Haryana has topped the pass percentage when compared to other states of the northern region in Class 10 of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), results pf which were declared on Saturday.
From Haryana, a total of 1.05 lakh students appeared and 1.04 lakh passed. The pass percentage was 98.8 (boys 98.5, girls 99.3).
In J&K, the pass percentage was 98.7. here, 9,377 students appeared and 9,252 passed. The pass percentage of boys and girls was almost the same. In Himachal Pradesh, the pass percentage was 98.1. A total of 13,368 appeared from the state while 13,118 passed. The pass percentage of boys (98.2) was higher here than that for girls 98.
In Punjab, the pass percentage was 97.7. A total of 77,290 students appeared while 75,492 passed. The pass percentage of girls (98.6) was higher than that for boys (97.1).
In Chandigarh UT, the pass percentage was 96. A total of 17,172 students appeared and 16,483 passed. The pass percentage of girls (96.4) was higher than that of boys (95.6).
The overall pass percentage in Panchkula region -- comprising states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and UT Chandigarh -- improved this year. It is 98.1 this year, while in 2015 it was 97.9.
This time, a total of 2.2 lakh students appeared from the region and 2.2 lakh passed.
In terms of CGPA of perfect 10 too, Haryana has the highest proportion of students with the score at 14.6% of those who appeared ; Jammu and Kashmir has 13.8% students with CGPA 10.