BANGALORE: Bucking the trend, boys outperformed girls in Karnataka in the All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE) class 12 examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
Boys managed to get a marginal lead over girls in the Chennai region class 12 results that were announced on Monday afternoon. Nearly 96.54 per cent out of 3,355 boys passed the examination, as against 96.35 per cent of the 2,463 girls.
Karnataka recorded a pass percentage of 96.46 per cent. The state stands second after Goa, which has a pass percentage of 97.21.
The Chennai region covers Andhra Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Daman & Diu, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshwadweep, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu.
As many as 67,707 students appeared for the examination and 61,339 students passed.
Most schools in the city registered cent per cent results.
Schools such as Delhi Public School (North and South), Gear Innovative International School, The Oxford Senior Secondary School, Sri Vani Education Centre, National Public School (NPS) and Venkat International Public (VIP) School have seen centum results.