The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results of Class 12 board examination 2017 on its official website on Sunday. Candidates can check their results by visiting cbseresults.nic.in. Result related updates like procedure for applying for re-evaluation etc will be available on the CBSE website cbse.nic.in. ScooNews presents key statistics and highlights of this year's results:
Raksha Gopal, a humanities student of Noida's Amity International School topped the CBSE with 99.6 percent.
Bhumika Sawant, a science student of DAV School, Sector 8, Chandigarh came in 2nd with 99.4 percent marks.
Commerce students Aditya Jain and Mannat Luthra of Bhawan Vidyalaya in Chandigarh both bagged 99.2% to come joint third.
Ajay R Raj, a student of St Thomas Higher Secondary School in Thiruvananthapuram and son of an autorickshaw driver in Kerala emerged as the topper in the disabled category on Sunday by scoring 98%.
Dharshana MV, who is blind in the right eye and has only partial vision in the left one, has scored 96.2%
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) May 28, 2017
Thiruvananthapuram region, which accounts for all students studying in CBSE schools within Kerala and Lakshadweep, has recorded the highest pass percentage in the country, by securing 95.62%, while the overall pass percentage in India was 82.02%. Chennai came second (92.60%), followed by Delhi (88.37%).
Government Schools in Delhi performed better than private schools. "Delhi Government schools get 88.27% results in Class XII. Private schools get 79.27%," Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said.
The overall pass percentage in 2017 dipped slightly to 82 percent from 83.05 percent last year.
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— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) May 29, 2017
This year, nearly 11 lakh students appeared for the CBSE 12th exams.
Students scoring in the 95-100% range increased to 10,091 from last year’s 9351.
Girls performed better than boys by 9.5% as out of 4,60,026 girls 87.50% passed and 78% of 6,38,865 boys cleared the exam.
CBSE Class 10th Result 2017 is expected to come out on June 2.
The board has started a helpline with toll free number 18000118004 for psychological counselling post Class XII board results. "65 counsellors will talk to students and parents on the helpline number between 8 am to 10 pm," a official said.
With newly launched E-Sanad, CBSE has become the first board to partner with the Ministry of External Affairs to facilitate online attestation /apostille of mark sheets, pass certificates of students from affiliated schools applying abroad for higher education or jobs.
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