CBSE 10th Result 2016 Announced, Slight drop in overall pass percentage; girls outshine boys again

Published on: Apr 20, 2017 05:18 IST
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Delhi: Celebrations have begun across the country after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced CBSE 10th Class Result 2016. The CBSE Result was formally announced from the CBSE office in Delhi, following which it was made available to all the students on official websites and

A total of 14,91,293 received their CBSE Class 10th Result 2016 of which 8,92,685 students were boys while the 6,06,437 were girl students. In terms of overall pass percentage, the CBSE results registered a marginal drop of 1% to 96.21%. In 2015, the pass percentage stood at 97.32%

Keeping up the national trend, girls outshined boys in the recently announced CBSE Results. The overall pass percentage of girl students was 96.36% while boys could only manage success ratio of 96.11. 

A total of 1,68,541 students registered a perfect CGPA of 10 points. Of this, the number of male candidates with perfect CGPA score is 85,316, while 83,225 female candidates managed to secure this feat.

Category wise performance of different schools

Type of School

Pass percentage / Success ratio

Jawahar Navodyaya Vidyalayas


Kendriya Vidyalayas


Independent Schools


Government Schools


In terms of region-wise performance, Thiruvananthapuram registered the highest pass percentage of 99.87% followed by Chennai region which had a pass percentage of 99.69 percent. Guwahati was found languishing at the bottom of the list with 83.79%. Delhi region which had largest student participation (2.85 lakh) was also dubbed as a bottom ranker with 91.76%, last year it had managed to register 96% success ratio. 

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