Class 12 students breathed a sigh of relief as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the board results of its class 12 board examinations on Sunday, 28th May at 10.20am.
The 2017 topper is Raksha Gopal from Amity International School in Noida. The CBSE topper scored 99.6 per cent, while the second topper Bhumi Sawant of Chandigarh scored 99.4 per cent. Raksha has scored 100 marks each in English, Political Science, and Economics.
Girls outshone boys yet again with the pass percentage of as compared to boys’ which was %.
According to an official release, 10,98,891 students appeared for CBSE Class 12 exams this year. Of this, about 6,28,865 students were boys. Also, from 10,678 schools registered last year, 557 more schools were added this year. Delhi has the top position for the number of students registered for the Class 12 boards i.e. 2,58,321 while Panchkula has the largest number of exam centres for both Class 10 and Class 12 exams.
The CBSE all India pass percentage has dipped a bit this time to 82 per cent as against last year’s 83.05 per cent. Last year’s topper Sukriti Gupta scored 99.4 per cent. The girls have outnumbered the boys by registering a pass percentage of 87.50 while boys pass percent stood at 78 per cent. However, there overall percentage has fell down as the girls scored 88.58 last year.
The CBSE class 12 results 2017 were awaited by 10.98 lakh students who appeared for the exams from 9 March to 29 April 2017 while 16.6 lakh students are anxious about their CBSE class 10 results 2017 for the exams that were held from 9 March to 3 April 2017. The date for the CBSE Class 10 Results 2017 declaration has not been fixed yet.
According to a statement issued by CBSE, applications will soon be accepted by the Board for the verification of marks. Photocopies of the evaluated answer sheets will be provided only to those candidates who have applied for verification of marks.
Sourced and adapted from Indian Express