CBSE 10th Results: Girls grab 99.06 percent, outshine boys

May 21, 2014

New delhi : The CBSE Class 10th results have been announced for all the regions. The candidates can check their results on the official website.

The overall pass percentage of the students of Class 10th this year has reached 98.87 percent, last year it had come to 98.76 percent. The girls have scored 99.06 percent and left the boys behind who scored 98.74 percent. The over all percentage of candidates qualified for admission in higher classes in Thiruvananthapuram region is 99.96 which is the highest as compared to other regions.

This time CBSE has announced the result before time due to the introduction of on-screen marking. Out of the total students who appeared for the exams 14001 candidates i.e. 1.06 percent students could not clear the exam.. And thus, are categorized under the 'Improvement' slot. This percentage is higher than that of 2013, as last year 1.02 percent candidates had failed.

These candidates are eligible to appear for the 'Improvement of Performance' attempt that shall be conducted in the month of July, both by the Board and by the School. Based on the main examination which was held in March, the candidates can apply for the same.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made revolutionary changes in the pattern of its examinations to reduce stress on students. The Class 10 final marks secured by a student will no longer be the exact same marks he or she received on the respective final examination; the combined scores of the entire year assessment will be the final marks under CCE. The scheme of Continuous and Comprehensive Evolution (CCE) was introduced from 2009-2010 and has divided the assessment of students' performance into a year-long format.

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