Near about 13.28 lakh students wrote the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 examinations 2014, and they can now view their results on the official website. This year 7.29 lakh students had appeared for the School Based exams and 5.96 lakh students wrote the external Board exams conducted by CBSE.
This year results revealed that Thiruvananthapuram region had attained the highest pass percentage that stood as 100% from female candidates, this region had performed best as compared to the 10 regions CBSE is divided in. Whereas, the overall passing percentage of this newly formed CBSE region is marked as 99.96%.
The second position is attained by Chennai by attaining a pass percentage of 99.68 which is marginally low than last year’s percentage of 99.80%.
Other regions in the order of their rank and pass percentages are:
The overall pass percentage across India recorded for Class 10 CBSE examination 2014 as 98.87, which is even better than last year’s record of 98.76 in 2013. It tells that 98.87 per cen of students are qualified to promote to a higher class, while remaining can re-appear.
This year again, girls outshone boys by securing a pass percentage of 99.06 as that of 98.74 of boys.
The CBSE 10th results are presented in grades and not in the earlier system of revealing scores in the form of percentages. Interestingly, this year the class 10 CBSE board exam takers has increased by 5.5%.