With a pass percentage of 96.36 per cent, girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class 10th exams 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. (Also Read: CBSE class 10th results declared: Check at www.cbseresults.nic.in and www.cbse.nic.in)
Area-wise, the Thiruvanathpuram area was ahead of other regions with a pass percentage of 99.87 followed by Chennai region which had a pass percentage of 99.69 percent. A total of 14,91,293 candidates were registered for Class 10th examination, an increase of about 8.5 per cent candidates over last year. (Also Read: CBSE 10th results 2016: cbseresult.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in crashed)
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. (Also Read: CBSE class 10th results 2016 declared: Steps to check your results at www.cbseresults.nic.in, www.cbse.nic.in)
According to data shared by CBSE, 85.62 percent students of Government aided schools cleared the exam.