New Delhi: Delhi's private schools outperformed government-run and aided schools in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 10 results which were declared on Saturday.
However, Kendriya Vidyalayas and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalas have performed the best in the examinations.
According to statistics released by CBSE, private schools recorded a pass percentage of 95.43 per cent while the same in government and government-aided schools was 89.13 and 83.56 respectively.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) are a system of alternative schools for gifted students in India and have a pass percentage of perfect 100 followed by 99.52 per cent of KVs.
The statistics, however, were vice-versa in Class XII results which were declared last week and government schools had outperformed the private schools in the national capital.
Schools across Delhi complained of CBSE website being down for over an hour after the results were announced. However, the same was restored later.
A whopping 1,68,541 students across the country have scored a perfect 10 Cumulative Grade Point Average or CGPA score in CBSE class X exam of whom 85,316 are boys and 83,225 are girls.
While the number of boys, who have scored 10 CGPA, is more, girls have done better in terms of pass percentage.
Girls have a pass percentage of 96.36 percent as against boys who had a pass percentage of 96.11 percent in CBSE class X results.
Over all, the pass percentage this year is 96.21 which has come down from 97.32 percent in the previous year.