In all, 9,44,721 students registered for the Class XII examination this year, which was also an increase of 15.81% over 2012.
Girls continued to fare better than boys with 87.98% clearing the exam as compared to 77.78% boys. Among the regions, Chennai once again put up the best performance with a pass percentage of 91.83.
Students can access their results online on CBSE’s official websites — www.results.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in, and www.cbse.nic.in.
The results this year in particular assumes significance for students who aspire to make it to the IITs as weightage is given for the Class XII performance. 2012 cut-off list for DU
Accordingly, the cut off score for the top 20 percentile will be 391 for general category students this year, the statement said. For OBC, it will be 389, SC 350 and ST 338.
Rank holders in the JEE advance under the new format must be among the top 20 performers for admission to the IITs.Delhi has fared better than last year with the pass percentage of students increasing to 86.78% this year, as compared to 85.4% last year.