Girls outperform boys in CBSE Class 10 results

NEW DELHI, May 6: Girls outperformed boys yet again in the CBSE Class 10 examination, in which the top rank was shared by 13 students with 499 out of 500 marks.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday announced the Class 10 results, and 91.10 percent candidates cleared the examination, an improvement of 4.40 percent since last year.
he pass percentage of girls was 92.45 against last year’s 88.67, while that of boys was 90.14 against last year’s 85.32.
Girls have done better than boys by 2.31 percent. The pass percentage of transgender candidates was 94.74 percent.
The second rank was bagged by 25 students who scored 498 out of 500 marks, while the third rank was shared by 59 students who got 497 marks.
Government-run Kendriya Vidyalayas have outperformed others with a pass percentage of 99.47. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, also run by the government, have achieved a pass percentage of 98.57, while for private schools the percentage is 94.15.
Other government-run and -aided schools in the country have achieved a pass percentage of 71.91 and 76.95, respectively.
Foreign schools affiliated to the CBSE have achieved a pass percentage of 98.75.
The Thiruvananthapuram region performed the best with a pass percentage of 99.85, followed by Chennai and Ajmer with 99 and 95.89 percent, respectively.
The maximum number of toppers was from Uttar Pradesh, including eight of the 13 top rankers, 13 of the 25 second rankers, and 19 out of the 59 third rankers.
Delhi was ranked second last among the top ten states with a pass percentage of 80.97, and Guwahati was last with 74.49.
A total of 2.25 lakh students scored above 90 percent and 57,256 scored above 95 percent.
The percentage of students placed in compartment has gone down by 3.57 percent since last year. (PTI)