Overall, less number of students score 90-plus

Updated on May 30, 2007 02:36 AM IST
A close look at Delhi’s overall score reveals that the number of high scorers has actually registered a dip, reports Anuradha Mukherjee.
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The extraordinarily good results in Mathematic and Social Science may call for celebration, but a close look at Delhi’s overall score reveals that the number of high scorers has actually registered a dip.

This year, 3,808 Delhi students have scored above 90 per cent marks, while 260 have scored above 95 per cent. In 2006, the corresponding figures were 4,283 and 353, respectively. Not withstanding the results in individual subjects and the overall increase in pass percentage in the city, there are fewer 90-percenters around.

CBSE chairman Ashok Ganguly, however, says Delhi’s results suffer because of the high number of private candidates that appear from the region. “The performance of these private candidates is dismal and they tend to drag Delhi’s results down. This year, 2,14,643 candidates appeared in the Class X paper from Delhi,” said Ganguly.

The pass percentage of regular students in Delhi is 82.59 per cent, while patrachar candidates have a pass percentage of 22.65 per cent,” said Ganguly. The highest number of CBSE candidates appear from the Delhi region every year.

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