South tops CBSE Class XII results

Bangalore students rejoice

South tops CBSE Class XII results

Ayush Bhargava from NPS Indiranagar, who secured 98 per cent.

Among the toppers from Bangalore were Ayush Bhargava from NPS Indiranagar, who secured 98 per cent in the science stream and Neha K Budhgavi from Army Public School and Trisha Chandran from Delhi Public School South, who secured 95.2 per cent each in the commerce stream.

Euphoric in their moment under the sun, the young students were riding a wave that saw South India emerge as the best performing region in the CBSE Class XII results. The overall pass percentage improved by 2 per cent to 81.71.

Several Bangalore schools achieved cent per cent result including National Public School Indiranagar, Delhi Public School South, Oxford Senior Secondary School, Sri Kumaran Children’s Home, and National Public School, Koramangala.

Special candidates do well

While CBSE did not release the name or marks secured by the toppers in different streams, the Board did release the list of candidates with disabilities who have secured 90 per cent or above.

From Karnataka, Mohit Agarwala from HAL Public School (Bangalore) and Kallappa B Kalledevar from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Hangal (Haveri) have been featured on this list of 24 candidates. This year, 1,599 candidates with disabilities appeared for the Class XII exam, of which 1,366 have cleared the examination.
CBSE has announced that the first chance compartmental examination will commence on July 16.

Chennai region outscores

Over 81 per cent of students across India cleared the exam across India, with Chennai region — which includes Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, and Puducherry — recording the highest pass percentage of 91.32. At the bottom was Guwahati region which recorded 70.91 per cent.

Results among girls were better than boys with 86.93 per cent of girls clearing the examination, compared to 77.83 per cent of boys. Girls in the Chennai region recorded a pass percentage of 93.2 compared to 89.79 for boys.

Regular students recorded pass percentage of 83.66 per cent as compared to 45.41 for private candidates. In all, 7,70,043 candidates were registered for Class XII examination this year, which was an increase of about 9.85 per cent over last year.

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