New Delhi: Girls have fared much better than boys in this year's CBSE class XII examinations, where the overall pass percentage stood at 82.66 per cent.
The pass percentage of girls stood at 88.52 as compared to 78.27 per cent for boys. Thiruvananthapuram Region registered the best results among all the regions, posting a pass percentage of 94.26, said CBSE in a statement, after the results for the Delhi and the Dehradun regions were declared on 29th May 2014.
The pass percentage across the country stood at 82.66 per cent, slightly higher than what it had registered last year with 82.10 per cent.
In a total of 10,28,928 candidates had registered for class XII examination this year. The results of Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram regions were declared on 26th May, and the results of Ajmer, Allahabad, Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Panchkula and Patna regions were delcared on 28th May.
DPS, APS students joint topper in Noida:
The highest scorers of Delhi Public School and Army Public School together share the honour for Noida city topper for Class 12 CBSE examination, whose results were declared.
Brinda Sapra of DPS and Manorama of Army Public School both scored 97.4 per cent each, highest in the Noida city circle.
The second and third position went to Amity International School students, who bagged 97.2 per cent and 97 per cent marks. The overall pass percentage was 100 per cent at DPS and Amity International School.
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HRD Minister Smriti Irani congratulates students:
"I congratulate all the students of CBSE who have excelled in their schools, districts and States in different subjects. I applaud those who have worked hard and have got good results which make them and their families proud. Examinations, marks, and above all values and Character in life, are the means to move forward and achieve progress. I wish all the students success in achieving their dreams in whatever walk of life they find joy and fulfilment and thereby contribute to a healthy, harmonious society and a strong nation." she said, in a statement.