State's performance improves but�.puts up poor show in South
Top 20 percentile cut off A for general students: 391 AP's pass percentage in CBSE class XII results has improved considerably compared to last year, ...
Top 20 percentile cut off A for general students: 391
AP's pass percentage in CBSE class XII results has improved considerably compared to last year, but the state is lagging behind all the southern states i.e. Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Maharashtra.A The results were declared on Monday morning. Girls outclassed boys once again by at least 3 per cent. While the total pass percentage in 2012 was 87. 53 percent, it has risen to 92.25 percent this year. The improvement was possible due to concerted efforts by CBSE on AP, according to Shankar, Principal of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Uppal-2.
"Neighboring states went mostly on text books supplied by CBSE i.e. NCERT-guided syllabus whereas most of the private schools clubbed their syllabi with that of NCERT. This was felt rather heavy for students of private schools which resulted in lagging behind other states" Aruna Devi, Senior faculty at KVS, Tirupathi, analysed.
Managements of many schools in Hyderabad reported good show by their wards. "44 students have appeared from our school and out of them 33 got first class, 17 students achieved distinction. In science stream S Rahul with 95 percent and in Commerce stream, Gowtham Chakravarthy with 91 percentage emerged top," Dr Narasimha Reddy, Vice Principal, Hyderabad Public School, Ramanthapur, told The Hans India.
Both Uppal-1 and Uppal-2 Kendriya Vidyalayas got 100 percent pass percentage with more than fifty percent of the students getting first class, Ramadevi and Shankar, the Principals of both the schools told The Hans India. Oakridge International School at Gachchibowli claimed 100 percent pass percentage. "Our students stood at top by scoring highest marks in subjects like Physics (98), Business Studies (99), Entrepreneurship (98), History (94) and Psychology (96" Capt Rohit Sen Bajaj, Principal of the college informed.
Girls outshine boys
Over 82 per cent students today cleared the 2013 Class XII CBSE examinations, with girls once again outshining the boys and the Chennai region beating others in the overall pass percentage. The results were declared across the country today, with the total pass percentage standing at 82.10 per cent, an increase of about two per cent over the last year, said a statement issued by the CBSE. A In all, 9, 44,721 students registered for the Class XII examination this year, which was also an increase of 15.81 per cent over 2012.
Girls continued to fare better than boys with 87.98 per cent clearing the exam as compared to 77.78 per cent boys. Among the regions, Chennai once again put up the best performance with a pass percentage of 91.83. A The results this year in particular assumes significance for students who aspire to make it to the IITs as weight age is given for the Class XII performance. Accordingly, the cut off score for the top 20 percentile will be 391 for general category students this year, the statement said.
For OBC, it will be 389, SC 350 and ST 338. Rank holders in the JEE advance under the new format must be among the top 20 performers for admission to the IITs.A According to the CBSE statement, the first chance compartmental examination will be held on July 16, 2013. Regular candidates will route their requests through the head of institution. The forms for verification of marks will also be available on the Board's website www.Cbse.Nic.In.
Applications can be made either online from the sixth day or offline within 21 days from the date of declaration of result. The fee will be Rs 200 per subject. For urgent verification, however, applications can be made on-line within five days from the date of declaration of result, the statement said. The fee will be Rs 300 per subject.A Fee can be remitted either in cash or through demand draft favouring Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education payable at the respective regional offices.
Pursuant to the decision of the Supreme Court, photocopy of the evaluated answer books will also be provided to the candidate on request, the statement said.A Applications for the same will be accepted by the Board from 31st day of the declaration of the result on the website.
Delhi boy Paras Sharma who topped the exams this year, scored 99 percent. He wants to pursue economics from Delhi University. "I like economics. My mission is to eradicate poverty and illiteracy through economics," Sharma said. He credits his parents and teachers for his success. "They never forced me to study," he added.