Govt schools on a high, do better than last year

Record nearly 89 per cent pass rate, get pat from CM
Last Updated 27 May 2013, 21:51 IST

Delhi government schools have recorded a one per cent improvement in pass percentage compared to last year in the CBSE class 12 exam.

In 2012, the passing percentage was 87.72, while this year it has gone up to 88.65 per cent.

According to the city government, the result of Delhi government schools is much better than government schools in other Indian cities. After Delhi, Panchkula in Haryana stands second with a pass percentage of 85.32 per cent, and Chennai with 64.68 per cent in the third place.

The number of government schools that recorded 100 per cent result in the capital has gone up from 78 to 109.

The passing percentage of RPVVs (Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalayas) of Delhi is 99.05, which is better than the pass percentage of 97.56 of Kendriya Vidyalayas in Delhi.

Similarly, the pass percentage of RPVVs of Delhi is 8 per cent better than that of public schools in Delhi, which stands at 91.88.

According to chief minister Sheila Dikshit, the improved percentage establishes the fact that education in government schools is excellent and qualitative as well.

“While the directorate of education has been paying attention to schools by adopting latest interactive methods of teaching, and continuous evaluation of students, the real credit goes to principals and teachers whose devotion and sincere hard work resulted in better results,” said Dikshit.

Congratulating the better pass percentage of girls compared to boys, she said girls have once again outshone boys in Delhi region. The pass percentage of girls in Delhi region is 91.42 per cent against 82.44 of boys.

(Published 27 May 2013, 21:51 IST)

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