The wait is over for about 10 lakh students who tool by CBSE Class 12 board exams, as the results were announced yesterday, May 25 at 12PM.
This year, the board has recorded an overall pass percentage of 82 percent. This is a slight decrease from last year's pass percentage, which stood at 88.7 percent.
The girl students have once again outperformed boys, with a pass percentage of 87.5 percent. The boys have scored a pass percentage of 77.7 percent.
A total of 10,40,368 students has registered for the exam this year. Out of this, 6,07,383 were boys and 4,32,985 were girls.
The all-India first rank is held by M. Gayatri from Green Fields School, Saket, New Delhi, who scored 496 marks out of a total of 500 marks, i.e. 99.2 percent.
And the all-India second rank is shared by Mythili Mishra from Amity International School, Noida, B. Arjun from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Trivandrum and Saurabh Bhambri from KRM World School, G.K, New Delhi.
All three scored 495 marks, i.e. 99 percent. Thiruvananthapuram has emerged as the region with the highest pass percentage.
Her subject-wise marks:
Business Studies: 100
Delhi/NCR also accounted for three of the four students who shared the top three positions this year.
Mythili Mishra of Amity International School, Sector 44 Noida, and Saurabh Bhambri of K R Mangalam World School, Greater Kailash, shared top honours in humanities with a score of 495 out of 500. B Arjun from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom (Thiruvananthapuram), who also scored 495, was the science topper.
While Delhi bagged three of the top four slots, it was Thiruvananthapuram that recorded the best pass percentage of CBSE's 10 regions, at 95.41%. Chennai followed with 91.14% while Delhi was in third position with 86.13%.
Overall pass percentage: 82 percent
Pass percentage (girls): 87.56 percent
Pass percentage (boys): 77.77 percent