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Girls outshine boys, again

delhi Updated: May 28, 2010 23:47 IST
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Delhi region registered 89.04 per cent success in the CBSE Class 10 board result, which was declared on Friday, with girls once again outshining boys in the pass percentage.

Though marginally lower than the national average of 89.28 per cent, Delhi registered a slender increase of 1.34 per cent from last year.

With a 1.80 per cent rise, 90.05 per cent of the girls who had appeared were declared successful, while 88.15 per cent of boys fared satisfactorily this year — a marginal increase of 0.94 per cent. A total of 2,51,644 students appeared in the Delhi region and out then 2,24,065 were successful.

Meanwhile, Central government schools once again emerged as toppers in the list with Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas on the top position accounting for 97.92 per cent of successful candidates, though it declined from last year’s 100 per cent result.

Dikshit congratulates students

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit congratulated students, teachers, parents and the entire team of the Education Department for achieving 90.99 per cent success rate by government schools in the CBSE Class 10 board exam.

The success rate in government-run schools has increased by 1.55 per cent this year from last year’s 89.44 per cent.

“The success has been possible with concerted efforts of the Directorate of Education and its innovative approach,” the chief minister said.