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Girls top CBSE Class 12 Board exams this year

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The Central Board of Secondary Education declared the results for the Class 12 Board examination on May 25.

This year, the top ranks in the exams have been scored by girls. The All-India first rank is held by M. Gayatri from  Green Fields School, Saket, New Delhi, who scored 496 marks out of a total of 500 marks, i.e. 99.2 percent. And the all-India second rank is shared by Mythili Mishra from Amity International School, Noida, B. Arjun from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Trivandrum and Saurabh Bhambri from KRM World School, G.K, New Delhi. All three scored 495 marks, i.e. 99 percent.

The board has recorded an overall pass percentage of 82 percent. This is a slight dip from last year’s pass percentage, which was 88.7 percent. The girl students have once again outperformed boys, with a pass percentage of 87.5 percent. The boys have scored a pass percentage of 77.7 percent.

Thiruvananthapuram has emerged as the region with the highest pass percentage, at 95.41 percent.

The students can check their results at the official sites of the board, www.cbseresults.nic.in andwww.cbse.nic.in.

They can also get their results through the CBSE’s interactive voice response system, by calling (011) 24300699 or (011) 28127030. The charges for IVRS are 30 paise per minute.

The students can obtain their results through the board’s SMS service as well, at 57766 or 7738299899. This will cost them Re 1 per SMS.

CBSE will also conduct a post-result counselling session for the students who are not satisfied with their results. The counselling will be conducted from May 25 to June 8, from 8 am to 10 pm every day. The sessions would be conducted through a Centralised Access System (CAS), where the students can call the CBSE authorities to resolve their queries or issues. The toll-free number for CAS is 1800118004.

A total of 10,40,368 students had registered for the exam this year. Out of this, 6,07,383 were boys and 4,32,985 were girls. Last year, these statistics stood at a total number of 10,29,874 students, out of which 6,03,064 were boys and 4,26,810 were girl students.

In a change from the usual pattern, this year the board declared the Class 12 examination results before the Class 10 results. Normally, CBSE declares the results in the reverse order. The Class 10 results are expected to be declared within this week itself



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