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CBSE 10th results: Patna region slips one rank to fifth all-India position

Out of the total 1,73,623 candidates who had registered in Patna zone covering schools of Bihar and Jharkhand, 1,72,296 wrote the exam and 1,64,547 candidates were successful

education Updated: Jun 05, 2017 17:10 IST
The overall pass percentage of the Patna region dipped to 95.5 from 97.88 in 2016 and 98.10 in 2015.
The overall pass percentage of the Patna region dipped to 95.5 from 97.88 in 2016 and 98.10 in 2015.(Mujeeb Faruqui/Hindustan Times/For representation only)

Patna: The Patna region of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) secured sixth position nationwide in the class 10 examination, the results of which were declared on Saturday.

The overall pass percentage of the region dipped to 95.5 from 97.88 in 2016 and 98.10 in 2015. Last year, the rank of Patna region was fourth — preceded by Trivandrum, Chennai and Guwahati with a pass percentage of 99.87, 99.69 and 98.04, respectively. This year too, Trivandrum secured the top position with 99.85% and Chennai second with 99.62%, Allahabad zone bagged the third rank with an overall pass percentage of 98.23 while Dehradun was ranked fourth with 97.27%.

Out of the total 1,73,623 candidates who had registered in Patna zone covering schools of Bihar and Jharkhand, 1,72,296 wrote the exam and 1,64,547 candidates were successful.

Among the examinees, 1,14,771 students had registered for board-based examination, out of which 1,13,751 wrote the exam and 1,06,980 were successful. The number of candidates who took the school-based examination was 58,008, of which 57,497 cleared the exam, taking the pass percentage to 99.12. A total of 537 private candidates also took the examination out of which only 70 were able to clear the same, with the pass percentage being only 13.04 in this case.

This year, differently abled students put up a good performance. Of the 4,254 students who took the examination nationwide, 3,803 were successful with an overall pass percentage of 89.4.

Patna schools also performed well with many students securing 10 CGPA (cumulative grade point average). They included 82 out of 317 students of Gyan Niketan, 10 our of 81 students of International School, 18 out of 249 in Baldwin Academy, Patna, 56 out of 243 in Notre Dame, 28 out of 205 in Ishan International School, 51 out of 265 in DAV Danapur, 10 out of 97 in Gyan Deep School and 4 out of 143 in Patna Doon Public School.

CBSE from the next year will remove the CGPA system and will again introduce the percentage mode for Class 10 results.