CBSE 10th result 2017: Dehradun region records marginal increase in pass percentage

The Dehradun region of the CBSE registered a marginal increase of 0.35% this year in terms of pass percentage - 96.80 compared to 96.45 in 2016 - in the Class 10 board examinations.

Board exams 2017 Updated: Jun 03, 2017 20:20 IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun
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The Asian School’s Animesh Nawani (with his family), whose CGPA is perfect 10 in the CBSE Class examination, the results of which were declared on Saturday.(Handout image)

The Dehradun region of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) registered a marginal increase of 0.35% this year in terms of pass percentage - 96.80 compared to 96.45 in 2016 - in the Class 10 board examinations, results of which were declared on Saturday.

Nearly 1,34,943 students from 1323 schools across the state appeared in the exam and 14,986 scored the perfect 10 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).

The pass percentage of girls too saw a slight increase at 98.30 as against 97.0 of boys.

“Individual results have come early. But, tabulating region level result is taking time. We are hopeful to receive information by late evening,” Ranber Singh Tomar, Dehradun’s regional officer, told the Hindustan Times.

The students of The Asian School came out with flying colours once again. The school that had the Class 12 board exam state topper, Vatsala Shukla, also boasted of 34 students who scored 10 CGPA.

“I am a fan of cars and I wish to opt automobile engineering and work for some of the top international companies in car manufacturing like Ferrari and others,” The Asian School’s Animesh Nawani, whose CGPA is 10, said.

His cousin and schoolmate, Akkshat Nawani who received 9.6 CGPA, aims to become an ethical hacker.

The Asian School’s Barira, who also scored 10 CGPA, is now determined to become a doctor. “I want to be a doctor. But, firstly I would like to focus on my Class 12th boards,” she/he said.

Four students - Anjali Moolchandani, Rutesha Mishra, Asima Sajad, and Shatakshi Choudhary - from The Ecole Globale International Girls’ School in the state capital also bagged the 10 CGPA. And 50% of its students scored over 9 CGPA in the exam.

Seventeen students of The Indian Academy scored 10 CGPA while two others bagged 9.8. The passing percentage of the school was 100%. Simran Semwal, who was one of the top scorers, attributed her marks to hard work and wishes of parents.

The result of Delhi Public School was also overwhelming. Out of the 116 students that appeared for the board exams, 19 students secured CGPA 10, 32 students A1 grade, 39 A2 grade and 30 students bagged B1 grade.

In 2016, 1,54,103 students from the hill state appeared for the exam and out of which 1,48,497 were declared successful. Of this, 95,195 boys and 53,302 girls passed. Over 15,000 students scored 10 CGPA, 18,899 students had 9.1-9.9 CGPA and 26,063 scored 8.1-9.0 CGPA.

The pass percentage of Class 10 was recorded at 90.95, a dip of over 5 percentage points from last year’s 96.21. Girls with a pass percentage of 96.36% did marginally better than boys, who had a pass percentage of 96.11, in 2016.

Among all the 10 regions of the school board, Trivandrumsecured the top spot in the country as 99.85% students passed, Chennai was at the second spot with a pass percentage of 99.62 and Allahabad was in the third spot with 98.23% students clearing the exam.

The results can be accessed on or

2017 in numbers

Pass percentage: 96.80%

Total students appeared: 1,34,943

Pass percentage of girls: 98.30%

Pass percentage of boys: 97.0%

Students who scored 10 CGPA: 14,986

First Published: Jun 03, 2017 20:18 IST