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Government, central schools shine again

Students of government schools and Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) have once again scored well in the CBSE Class 12 board exams this year.

delhi Updated: May 29, 2012 00:14 IST
HT Correspondent

Students of government schools and Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) have once again scored well in the CBSE Class 12 board exams this year. While the overall success rate this year has dropped by 0.69%, the pass percentage of KVs has increased by 0.73% and the figure is almost equal in government schools as well.

“The performance of students is outstanding. The overall qualifying percentage increased by 0.16% this year. Students have made us proud. Our teachers have also put in extra efforts to improve and provide quality education to the students,” said Arvinder Singh Lovely, Delhi education minister.

The pass percentage of Pratibha schools is 99.07% while 78 other government schools have reported 100% result as compared to 70 schools last year. A total of 1,21,250 students appeared in the examination this year, 9,000 more than last year’s 1,12,189.

Twin toppers — Vishaka Gupta from Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya and Namita from Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya —- have scored 96.6%. Both are from commerce stream. The boys have once again been outperformed by girls with 90.06% success against boys’ 81.14%.

Even the number of KV students having scored more than 90% marks has increased from 1,697 last year to 2,458 this year.

“Though the number of students who appeared this year was less than that of last year, there is a significant improvement in the result. The all-India pass percentage has risen from 93.42% to 94.15% this year. Despite the fact that the overall pass percentage has dropped, we have managed to increase the pass percentage by 0.73%,” said Avinash Dikshit, commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sanghathan.