New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the results for this year’s class 12 board exam on Friday. 92.71 per cent students who took the boards this year cleared the exams.
Over 33 thousand students scored marks above 95 per cent while 1.34 lakh students scored above 90 per cent, CBSE announced.
Girls outperformed boys by 3.29 per cent, the CBSE said. While girls scored and overall pass percentage of 94.54%, boys secured 91.25%. All registered transgender students cleared the class 12 board exam.
In the region-wise pass percentage data, Kerala’s Trivandrum topped the list with 98.83%, followed by Bengaluru and Chennai, with 98.16% and 97.79%, respectively. Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj saw the lowest region-wise passing percentage with 83.71%.
Delhi’s overall pass percentage stood at 96.29%, followed by Ajmer, Chandigarh and Panchkula, with 96.01%, 95.98% and 94.08% respectively. 92.06% passed the exam in Guwahati while 91.20% cleared their boards in Patna.
In a first, the board exams were conducted in two terms for the academic session 2021-22. “For theory papers, 30 pc weightage has been given to first term marks, while 70 pc weightage has been given to second term marks. “For practical papers, equal weightage has been given to both terms,” a board official said.
The Class 10 and 12 exams for the 2022 batch were conducted by the CBSE in the months of April and May this year. The CBSE Class 10 exams were held from April 26 to May 4 and Class 12 exams were from April 26 to June 15, 2022.
In comparison to the last two years, CBSE declared results early despite the impact of Covid-19 because the examinations were conducted late and were held for a period of more than 50 days.
In addition to the official websites, scorecards will also be available on results.gov.in and digilocker.gov.in.
The students can also check their results via SMS. To get the results on the registered mobile number, the students need to type their CBSE 10th/12th roll number and send the message to 7738299899. They will receive their result in their inbox.