Govt schools over the moon about pass percentage

Govt schools over the moon about pass percentage

Class 12 results came as a good news for government schools as the pass percentage increased to 87.70 per cent this time from last year’s 87.53 per cent. 

The pass percentage of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) and Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) – 91.20 per cent and 95.53 per cent – is better than private schools’ pass percentage of 90 per cent, said Central Board of Secondary Education on Monday.

However, the pass percentage of both JNVs and KVs, has dropped in the capital compared to last year — 96.52 per cent and 95.63 per cent respectively.

Delhi's education minister Arvinder Singh Lovely declared that schools under state government have performed “the best among government-run schools across the country in class 12 CBSE exams.”

“This year, 87.72 per cent students studying in Delhi government schools passed the exam compared to 87.54 per cent last year. Nearly 1,06,336 students passed this year out of 1,21,250,” added Lovely.

Qualifying students

Lovely added that the pass percentage of Pratibha schools is 99.07 per cent and 78 government schools reported 100 per cent result as compared to 70 schools last year.

Also, the number of qualifying students who appeared from government schools has increased from 1,12,189 to 1,21,250.

Girls have performed better than boys even in government schools.

The overall qualifying percentage of girls is 90.06 per cent while 81.14 per cent of boys have qualified.

In 2002-03 the pass percentage in class 12 exams was only 76.96 per cent, followed by 87.15 per cent students qualifying in 2009.

CBSE informed that there are two toppers from government schools. Vishakha Gupta from Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya in Paschim Vihar and Namita from Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya in Dwarka sector 10 — scored 96.6 per cent in Commerce stream.

Among government-aided schools, Bharti Arora from Air Force Senior Secondary School has topped with 97.2 per cent in Commerce stream.

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