NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the results of Class 10 board examination on Saturday.
This year, 14,99,122 students, including 8,92,685 boys and 6,06,437 girls, from 15,309 schools registered for CBSE Class 10 examination. The pass percentage of Class 10 students in 2015 was 97.32. Students who opted for board-based scheme appeared for the examination between March 1 and March 28. Those who opted for school-based examination took the papers from March 10 onwards.
Among the 10 regions of CBSE in the country, Delhi saw the highest number of student registrations in the examinations.
In the Delhi region, 2,91,371 students registered for Class 10 exams from 2,212 schools, excluding foreign schools. In Panchkula region, 2,26,353 Class 10 students were registered from 2,653 schools. In Ajmer region, 1,67,710 students registered from 1,917 schools. The number of students, who registered for the examination in 2016, saw a jump from 2015 when 13,73,853 students registered, an increase of 9.12% this year.
There were 2,860 differently-abled students who registered this year. Depending on their abilities, the education board made special provisions to facilitate their appearance in the examination.