Delhi scores 89.14% in Class X

Last Updated: Friday, May 28, 2010 - 18:13

New Delhi: Delhi region registered 89.14
per cent success in the CBSE Class X board result, which was
declared on Friday, with girls once again outshining boys in the
pass percentage.

Though, marginally lower than the national average of
89.28 per cent, Delhi registered a slender increase of 1.34
per cent from Last year.
With an 1.80 per cent rise, 90.05 per cent of the girls
who had appeared were declared successful, while 88.15 per
cent of boys fared satisfactorily this year -- a marginal
increase of 0.94 per cent.

A total of 2,51,644 students appeared in the Delhi region
and out then 2,24,065 were successful.

Compared to last year 10,254 more boys and 8,769 more
girls took the Class X examinations.

Meanwhile, Central government schools once again emerged
as toppers in the list with Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas on the
top position accounting for 97.92 per cent of successful
candidates, though it declined from last year`s 100 per cent
result.
It was followed by Kendriya Vidyalayas with 96.54 per cent
and independent institutions with 92.85 per cent of passed
students. State government schools scored 90.96 this year.

With the concept of not failing any student in the grading
system, 27,547 students will have to appear for the
improvement of performance test against last year`s 24,383
compartmental candidates -- a percentage rise of 0.47.

PTI



First Published: Friday, May 28, 2010 - 18:13

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