New Delhi: The overall pass percentage of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 board exams saw a drop of 1.13 percent. The board results were declared Friday in Delhi, Guwahati and Allahabad.
The overall pass percentage was 79.87 percent compared to 81 percent last year, a CBSE spokesperson said.
The pass percentage for girls was 85.28 percent, compared to 75.90 percent for boys.
The results, which were uploaded on the board`s website www.cbse.nic.in, were declared for the three zones at 8 a.m. In Ajmer, Chennai and Panchkula regions, the results were declared Wednesday.
The overall pass percentage was the highest in Chennai - 92.12 percent.
The pass percentage for regular students was 81.95 percent while it was 41.99 percent for those who studied through correspondence.
This year, 699,129 students - 408,367 boys and 290,762 girls - took the Class 12 board exams in the country and abroad.