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CBSE Class 10th result 2017 pass percentage 90.95%: Statistics on exam

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday announced the Class 10 results. Here are statistics on the examination.

education Updated: Jun 03, 2017 15:09 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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New Delhi, India - May 28, 2017: Students of St Thomas School pose for photos and celebrate after the class 12th CBSE result at their school in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, May 28, 2017. (Photo by Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)(Saumya Khandelwal/HT Photo)

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday announced the Class 10 results for Allahabad, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun and Thiruvananthapuram regions.

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The results can be checked here with your roll number. Here are statistics on the examination:

-- Region-wise pass percentage: Delhi: 78.09%; Patna: 95.50%; Allahabad: 98.23%; Dehradun: 97.27%; Ajmer: 93.30%.

-- CBSE Class 10 pass percentage is 90.95%, a dip of over 5 percentage points from last year’s 96.21%.

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-- Trivandrum region has highest pass percentage at 99.85%, followed by Chennai region at 99.62%.

-- Allahabad region is third with 98.23%.

-- Last year, 96.21% of the students who had appeared for the exams cleared it. Girls had a marginally better pass percentage than boys. 96.36% of the girls who appeared for the exams passed, while the boys had a pass percentage of 96.11%.

-- 1,68,541 students got a perfect Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 10 points last year.

-- This year also marks the last year when Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) will be used in the 10th grade. CBSE has decided to re-introduce board exams for the 10th grade starting next year.

First Published: Jun 03, 2017 14:00 IST