The Chennai region has secured the highest pass percentage of 91.32 in the Central Board of Secondary Education Class XII examination, the results of which were declared on Monday. While results for the Ajmer, Chennai, Panchkula, Delhi, Guwahati, Allahabad and Bhubaneswar regions were declared on Monday, the Patna region results are expected to be declared on May 27 [Friday].
Girls have outperformed boys with a pass percentage of 86.93 compared to boys who have notched up 77.83. The overall pass percentage at 81.71 is up by 1.84 percentage points from last year.A total of 770,043 candidates were registered for the Class XII examination which was held from March 1 to April 13. This is an increase of about 9.85 per cent compared to last year.The Chennai region has also emerged with the highest pass percentage of 93.21 for girls followed by the Delhi and Ajmer.
The Kendriya Vidyalayas have secured an overall pass percentage of 93.38, up by 2.25 percentage points from last year. Delhi has secured the highest pass percentage of 95.63 in this category followed by the Chennai and Allahabad regions.
The Chennai region is positioned first in the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya category with a pass percentage of 98.32 followed by Bhubaneshwar and Panchkula. The overall pass percentage in this category is 96.89.
Top honours have been achieved by the Delhi region in the government school category, with a pass percentage of 87.48, followed by Chennai and Panchkula. The government schools have secured an overall pass percentage of 83.98, down by 0.51 percentage points from last year.
Emerging at the top in the independent category, Chennai has secured a pass percentage of 92.51 followed by Delhi and Ajmer. The Chennai region has also secured a high pass percentage of 95.77 in the Central Tibetans category.Ajmer has the highest pass percentage of 55.43 in the private candidate category, followed by Panchkula and Guwahati.
The pass percentage of students in the “Foreign” and “Gulf” category is 94.27 and 94.20 respectively. The general, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes pass percentages are 82.21, 81.84 and 67.60 respectively. Over 20 special candidates have secured more than 90 per cent. A total of 43 cases of unfair means were recorded during the exam.
The percentage of students who are placed in compartment is 10.67, 0.40 percentage points lesser than in 2010. The first chance compartmental examination will begin from July 16. Candidates can apply for verification of marks to the respective regional offices. The forms for verification of marks will also be available on the website www.cbse.nic.in. Private candidates should collect their result from their examination centre.
The CBSE is offering post result counselling till June 6.