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Girls outshine boys in CBSE class X exam

Girls once again outshone boys in class X CBSE results announced today, which recorded a pass percentage of 98.19.

delhi Updated: May 24, 2012 20:38 IST
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Girls once again outshone boys in class X CBSE results announced on Thursday, which recorded a pass percentage of 98.19.

The overall pass figure is about 2% higher than last last year's results.

The pass percentage of girls stood at 98.48% as compared to 97.98% in case of boys.

According to a CBSE statement, the pass percentage in Chennai region at 99.45 was the highest in the country. The results in that region was declared on May 21.http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2012/5/23_05_12-metro5.jpg

In total, 11,79,182 candidates were registered for class X examination this year, an increase of about 11% over last year.

Since last year, CBSE class X examination is being conducted under the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE)scheme and the results are reflected in grades.

The class XII results are also expected to be declared this week.