CBSE verdict: Govt schools get 99 pass per cent this year

CBSE verdict: Govt schools get 99 pass per cent this year

Eleven years ago, succes rate was only 46 per cent

With the government schools in Delhi achieving a pass percentage of 99 in the class 10 exam, education minister Arvinder Singh Lovely congratulated the students, teachers and parents for the marked improvement in the CBSE results declared on Thursday.

Overall, Delhi region’s pass percentage has gone up by 0.31 with 98.83 per cent passing this year compared to last year’s 98.52 per cent.

Government schools have performed better than past years.

Lovely added that 11 years ago the pass percentage in class 10 examination was only 46.14 which has gone up to 99 per cent this year.

“Around 2,26,003 students passed this year out of 2,28,240 who sat for the class 10 exams. The performance of girl students has improved. The overall qualifying percentage of girls is 98.32 whereas overall qualifying percentage of boys is 97.57,” said a statement given by the government.

There has been an increase in the number of government school students who appeared for class 10 exam.

Compared to last year, the overall pass percentage for
Delhi has been two per cent higher with 97.92 students getting qualified for admission in higher classes.

According to the Central Board of Secondary Examinations (CBSE) girls have outperformed boys this year as well.

On the other hand, some popular private schools also said that children have fared better in exams this year.

“Over 130 children have scored a perfect 10 with others scoring between 6-7 grade points with 206 children sitting for the class 10 exams,” said Ameeta Wattal, principal Springdales School, Pusa Road.

Even students at Amity International School, Noida, have scored an average of 9.69
cumulative grade point average (CGPA).

Nearly 201 students have scored a perfect 10, out of 342 students who took the exam this year.

For Amity International School, Gurgaon, the average CGPA has been 9.31 and Amity International School’s (Saket), average CGPA has been 9.
Thirty eight students from Bal Bharati School scored a perfect 10 while over 160
students from Delhi Public School, RK Puram  secured the same CGPA.

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