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.
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.