New Delhi: With a pass percentage of 96.36 per cent, girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class 10 examination results of which were declared today.
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 remained ahead of other regions with a pass percentage of 99.87 followed by Chennai which had a pass percentage of 99.69 percent.
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.
NUMBER OF CANDIDATES
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.
According to data shared by CBSE, 85.62 percent students of Government aided schools cleared the exam.
CBSE Class 10 Results 2016: Declared at cbse.nic.in