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Girls outshine boys in Class XII ISC exam

Girls outshine boys in Class XII ISC exam
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Girls outshine boys in Class XII ISC exam. Girls have once again outshined boys in this year-'s Class XII examination conducted by Council for the...

Jamshedpur boy tops with 99.25 per cent

Southern region posted 98.32 pass percentage

Class X ICSE results on Wednesday

Girls have once again outshined boys in this year's Class XII examination conducted by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), the results of which were declared on Saturday.

In all, 96.58 per cent of girls and 94.18 per cent of boys passed the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examination and the total pass percentage stood at 95.27, an increase of 0.12 per cent over last year.

In 2013, 96.66 per cent of girls and 93.91 per cent of boys had passed the examination.

Ayush Banerjee of Loyola School, Jamshedpur topped the exam scoring 99.25 per cent. The second position was held jointly by Shruti Agarwal of City Montessory Inter College in Gomti Nagar Lucknow and Rohini Chandrasekhar of Sheiling House, Kanpur. Both scored 99 per cent.

This year, 68,723 candidates appeared for the Class XII exam. The Class X, ICSE results will be declared on May 21.

Giving region-wise analysis break-up of the pass percentage of the Class XII results, chief executive and secretary of CISCE Gerry Arathoon said the southern region posted the best pass percentage at 98.32 per cent followed by Western region which had a pass percentage of 95.74 per cent.

The ISC examination was conducted in 48 written subjects of which 14 are Indian languages and 5 are foreign languages.

Arathoon said girls also did better in the Delhi/NCR region where the total pass percentage stood at 97.41 per cent.

Server jams on ISC results day

Many students and their parents were fuming as the official website crashed on the result day. Parents and their wards has an anxious day as the server remained jammed sine the results were announced at 3 pm. The problem was not rectified till late night due to heavy traffic. The server remained jammed ever since the results were announced at 3 pm and was not rectified till late night due to heavy traffic. Students and school authorities had a tough time as they spent over four hours to check their results. Only handful students were lucky enough to access the website for few minutes in the beginning.

-Agencies

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