CBSE results 2016: Bihar girls outshine boys in Class 12 exam

  • Anish, Hindustan Times, Patna
  • Updated: May 23, 2016 15:57 IST
Students of CBSE Class 12 celebrating after declaration of their result in Patna on Saturday. (A P Dube / HT photo)

The overall pass percentage of Class 12 students from the Patna region of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) registered an increase this year.

As per the figure provided by CBSE Delhi headquarters, the overall pass percentage of students from CBSE Patna region, which covers Bihar and Jharkhand, was 75.29%. The overall pass percentage of the region last year was 75.06%.

However, the data given by CBSE Patna regional officer RR Meena during a press conference on Saturday showed a decline in the overall pass percentage of the region at 74.9%.

The Patna figure was obtained by calculating the pass percentages of 71,496 regular candidates and 4,367 FS and compartmental candidates who registered/ appeared in the examination.

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According to the Patna regional office, a total of 75,683 regular, FS and Comp students had registered for the examination. The number included 48,645 boys and 27,218 girls. Of the total number of candidates 72,785 students appeared.

Meena said the pass percentage of boys this year from the region was 70.8% while that of girls was 82.2%.

As per Delhi figures, the pass percentage of girls from the region this year was 82.51%, while that of boys was 71.12%.

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