Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the results for higher secondary on Thursday, 2 May. Delhi recorded a pass percentage of 91.87%, an increase of 2.87% compared to last year, as per PTI.
The Delhi government schools marked their best-ever performance till date with a pass percentage of 94.24 percent, out of which over 200 schools with a 100% pass percentage.
After the results were declared, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia tweeted saying the pass percentage of the government schools in the national capital has been increasing every year with 85 percent in 2016, 88 percent in 2017, 90 percent in 2018 and 94 percent this year. Indeed a great achievement!
He also congratulated the students of Delhi and the education team of the government schools for going beyond the pass percentage of the nation's private schools, which had a pass percentage of 83 percent.
A total of 1,29,917 students appeared for the examination from Delhi government schools, as per Indian Express. Girls outshined boys in government schools with 96.3 pass percentage while the boys had 91.48 pass percentage.
The board’s Thiruvananthapuram region has got hold of the highest pass percentage at 98.20 followed by Chennai at 92.93 percent and then Delhi at 91.87 percent.
The Foreign schools affiliated to CBSE have also improved their pass percentage from 94.94 to 95.43 percent.The CBSE’s class 12 examination started on 16 February, which was earlier than previous years. The results, which was told to be announced by the third week of May, was also announced earlier than said.
A total of 12.05 lakh students had appeared for the examination and an increase of 0.39 percent in the pass percentage has been noted down.We can look forward to a good education scenario in the near future as well.
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