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CBSE Class 10 exam results 2016: 96.21% pass, girls outshine boys

With a pass percentage of 96.36%, girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class 10 exams results of which were declared on Saturday.

Board exams 2016 Updated: May 28, 2016 14:46 IST
Girls outshine boys in the CBSE Class 10 exams results for which were declared on Saturday.
Girls outshine boys in the CBSE Class 10 exams results for which were declared on Saturday. (Shankar Mourya/ HT file)

With a pass percentage of 96.36, girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class 10 exams, the results for which were declared on Saturday.

The boys registered a pass percentage of 96.11. Overall the pass percentage this year is 96.21, which has come down from 97.32% in the previous year.

Area-wise, the Thiruvanathpuram area was ahead of other regions with a pass percentage of 99.87 followed by Chennai region which had a pass percentage of 99.69.

A total of 14,91,293 candidates were registered for Class 10 examination, an increase of about 8.5% candidates over last year.

Category wise, the Central Government run Jawahar Navodyaya Vidyalayas have scored a pass percentage of 98.87 followed by Kendriya Vidyalayas which have a pass percentage of 98.85.

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Independent schools have a pass percentage of 97.72 while government schools recorded a pass percentage of 86.61.

According to data shared by CBSE, 85.62% students of Government aided schools cleared the exam.

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