The anxiety of lakhs of students was finally put to rest by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) as they announced the results of Class 10 on Thursday. The results were slated to be announced on Monday, but were postponed due to some unknown reasons.
Girls have once again piped boys in the Class 10 results of the CBSE exam with a pass percentage of 97.82, while for boys it was 96.98. The overall pass percentage dropped to 97.32% this year as compared to 98.87% last year. A total of 94,474 students scored 10 CGPA (cumulative grade points average), of which 8,026 students are from Delhi. Of these 49,392 are boys, and 45,082 are girls.
Thiruvananthapuram region surpassed all the regions with 99.77% candidates qualifying for admission in higher class. Overall pass percentage in other major regions is Chennai- 99.03Allahabad- 98.46, Patna- 98.10, Bhubaneswar- 97.15, Ajmer- 98.03, Panchkula- 97.97, Dehradun- 97.37, Delhi- 96.29 and Guwahati- 86.55.
This year, 13,73,853 had appeared for exams – an increase of 3.37 percent over 2014 figure.
CBSE has made arrangements to provide post-result counseling for the students, and the services will be made available to students from today itself. The counseling will go on till June 8. The toll-free number for this is – 1800118004.
However, the results also had its share of hiccups. The students were left in a lurch as the Board’s websites – cbse.nic.in and cbseresults.nic.in – crashed due to excessive online traffic. The officials accepted that the websites were down and promised to resolve the issue within minutes. CBSE Class 10 Result