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Friday, Nov 22, 2019

CBSE 12th Result 2017 highlights: More students score above 95%

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the results of Class 12 or Senior Secondary Examination on Sunday.

education Updated: Jul 02, 2017 17:12 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Students celebrate after the CBSE class 12 results were declared in Blue Bells School, sector-4 in Gurgaon.
Students celebrate after the CBSE class 12 results were declared in Blue Bells School, sector-4 in Gurgaon.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the examination results of the Senior Secondary Examination (Class 12th) on Sunday.

Candidates can check their results of the exam held between March 9 and April 29 by clicking

Here are the highlights:

2pm: Congratulations to all my young friends who have successfully passed the CBSE Class XII exams & best wishes for future endeavours, tweets PM Modi

1.07 pm: CBSE officials say no revaluation will be done by the board but students can apply for verification of marks.

1.05 pm: The pass percentage in government schools is 82.29, private schools is 79.27 and Kendriya Vidyalayas is 94.60. The highest pass percentage among schools is for Jawahar Navodya Vidyalayas at 95.73.

1.00 pm: Chandigarh had three toppers in CBSE’s Class 12 Board examinations -- Bhumi Sawant as the second all-India topper and Mannat Luthra and Aditya Jain as joint third toppers in commerce. Read the full story here.

12.45 pm: Girls outperform boys by 9.5% in CBSE Class 12 results. Girls’ pass percentage is 87.50 while it is 78 for boys. Pass percentage for differently abled students is 86.69: Out of 2,449 students, 2,123 passed the exams.

12.15 pm: Topper Raksha Gopal, a student of Amity International School in Sector 44, scored 100 in 3 subjects – English Core, political science and economics. She scored 99 in psychology and history. She told HT that she wants to pursue a degree in political science from the University of Delhi. Read the full story here.

12.00 pm: “I congratulate all those who were successful, those who did not succeed must not lose hope,” says Prakash Javadekar on the CBSE Class 12 result.

11.45 am: The Delhi region pass percentage is 86.45% as compared to last year’s 87.01%.

11:30 am: HRD minister Prakash Javadekar speaks to CBSE Class 12 toppers, reports PTI.

11.05 am: The all India pass percentage for CBSE Class 12 results is 82, a point lower than last year’s 83.

Students scoring in the 95-100% range has increased to 10,091 from last year’s 9,351, say board officials.

The top scorers
  • Raksha Gopal | Arts | 99.6%
  • Bhumi Sawant | Science | 99.4%
  • Aditya Jain and Mannat Luthra | Commerce | 99.2%

11.00 am: Ranking second is science student Bhumi Sawant with 99.4% from DAV, Sec 8,Chandigarh. Two commerce students have secured third rank: Aditya Jain and Mannat Luthra with 99.2%. All three students are from Chandigarh. CBSE officials say that human resources minister Prakash Javdekar has called and congratulated them.

10.55 am:With 99.6%, Raksha Gopal from Amity International School has topped the boards this year.

10.45 am: CBSE has opened a helpline number 1800118004 for counselling for students. 65 counsellors will talk to students and parents on this helpline number between 8am -10pm.

10.30 am: CBSE has advised the public not to visit Board’s office for collection of results as it will not be available there. The result highlights will be e-mailed to candidates.

10.25 am: The CBSE board exam results have been declared.

Over 18,000 schools across the country are affiliated to the CBSE. As many as 10,98,891 candidates – 6,38,865 boys and 4,60,026 girls – from 10,678 schools registered for the CBSE Class 12 examinations this year.

There was a 2.82% increase in registration for the 2017 edition of the examinations, as compared to the previous year. Around 10,67,900 students – 6,21,259 boys and 4,46,641 girls – had taken it then.

Moderation policy

In a press note announcing the declaration of class 12 results, CBSE chairman RK Chaturvedi said that the board “will follow the moderation policy”. A CBSE official had also told HT that there will be no ‘artificial’ spiking of marks and that this could result in “a slight dip in scores”.

The moderation policy refers to a practice where students are given extra marks in subjects regarded as unusually difficult, or when there are variations in question paper sets. However, it was noted that such marks are doled out in excess