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CBSE pass percentage for class X drops but girls still outshine boys

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New Delhi: With a pass percentage of 96.36 percent, girl outshone the boys as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday afternoon announced the class X exam results.

The overall pass percentage of 2016 is 96.21 as compared to 97.32 which was the pass percentage last year.

The boys registered a pass percentage of 96.11 percent.

Students can check their results on the board’s result website http://cbseresults.nic.in/.

This year, 14,99,122 students, including 8,92,685 boys and 6,06,437 girls, from 15,309 schools registered for CBSE Class 10 examination.

The students who opted for board-based scheme appeared for the examination between March 1 and March 28. Those who opted for school-based examination took the papers from March 10 onwards.

As per previous years, this year also the CBSE is hosting its result on net with the technical support of National Informatics Centre (NIC), Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

There were 2,860 differently-abled students who registered this year. Depending on their abilities, the education board made special provisions to facilitate their appearance in the examination.

These provisions included granting extra time to students or allowing them to avail the help of a scribe or adult prompter. (ANI)

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