The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday declared the Class 10 results,which recorded a pass percentage of 98.76,a marginal increase over last year.
Girls once again outshone boys in the results. The pass percentage of girls stood at 98.94 per cent as compared to 98.64 per cent of boys.
According to a CBSE statement,the pass percentage in Chennai region at 99.80 was the highest in the country. The results in that region were declared on May 26.
In total,1,25,7893 candidates were registered for Class X examination this year,an increase of about 6.67 per cent over last year. CBSE Class X results are reflected in grades.
According to the new scheme of examination introduced a couple of years back,there was no board examination for students studying in schools affiliated to the board and those who do not wish to move out of the CBSE system after Class X.
Students under this scheme are put through the school based ‘continuous and comprehensive evaluation’ programme.
However,those who intend to move out of the CBSE system are required to take the board examination.
This year in all 5,03,602 appeared for the board examination,of whom 4,98,735 (99.03 per cent) passed. On the other hand,7,43,553 appeared in the school-based examination,of whom 7,40,261 (99.56 per cent) qualified.
According to the CBSE release,students who appeared for school based examination would apply for verification of grades to the schools only and schools would verify their answer book and communicate the result.
Forms for verification of grades of those who appeared in the board based examination will also be available on the board’s website http://www.cbse.nic.in
Photocopies of the evaluated answer books will be provided to the candidates requesting for the same. The applications will be accepted by the board from 31st day of the declaration of the result on the net. Detailed modalities will be hosted on the website shortly,the release said.
The number of attempts for Improvement of Performance (IP) for Class X has been reduced to one from five. The candidates shall appear for the IP attempt to be conducted by the Board in July. However,for candidates who have appeared for the 2012 examination or before and have been placed in the category IP shall get upto five chances.
The release also said the Board based first chance IP Test will commence from July 16,2013.
Meanwhile,CBSE has started a tele-counselling facility from May 27 and it will continue up to June 10.
This year 45 principals,trained counsellors from CBSE affiliated government and private schools and few psychologists are participating in tele-counselling to address psychological problems of the students. 37 of them are available in India while 8 are located in Japan,Kuwait,Doha-Qatar,Saudi Arabia,UAE and Oman.
Students can check their results on the CBSE website through interactive voice response system (IVRS) and short message service (SMS).
While schools can get the entire results by giving their school code and email-id by registering in www.results.nic.in,www.cbseresults.nic.in and www.cbse.nic.in,students can call 24300699 (for Delhi subscribers) or 011-24300699 (other parts continued…
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