CBSE 10th result 2017 Highlights: Boys fare better than girls, all-India pass percentage dips

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared its Class 10th Board results. The results can be accessed on or
Students of St Thomas school celebrating after the CBSE class 10 results were announced on June 3.(PTI Photo)
Students of St Thomas school celebrating after the CBSE class 10 results were announced on June 3.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2017 08:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared its Class 10 Board or Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination results. The results can be accessed on or

The overall pass percentage fell to 90.95 per cent from 96.21 per cent last year, registering a dip of over 5 per cent. A total of 16,67,573 candidates appeared for the exam this year.

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Below are the live updates:

7: 01 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates students who cleared CBSE Class 10 exams.

6: 45 pm: CBSE officials say number of boys scoring perfect 10 CGPA more than girls this year.

6: 32 pm: Allahabad region bettered its Class 10 results by a slight margin to secure the third spot in the country in the Class 10 board exams. The region recorded a pass percentage of 98.23 - 0.98% more than the previous year’s 97.27.

5: 35 pm: CBSE website updates that Class 10 results of all regions have been declared.

The ten regions are:

1- Delhi: NCT of Delhi

2- Chennai: Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Goa, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Daman and Diu

3- Guwahati: Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram

4- Ajmer: Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

5- Panchkula: Haryana, Union Territory of Chandigarh, Punjab, J&K, Himachal Pradesh

6- Allahabad: Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand

7- Patna: Bihar, Jharkhand

8- Bhubaneswar: West Bengal, Odisha, Chhattisgarh

9- Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala, Lakshadweep, Karnataka

10- Dehradun: Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand

5: 23 pm: Dehradun pass percentage increases marginally this year to 96.80% from 96.45%, a rise of 0.35%.

A total of 13,4943 students of 1,323 schools appeared in the CBSE class 10 exams in the state.

5:21 pm: Four hours after the results were announced on Saturday, Mumbai students still do not know how much they have scored in different subjects.

Schools in Maharashtra, including those in Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur, have not received students’ individual marks. Instead, the board has sent them grades.

5:15 pm: Lucknow girl Gauri Todaria beat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to score a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 10.

“My blood pressure dipped and there were plenty of (other) problems,” the 16-year-old, who wants to become a company secretary, said.

4:45 pm: Results of Panchkula region declared. The overall pass percentage of the region sees a three percent dip with 94.34% against last year’s 98.1%.

CBSE Panchkula region comprises of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and union territory (UT) Chandigarh region.

4: 40 pm: CBSE has decided to re-introduce board exams for the 10th grade starting next year. Meanwhile, a look at a ‘perfect’ score card. A student who does not wish to be named has scored 10 in each of her subjects, English, German, mathematics, science and social science.

3:42 pm: In an unprecedented move, CBSE sent only overall scores to schools in Mumbai, while schools in Navi Mumbai and other parts of the country have received individual students’ marks.

Among Mumbai students, Mridula Subramanyam achieved one of the highest scores in the exam — 99.6%. Subramanyam secured 100 on 100 in Math, English, and Social Studies.

The Chennai region, which includes Maharashtra, recorded a pass percentage of 99.62%, a tad lower than last year’s 99. 68%.

3.06pm: School-wise results are now available here.

2.50pm: Soumya Gupta, director at directorate of education, says on a dip in Delhi’s performance: “We will have to examine what is going on. We are yet to look at all the data, and analyse it sector-wise.”

2:15pm: CBSE 10th result region-wise pass percentage:

Trivandrum- 99.85
Chennai- 99.62
Bhubaneswar- 92.15
Chandigarh- 94.34
Guwahati- 65.53
Delhi- 78.09
Patna- 95.50
Allahabad- 98.23
Dehradun- 97.27
Ajmer- 93.30

2:10pm: The CBSE results in numbers

2:04pm: Delhi saw a major dip of 13.67% in its performance this year. From 91.76% in 2016, the pass percentage plummeted to 78.09 this year.

1:40pm: Trivandrum region has highest pass percentage at 99.85, followed by Chennai region at 99.62. Allahabad region is third with 98.23 pass percentage

1:34pm: Delhi region has pass percentage of 78.09

1:33pm: Class 10th pass percentage is 90.95, a dip of over 5 percentage points from last year’s 96.21.

1:29pm: Results of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh and J-K expected to be out by 3pm, reports our Correspondent Ifrah Mufti

1:15pm: Last year, 91.76% of the students from Delhi who had appeared for the exam had passed, a few notches below the overall pass percentage of 96.21.

12:51pm: Results for Allahabad, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun and Trivandrum region are out. Results for other regions will be declared soon.

12:48pm: You can also check your scores via SMS and Microsoft’s Bing search engine.

To check your results on Bing

1. Log on to

2. Type CBSE/CBSE results on the search bar on the homepage

2. Then, type CBSE or CBSE results on the search bar on the home page. Among the options that appear, you can check or

3.Key in your roll number and other required details in the boxes on the results page

4. Press ‘Submit’ and get your results

Candidates can check the websites — or — for any new notification. You can also call on the toll-free number — 1800 11 8004 — to report any concern.

You can also check results through SMS. Students can have their results by sending SMS in the format below:

Type ‘CBSE 10 [roll no]’ and send it these service providers

52001 (MTNL), 57766 (BSNL), 5800002 (Aircel), 55456068 (Idea), 54321, 51234 and 5333300 (Tata Teleservices), 54321202 (Airtel), and 9212357123 (National Informatics Centre).

12:35 pm: Officials have said the results will be out in 15-20 minutes and the results for all regions will be declared by 2pm, reports our correspondent Heena Kausar

12:30pm: The results will be sent to schools on their respective email addresses registered with the board, the CBSE said. However, the result will not be available on CBSE premises and the public are advised not to visit Board’s office for collection of results, the CBSE said.

12:15pm: As students await results, they cannot stop tweeting about it. Read our story to find out what they have to say

11:40am: The results will be declared in the form of Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA): It is the average of Grade Points obtained in all the subjects excluding the sixth additional subject as per the scheme of the exam. Find out how can you calculate your CGPA

11:15am: This year 7,81,463 students appeared in CBSE’s school-based exam and 8,86,506 students took the board-based exam.

10:45am: A state of restlessness is vibrant among my peers, owing to the postponement of results: Worchui Chitlung, student at Rosary Senior Secondary School

10:26am: 168541 students got a perfect Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 10 points last year.

10:25am: Last year, 96.21 percent of the students who had appeared for the exams passed. 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

10:20am: I’ve got mixed feelings. I know I’ve done well, but I can’t help the feeling that I’ll fail. It’s like pending doom hanging over me. But I’m trusting God and praying that I’ll do well, says Valentina Lazarus, student of Mount Carmel School, Chandigarh.

10:00am: Some students say that constant delay has added to anxiety. “The constant delays and the anxiety of those around me is making me nervous, though I was pretty confident at the beginning ,” says Zingmai Shinglai, student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pushp Vihar, Delhi.

9:58am: Yinrel Raingam, student of St Thomas School in Delhi is both excited and nervous. She says she is expecting a 9 CGPA.

9:45am: Parents are equally nervous about their children’s performance. “We are expecting good results but there’s this unnerving feeling of “what if” It doesn’t turn out that well?, says Shabana Jawed, parent of Sumaiya Jawed, student of Summerfields School, Delhi

9:30am: Students are eagerly waiting for the announcement of results. “I am tensed... I am worried about my results after seeing the Class 12 results,”, says Naman Yadav, student of DPSG, Palam Vihar.

This is the last year when students were given the option to appear for either the school-based exam or a paper-based one. From next year, Board-based exams have been made mandatory.

CBSE declared the Class 12 exam results last Sunday. The pass percentage dipped slightly to 82.02% after the board moderated marks, but authorities decided to refrain from “artificially spiking” them. Last year, 83.05% students cleared the Class 12 exams.

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