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CBSE Class 12 results:Girls outshine boys with big margin in tricity

Vivek Gupta, Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, May 28, 2014
First Published: 22:38 IST(28/5/2014) | Last Updated: 18:19 IST(29/5/2014)

Girls again outshone boys with a big margin in the tricity in Class-12 CBSE results, declared on Wednesday.

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In Chandigarh, which had the highest number of enrolments, the difference between the percentages in boys and girls is around 7%. Of the 9,872 boys registered for Class-12 in Chandigarh, 75.41% cleared the exam; of the 7,843 girls 82.81% cleared the exam.

In SAS Nagar, there is difference of over 17% in the passing percentage of boys and girls. Of the 808 girls, 89.11% girls cleared the exam and only 72.15% of the 873 boys cleared the exam from just government as well as private schools.

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In Panchkula, 599 girls appeared of which 94.16% cleared the exam. Of the 724 boys, only 83.15% cleared the exam.

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"I think, girls are better fCBSE declares Class 12 resultsocused than boys, so we are leading the chart in all results," said Aanandi Dhavan from Chandigarh, who secured 96% in medical stream.

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Except in the non-medical stream, girls have secured the individual top positions in all streams.At the school level also, more girls have secured above 90% than boys. Delhi Public school, Sector 40, Chandigarh has 55 students above 90%. Of the 55, 33 are girls and the rest are boys  

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In Vivek High school, 14 girls secured over 90% marks against nine boys, with the top position in the school secured by commerce student Anmol Bains with 97.6% .

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In Bhavan Vidyalaya, Chandigarh, 21 girls against six boys secured over 90% in the Arts stream. Anuradha Bhatia, head of commerce department at Bhavan Vidyalaya, said that the girls were definitely more industrious and hard-working. The society must therefore must equal opportunities to girls as compared to boys. 

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"The trend has started in big cities, but I think we need a more open-minded approach in smaller towns," he said.

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In AKSIPS-65 Smart School, SAS Nagar too, Akansha Chauhan of medical stream topped the school with 88.5%. 
 

 

 

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