The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared this year’s class 12 board exam results on Sunday, which candidates can access from the official website of the board. This year, about 10,091 students scored at least 95 per cent.
There are also 63,247 students who scored more than 90 per cent. The pass percentage is 82.02 per cent which is lower than last year’s 83.05 per cent. Raksha Gopal, who scored 99.6 per cent and 498 marks took the top position among all class 12 and humanities stream students. In the second and third positions are Bhumi Sawant, Aditya Jain and Mannat Luthra scoring 497 and 496 marks respectively.
Among the 10,20,762 students who appeared for the exam, about 8,37,229 passed the exams while 1,03,855 have been placed for the 2017 compartment exams.
The CBSE has also opened a helpline number for counselling of its students post results.
“65 counsellors will talk to students and parents on the helpline number between 8 am to 10 pm,” an official said. The pass percentage this year is 82.02 per cent which is lower than last year’s 83.05 per cent. About 1,03,855 students have been placed for the compartment exams. Students can call on the toll free helpline number 18000118004 for psychological counselling.
The results are being hosted on cbse.nic.in with the technical support of the National Informatics Centre (NIC) of the Department of Information Technology, Communications and Information Technology Ministry. The results were released for all 10 regions of the board simultaneously with the highest number of candidates— 2,58,321— appeared from Delhi.