New Delhi: The results of over nine lakh
students who appeared for the CBSE Class X examination, held
under the grading system for the first time, will be declared
on May 28.
Over nine lakh candidates had appeared in the Class X
examination in March this year.
The Class X students will be awarded grades from this
year and not percentage of marks as were announced till last
year. The new system will be based on a nine-point scale,
starting from A1 (exceptional) to E2 (unsatisfactory).
For example, students scoring in the range of 91 per
cent to 100 per cent will be awarded an A1.
The new grading system hopes to rid the students of
the mad scramble for marks to reduce unnecessary burden.
The Central Board of Secondary Education will make the
results available on its websites, over phone and SMS after
10.00 am on May 28, the Board said in a statement.
It said special arrangements were being made for quick
access of results by individuals as well as schools.
The schools will be able to get entire results by
registering their school code and e-mail id on CBSE websites.
According to CBSE, the number of students who appeared
for the Class X examination is 8.65 per cent more than last
year. Among the candidates, were 5,33,715 boys and 3,68,802
The results will also be available through the
interactive voice response system (IVRS) and through SMS after
10.00 am this Friday.