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New Delhi , PTI:A whopping 1,68,541 students across the country – 85,316 boys and 83,225 girls scored a perfect 10 Cumulative Grade Point Average or CGPA score in the CBSE Class X exam results of which were announced today.
In 2015, a total of 94,474 students scored a perfect 10 CGPA, of them 49,392 were boys and 45,082 girls in CBSE results.
While the number of boys, who have scored 10 CGPA is more, girls have done better in terms of pass percentage. Girls have a pass percentage of 96.36 per cent which is better than boys who had a pass percentage of 96.11% in the CBSE Class X exam. Overall the pass percentage this year is 96.21% which has come down from 97.32% in the previous year.
Area-wise, the Thiruvananthapuram area was ahead of other regions with a pass percentage of 99.87% followed by Chennai region which closely followed with a pass percentage of 99.69%.
A total of 14,91,293 candidates were registered for Class X examination which amounted to an increase of about 8.5% candidates over the last year. Differently abled candidates also did well in the exam with 95.18% of them clearing it.
School category wise, the Central Government run Jawahar Navodyaya Vidyalayas (JNV) have scored a pass percentage of 98.87% followed by Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) who have a pass percentage of 98.85%.
Independent schools have a pass percentage of 97.72% while government schools have a pass percentage of 86.61%. According to data shared by CBSE, 85.62% students of Government aided schools have passed.
In terms of scoring a perfect 10 CGPA score, independent schools take the lion’s share with 1,51,061 of their students falling in this category. 12,719 KV and 3209 JNV students also scored, a CGPA score of 10.