New Delhi: Four students topped the Class 10 CBSE board exams scoring 499 out of 500 marks. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 10 results on Tuesday.
They are Prakhar Mittal, a student of DPS Gurgaon; Rimzhim Agarwal, a student of RP Public School in Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh; Nandini Garg of Scottish International School in Shamli city of Uttar Pradesh; and Sreelakshmi G, of Bhavan’s Vidyalaya’s in Cochin.
The pass percentage this year was 86.7%. Of the 16,24, 682 students who appeared for the exam, 14,08,594 cleared it. While 88.67% girls cleared the exam, 85.32% boys passed the board exam.
Of the 16,38,428 candidates who registered for the exam, 2,89,958 are from Delhi. Panchkula comes next with 2,42,906 registered candidates and is followed by Chennai (1,94,187), Allahabad (1,92,579) and Patna (1,85,825).
This year, 4,510 candidates registered under the differently abled category. While there are 1,10,707 independent candidates, the no of registered candidates from Delhi government and govt-aided schools are 1,55,387. A total of 22542 candidates have registered from the Gulf and 1,339 have registered from other countries.