While the pass rate of students in Class XII was 97.11 per
cent, up by 0.03 per cent from last year, the pass percentage
is 98.31 in Class X which is 0.26 per cent more than last
year, the board announced on Wednesday.
There were 55,760 candidates in Class XII while 1,12,820
students took the test in Class X ICSE exam held in March.
The pass percentage of girls in Class X was 98.77 per cent
against 97.95 of boys. Similarly, the pass rate of girls
stands at 98.26 per cent in Class XII while it is 96.17 per
cent in case of boys.
The topper positions in both the classes have also been
attained by girls with the Class X topper securing 98.80 per
cent aggregate marks. The highest marks in Class X have been
secured by two girls with an aggregate of 98.7 per cent.
Western region recorded better results this year with
99.62 per cent students clearing the exam in Class-X followed
by students of southern region securing a pass rate of 99.44.
In Class XII, however, the Southern region recorded the
best results with 98.72 per cent students getting through the
test followed by eastern region where 97.69 per cent students
went past the post.
In Delhi and NCR, girls did better in both the exams.
While 98.29 per cent girls cleared the Class X exam, 98.25
per cent boys crossed the hurdle. In Class XII, the pass
percentage of girls is 98.25 per cent, which is substantially
better the boys' 95.61 per cent.
The pass rate of SC category students in Class X stands at
96.44 per cent while the pass percentage of ST students is
97.45. The pass rate of SC and ST students in Class XII are
95.52 and 92.76 per cent respectively.
New Delhi: Yet again girls outshone boys with
better pass percentages in the Class X and Class XII boards
exams this year conducted by the Council for Indian School
Certificate Examinations (CISCE).
First Published: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 17:36