Delhi government schools recorded a slight increase in the pass percentage this year with 87.7% of students completing their schooling compared to 87.53% in 2011. In fact, the performance of government schools in the city was the best among all other regions, with Panchkula and Chennai regions following at 79.86% and 66.28% respectively. Girls again outshone boys, and Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalayas (RPVV) demonstrated remarkable improvement with the highest pass percentage of 99.07% among all categories of government schools.
Eleven of the 17 RPVVs recorded a 100% pass percentage this year, which is the best so far, said a senior official at the directorate of education. State education minister Arvinder Singh Lovely said the number of students who appeared from government schools this time increased by 9,061 students from last year. Seventy-eight government schools have reported 100% results compared to 70 schools last year. The RPVV schools stood out this time. Predictably, the overall pass percentage for girls is 90.06% compared to 81.14% for boys. Last year, too, girls edged out boys by a significant difference of more than 8%.
After Delhi, Panchkula region managed a pass percentage of 79.86% and Chennai pulled off a 66.28% pass percentage. Ten years ago in 2002-03 the pass percentage was only 76.96%; it was around 87.15% in 2009, which has gone up to 87.72 % this year. I compliment the teachers who have worked hard to mentor students and improve the quality of education in government schools, added Singh. Vishakha Gupta, a student of RPVV who scored 96.6% in commerce, aspires to join civil services. I was very disappointed with my Class X results. My father taught me to set bigger goals. I am happy that I have proved myself now, she said.
1,889 Pass % 86.34 (a drop of 1.51% over last year) Topper in special category | Batul Kaizar Sadliwala, The Indian Community School, Safat, Kuwait, who scored 96.2% in commerce stream
8,15,749 (an increase of 5.94% from 2011)
Mohammad Ismat of Zenith Academy, Lilong, Manipur. He scored 495 in science stream
Girls VS Boys Pass % In 2012
Difference of 10.41% Girls pass % dropped by 0.72% while boys pass % dropped by 2.03%
Delhi Report Card
Boys | 81.14%; Girls | 90.06% KVS | 95.53%; JNV | 95.96% Govt | 83.66%; Govt-aided | 79.87% Kshitij Jain of DPS, R. K. Puram, is the overall Delhi topper and he is from science stream and scored 98% Himanshi Khatri of St Michael School, Pusa Road is the Delhi topper in commerce stream scoring 97.8% Riya Sharma of Springdales, Pusa Road is the Delhi topper in humanities scoring 97.6% Prachi Gupta of Chaudhary Chhabil Dass Public School, Ghaziabad is the NCR topper and all India third in special category with 94.6% in science stream Alka of Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya Nangloi, Delhi is topper and India fourth in special category with 94% in commerce stream
Courtesy: Times of India