As many as 1,369 students of the 22,483 from Tricity earned a perfect CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of 10 in the Class X examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE),the results of which were declared on Thursday.
While there may have been a change in exam format,girls continued to pip boys: a total of 717 girls from Tricity earned a perfect 10 as compared to 652 boys from CBSE-affiliated schools in Tricity. The pass percentage for Tricity girls at 99.82 per cent was also marginally better than that achieved by the boys (99.66 percent). This year,CBSE graded students by taking into account student grades in Classes IX and X. Last year,the CGPA was totally based on Class X performances.
In all,878 students of Chandigarh schools achieved the perfect score,of whom,449 are girls and 429 are boys. In Mohali,of the 180 students who secured the perfect 10,108 are girls while 72 are boys. A total of 311 students achieved the feat in Panchkula,of whom,160 are girls and 151 are boys.
The results brought smiles on the faces of students as all schools registered 100 per cent results. Among the city schools that have fared extremely well is Bhavan Vidyalaya School,Sector 26,where 74 of the 150 Class X students scored a CGPA of 10.
Similarly,95 students out of 200 secured the perfect score at Bhavan Vidyalaya School,Sector 15 Panchkula. True to its tradition,Delhi Public School,Sector 40,had 84 students out of the 284 who took the examination,with scores of CGPA 10. Carmel Convent School,Sector,students also passed with flying colours with 40 of the 140 students securing a perfect 10.