Girls outshone boys once again in the Class 12 CBSE exam in the Chennai region which took the top slot in the country with an overall pass percentage of 90.59.
Girls recorded a pass percentage of 92.67 as against 88.87 by the boys in the exam,results of which were declared on Monday.
“Of the 36,923 boys who appeared,32,813 passed while 28,526 of the total 30,784 girls cleared the exam,” D T Sudharsan Rao,Regional Officer of CBSE,Chennai region,told reporters.
Chennai region comprises Andhra Pradesh,Andaman and Nicobar Islands,Daman and Diu,Goa,Karnataka,Kerala,Lakshadweep,Maharashtra,Puducherry and Tamil Nadu.
The overall pass percentage in Andhra Pradesh was 87.53,Karnataka 96.46,Maharashtra 92.77,Tamil Nadu 95.57,Kerala 91.60,Andaman and Nicobar 66.68,Daman and Diu 82.61,Goa 97.21,Lakshadweep 66.67 and Puducherry 95.98.
Rao said that the compartment examinations would take place on July 16.