CBSE Class 12: Pass percentage jumps by 2% in northern region

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Panchkula
  • Updated: May 22, 2016 00:18 IST
Further, 74.1% boys from the region passed while the pass percentage among girls was 88.92 %. (Representative image)

The Panchkula region of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has witnessed a jump of 2% in the pass percentage in the Class 12 results, which were declared on Saturday.

This year’s pass percentage is 82.97 as against 80.38 in 2015.

According to information provided by the CBSE regional officer RJ Khanderao, a total of 1.65 lakh students appeared from the region comprising Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Chandigarh. As many as 95,602 boys from the region appeared of which 74,101 cleared the exams. The pass percentage of boys this year is 78.59 as against 75.53 in 2015.

Of the 69,839 girls, 61,698 cleared the exam. The pass percentage of girls this year is 88.92 as compared to 86.99% last year.


The pass percentage of government schools and government-aided schools among boys is 57.22 and girls 63.87 this year. In 2015, it was 68.28 for boys and 76.31 for girls.

In private schools, the pass percentage of boys is 79.47 while last year it was 76.55. The pass percentage of girls this year is 90.33 as compared to 88.48 last year.


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