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96.21 percent pass Class X CBSE exam, girls outshine boys

PTI
Published May 28, 2016, 2:37 pm IST
Updated May 28, 2016, 2:37 pm IST
Overall the pass percentage this year is 96.21, which has come down from 97.32 percent in the previous year.
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New Delhi: With a pass percentage of 96.36per cent, girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class X exams results of which were declared on Saturday.

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.

Area-wise, Thiruvanathpuram area is ahead of other regions with a pass percentage of 99.87 followed by Chennai region which has 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.

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