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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
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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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