Girls outshine boys everywhere
CBSE releases Class X results of all regions� The Central Board of Secondary Education has released the results of Class X examinations of all the...
CBSE releases Class X results of all regions� The Central Board of Secondary Education has released the results of Class X examinations of all the remaining seven regions viz Allahabad, Ajmer, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Patna, Guwahati and Panchkula on Thursday. The results of Chennai region were released on May 26 itself. A glance at the overall results show that a total of 98.76 percentage of the students have passed in the exam which is higher than last year (98.19%). In total 1257893 candidates were registered for class X examination this year, an increase of about 6.67 % candidates over that of last year. Girl students continue to dominate across India with a scintillating performance. They have outshined boys in each region and scored an overall pass percentage of 98.94%. Boys too fared well but come up behind the girls with a pass percentage of 98.64% Over all percentage of candidates qualified for admission in higher classes in Chennai Region is 99.80 which is the highest as compared to other regions. According to the new scheme of examination introduced a couple of years back, there was no board examination for students studying in schools affiliated to the board and those who do not wish to move out of the CBSE system after Class X. Students under this scheme are put through the school based 'continuous and comprehensive evaluation' programme. However, those who intend to move out of the CBSE system are required to take the board examination. This year in all 5,03,602 appeared for the board examination, of whom 4,98,735 (99.03 per cent) passed. On the other hand, 7, 43,553 appeared in the school based examination, of whom 7,40,261 (99.56 per cent) qualified. According to the CBSE release, students who appeared for school based examination would apply for verification of grades to the schools only and schools would verify their answer book and communicate the result. The number of attempts for Improvement of Performance (IP) for Class X has been reduced to one from five. The candidates shall appear for the IP attempt to be conducted by the Board in July. However, for candidates who have appeared for the 2012 examination or before and have been placed in the category IP shall get up to five chances. The release also said the Board based first chance IP Test will commence from July 16, 2013.