At 99.37, CBSE records highest-ever pass %age


At 99.37, CBSE records highest-ever pass %age

At 99.37 CBSE records highest-ever pass %age

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) recorded the highest-ever pass percentage of 99.37 in this year’s Class 12 results, with girls outshining boys by a slender margin of 0.54 per cent.

In all, 13,04,561 candidates took the exams and 12,96,318 passed. Girls clocked a pass percentage of 99.67 and boys 99.13. Among all candidates, 70,004 (5.37 per cent) scored more than 95 per cent marks and 11.51 per cent between 90 and 95 per cent. At least, 6,149 candidates (0.47 per cent) got compartment.

Sanyam Bhardwaj, CBSE Examinations Controller

System developed

To reduce any inadvertent errors, a comprehensive system has been developed.

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The board won’t declare subject-wise merit list nor issue merit certificates to students. The CBSE will only issue a combined marks sheet-cum-certificate instead of a separate marks sheet and a passing certificate. The compartment exams will be held between August 16 and September 15. The schedule would be announced soon. According to the policy, the theory paper evaluation formula was 30 per cent weightage to Class 10 marks, 30 per cent to Class 11 marks and 40 per cent weightage to marks obtained in Class 12 unit test, mid-term, pre-board exams.

“To facilitate schools and help them in compilation and moderation of results and reduce any inadvertent errors, a comprehensive system was developed by the board’s IT team,” said CBSE Examinations Controller Sanyam Bhardwaj.

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At 99.37, CBSE records highest-ever pass %age

Class 12: Girls excel

99.67 pass% of girls
99.13 pass% of boys
5.37% get more than 95% marks
11.51% get 90-95% marks
No merit list/merit certificates to be issued this year
Compartment exams between August 16-September 15

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