A total of 1.16 lakh candidates had registered for the exam out of which 1.05 lakh had appeared including 87,849 compartment candidates while rest had appeared for improving their performance.
The board is setting up a facilitation centre to address queries, and problems of schools and inspection committees related to the virtual inspection.
According to the merit list published by the board, Aritra Paul of Memari Vidyasagar Memorial School in Burdwan East district topped the tests, securing 694 out of 700 marks with a percentage of 99.14
The board did not announce any merit list this year in view of the exceptional circumstances amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last year, the pass percentage was 83.40 per cent.
CBSE notified the new syllabus for classes 9 to 12 for the 2020-21 academic session on Wednesday after rationalising up to 30 per cent of the curriculum.
Universities and schools across the country have been closed since March 16 when the central government announced a countrywide classroom shutdown.
The total pass percentage of students who appeared in class 12 exam was 78.59 per cent and 73.62 per cent for class 10.
According to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) officials, students will appear at their individual schools for the exams and not external test centres.
The board had last month announced promoting all students up to class 8, irrespective of their performance in the exams.
Education minister Partha Chatterjee said that WBBSE will take a call on deciding on the date of publication of results after normalcy is restored and lockdown is lifted.
While the school authorities refuted the charge of some guardians not wearing masks, they pleaded helplessness to the media in preventing some students from accompanying their guardians.
According to Clause 14.2.2 of the Affiliation Bye-Laws of the CBSE, the board does not allow non-affiliated schools to present candidates to the public examination.
Authorities of West Bengal Board of Secondary Education claimed that it was done to mislead people.
CBSE relaxes exam norms for children of military personnel fighting 'terrorism, left-wing extremism'
After the Pulwama terror attack, the CBSE had in 2019 decided to extend certain exemptions to the wards of martyrs of Armed forces and paramilitary forces.