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CBSE 10th result 2017: Allahabad region secures third spot in country

The Allahabad region of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) bettered its Class 10 results by a slight margin to secure the third spot in the country in the Class 10 board examinations.

Board exams 2017 Updated: Jun 03, 2017 20:34 IST
Kenneth John
Students of Allahabad Tagore Public School celebrate their success in the CBSE Class 10 exams on Saturday.
Students of Allahabad Tagore Public School celebrate their success in the CBSE Class 10 exams on Saturday.(HT Photo/Anil Kumar Maurya)

The Allahabad region of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) bettered its results by a slight margin to secure the third spot in the country in the Class 10 board examinations, results of which were declared on Saturday.

The region recorded a pass percentage of 98.23 - 0.98% more than the previous year’s 97.27. This year, 1,76,336 students from 1392 schools registered for Class 10 exams in Allahabad region’s 60 districts and 1,73,180 cleared them.

The board based exams were taken by 64,262 students - 42,291 boys and 21,791 girls - besides 246 private candidates and 1,12,320 including 74,700 boys and 37,620 girls appeared in the school based exam.

In 2016, 1,32,965 students - including 88,559 boys and 44,385 girls - registered for the exams in 53 districts under the Allahabad region. And 97.27% students were declared successful last year.

Among all the 10 regions of the school board, Trivandrum secured the top spot in the country as 99.85% students passed and Chennai was at the second spot with a pass percentage of 99.62. Delhi saw a major dip of 13.67% in its performance this year. From 91.76% in 2016, the pass percentage plummeted to 78.09 this year.

The pass percentage of Class 10 was recorded at 90.95, a dip of over 5 percentage points from last year’s 96.21. Girls with a pass percentage of 96.36% did marginally better than boys, who had a pass percentage of 96.11, in 2016.

The results can be accessed on cbse.nic.in or cbseresults.nic.in.