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Maharashtra recorded an overall pass rate of 92.8%, up 2.4% from last year, in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class-XII results, which were announced on Monday, 28th May. Of the eight regions functioning under the Central Board, Chennai region which includes Maharashtra retained its first position with a 90.59% success rate. Of the 7.8 lakh students who sat for exam across India, over 9,000 students scored above 90%.In a trend similar to the HSC results, which were announced last week, many city schools noted that a majority of their students had scored 90% and above in the CBSE exam. Last year, 44% of our students scored 90% and above; this year 56% have managed the feat.
ON A HIGH: Chirag Apte celebrates his high score in the Class XII CBSE exam with his mother.The science student will pursue a degree in computer engineeringA majority of our students 97 % to be precise has passed with distinction. The results are getting better with every passing year, said Avnita Bir,principal of Ram Niranjan Podar High School at Santa Cruz (W). All 275 students at R N Podar cleared the exam. Most schools in Mumbai also enjoyed a hundred per cent pass rate, and principals attributed these exceptionally good results to the CBSE board, which had taken steps to help reduce academic stress on their students. Also, principals noted a rise in students falling in the 80-90 % bracket too. Our toppers in both the streams have scored 95%.More than 50% of our Science students scored more than 90%, said Timir Sengupta, principal of Ram Ratna Vidya Mandir, at Uttan. Even the decision of doing away with the board examination for Class X students has made a huge difference to students. Hopefully students will carry forward this stress-free attitude in life, said a spokesperson for the board. Of the 7.77 lakh students who appeared for the exam across India, 6.23 lakh students passed. The pass rate stands at 80.2%, a drop of 0.7% from last year. Once again, girls outperformed boys in the state as well as the country. In Maharashtra, 94.3% girls passed as compared to 91.6% boys. In India, 86.2% girls passed the exam. The pass rate for boys was considerably lower at 75.8%.
More Transparency:This is the first year where students have been given the option of asking for a photocopy of their evaluated answer sheets. Applications of students requesting for copies of their marked papers will be accepted by the board and information on the same will be uploaded on the website soon, said Vineet Joshi, chairman of the CBSE board.
Courtesy: Times of India
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