99 per cent qualify CBSE Class X exam from state

The Class X CBSE results for the Allahabad region (including Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand),which were declared today,saw over 99 per cent qualify the examination. The results showed a minor improvement over last year.

Written by Express News Service | Allahabad | Published: May 31, 2013 1:13 am

The Class X CBSE results for the Allahabad region (including Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand),which were declared today,saw over 99 per cent qualify the examination. The results showed a minor improvement over last year.

Assistant Secretary (Allahabad Region),CBSE,Ranbir Singh told reporters here that overall 99.17 per cent students qualified in the Class X examination; in 2012,98.64 per cent students had qualified.

“About 99.46 per cent of girls qualified this year,while for boys the figure was 99.02 per cent,” said Singh. Continuing the trend,the girls did better than boys.

Compared to 1.91 lakh students last year,a total of 2.17 lakh students appeared for the examinations that were held at 370 centres this year. A total of 1,822 schools participated.

The number of students opting for school-based examination this year was much more than last year. “In 2012,the number of students opting for school-based examination was 1.11 lakh,while those who had opted for direct Board examinations were 79,326. This year,the number of students opting for school-based examinations was 1.59 lakh,while those opting for Board examinations were 57,234. Clearly more and more students are opting for the school-based examinations,” Singh said.

The students who have scored E-1 and E-2 (scoring 32 or less marks),in any of the subjects,will be given one more chance for improvement this year. “If he or she scores the same grade again,then the student will have to appear again in the entire examination next year,” Singh added. Only grades — ranging from A-1 to E-2 – will be mentioned on the marksheets of the students.

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