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ISCE results declared; girls outshine boys

96 per cent students cleared the class X ICSE exams, while 93.53 per cent got through their class XII ISC papers.

india Updated: May 17, 2006 18:01 IST

The results for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ISCE) were declared on Wednesday, with a pass percentage of 96 for class X and 93 for class XII and the girls outshining the boys once again.

A total of 91,781 students had appeared in the class X exam this year, out of which 88,114 have got through - a success rate of 96 per cent.

For class XII, out of a total of 43,034 students, 40,249 cleared the exam, a pass percentage of 93.

The pass percentage of girls in the class X exam was 96.9 compared to 95.29 among boys.

A similar trend was seen in the class XII exam, with the pass percentage for girls 95.96 as against 91 among boys.

The highest percentage of marks secured in the class X exam was 97.6 and that in class XII was 98.25 per cent.

The examinations were conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations in March in centres across the country as well as overseas.

The results, besides being available at the concerned schools, could also be accessed through SMS on mobile phones, Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) on phone as well as on the Internet, the Council said.

The SMS facility for getting the result was available on GSM mobile phones on the Reliance Infocomm service.

The results could be accessed using IVRS on the phone numbers 55602139, 55602140 and 26476547. Students could also log on to the websites www.Cisce.Indiaresults.Com, www.Cisce.Ilfsets.Com, www.Cisce.Ndtv.Com and www.Cisce.Examresults.Net.

Around 1,500 schools are affiliated to the Council in India and abroad.