Bhubaneswar: The results of the Class-10 examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) were announced today.
The Bhubaneswar region of the board has registered a pass percentage of 89.27. While 77099 students had appeared for the exam, 68828 of them have passed it.
Girls have outshined boys in the examination in the region as 91.36 percent of girl students have emerged successful against 87.77 percent of boys.
In All-India level, four students have shared the top position. Prakhar Mittal from DPS Gurgaon; Rimzhim Agarwal from R P Public School, Bijnor; Nandini Garg from Scottish International School, Shamli; and Sreelakshmi G from Bhavan’s Vidyalaya, Cochin, topped the exam with 499 marks.
The overall pass percentage was 86.70, with girls outdoing boys by 3.35 per cent. Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai and Ajmer emerged as top three regions pass percentage-wise, scoring 99.60, 97.37 and 91.86, respectively.
A total of 131,493 students crossed the 90 per cent mark, while 27,476 scored more than 95 per cent out of more than 16 lakh who appeared for the exam.
Students from 17,567 schools from across the country and abroad had taken exams at 4,460 centres.