96.21 per cent pass Class X CBSE exam, girls outshine boys

Saturday, May 28, 2016,13:59 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | With a pass percentage of 96.36 per cent, girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class X 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. 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 X examination, an increase of about 8.5 per cent candidates over last year. 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. According to data shared by CBSE, 85.62 percent students of Government aided schools cleared the exam.

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