Girls once again outperformed boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 results today, which recorded a pass percentage of 97.32, about a per cent less than last year.
The last year’s pass percentage was 98.87.
The pass percentage of girls in the 2015 examination was 97.82 per cent as compared to 96.98 per cent of boys.
According to a CBSE statement, Thiruvananthapuram region witnessed highest pass percentage of 99.77 in the country.
In all, 13,73,853 candidates were registered for Class X examination this year, an increase of about 3.37 per cent over that of last year.
CBSE Class X results are reflected in grades.
A total of 94,474 students scored a perfect 10 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average), of them 49,392 were boys and 45,082 girls.
Chandigarh region fared the best with highest number of students, a total of 15479, scoring perfect ten.
The results were delayed by about a week leading to anxiety among the students and their parents.