 percent marks. 

According to the CBSE the government schools performed better that the private schools In X examination as the XII examination. Students who appeared under the School based exam scored more than from the candidates who appeared under Board based exam.The pass percentage of school based exam is 97.2 %. While the Board based examinations pass percent is 92.06%.

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