New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has finally announced the class XII results. After dilly dallying for the last several days the results have been announced after around one and half months of the exams being held. Students were keeping their fingers crossed for the last weeks or so.
Their admission in undergraduate courses depend on their performance in class XII performance and this is the reason that everyone wants to score the highest.
With cut off mark touching new high every year, students are made to work really hard to score highest. Instead on subjects they tend to work on learning tricks as to how to score highest in every subject.
Noida girl Raksha Gopal has topped the CBSE Class XII exam this year scoring a whopping 99.6 per cent. She has scored a perfect 100 marks in three subjects and 99 marks in two other subjects. The second and third positions were bagged by Chandigarh students Bhumi Sawant and Aditya Jain who scored 99.4 per cent and 99.2 per cent+ respectively.
The pass percentage this year has slightly come down to 82 per cent from last year’s 83.3 percent. The board has also started a helpline with toll free number 18000118004 for psychological counselling post class XII board results.
Students can check their results on the official website of the board, cbseresults.nic.in.
Officials have said that there will be no revaluation by the board but students can apply for verification of marks. When it comes to pass percentage, in government schools it is 82.29, in private schools it is 79.27 and in Kendriya Vidyalayas it is 94.60. The highest pass percentage among schools is for Jawahar Navodya Vidyalayas at 95.73.
Like previous years, girls outperform boys once again by as much as 9.5% in CBSE Class 12 results. Girls’ pass percentage is 87.50 while it is 78 for boys. Pass percentage for differently abled students is 86.69: Out of 2,449 students, 2,123 passed the exams.
Another feature of 2017 results is the high percentage of students scoring in the 95-100% range. The number has gone up to 10,091 from last year’s 9,351, say board officials. Ranking second is science student Bhumi Sawant with 99.4% from DAV, Sec 8,Chandigarh. Two commerce students have secured third rank: Aditya Jain and Mannat Luthra with 99.2%. All three students are from Chandigarh. CBSE officials say that human resources minister Prakash Javdekar has called and congratulated them.