Pune: The overall pass percentage of Std XII of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has increased by one percent from 82.2 per cent last year to 83.1 per cent this year. The board declared the results of Std XII on Saturday afternoon at around 12.30 pm.
Keeping the tradition alive, girls again have outshined boys by a difference of 9.32 per cent. The pass percentage of girls is 88.31 per cent and of boys is 78.99 per cent. The highest score is 499 out of 500 marks, followed by 498 second highest score. While seven students have secured the third highest score of 497 marks each in CBSE Std XII.
As a matter of delight, the specially-abled children have scored outstandingly well this year again with the highest score being 492 out of 500 marks, followed by 489 second highest and 487 third highest marks.
As many as 12,737 students have scored above 95 percent, whereas 72,500 students have scored over 90 per cent in Std XII this year. The top three regions are Trivandrum with 97.32 per cent, Chennai with 93.87 per cent and Delhi with 89 per cent.
Around 11,86,306 students from 11,510 CBSE schools had appeared for Std XII exams this year. Out of which 4,95,899 were girl candidates and 2,846 were differently-abled students. The exams were held across 4145 centres in the country.
The results are available on www.results.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in, www.cbse.nic.in
CBSE has also made special arrangements to manage post-result stress by appointing 69 expert counsellors including principals, counsellors, special educators from CBSE affiliated government and private schools and psychologists, who will be available for tele-counselling on 1800118004.