At 99.4%, Delhi girl is CBSE XII topper

At 99.4%, Delhi girl is CBSE XII topper
Girls yet again outshine boys in the CBSE Class XII board examination, the results of which were declared on Saturday.

While the girls had a pass percentage of 88.58, the boys recorded a pass percentage of 78.85 per cent.

The overall pass percentage was pegged at 83.05, up by 1.05 per cent compared to last year. However, the difference between the pass percentage of girls and boys remained about 10 per cent. In all, 10.65 lakh candidates were registered for the exam this year. 

Delhi girl Sukriti Gupta has topped with 99.4 per cent. A student of Delhi’s Montfort School in Ashok Vihar, Sukriti scored 497 out of 500. “It is difficult. But, in the end, if you have worked hard, you will succeed,” an elated Sukriti told mediapersons.

Coming in second is Palak Goel from Tagore Public School in Kurukshetra, Haryana, with 496 marks. She second 99.2%.

The third position was shared by two students - Somy Uppal from St Theresa's Convent School in Haryana's Karnal and Ajish Sekar from PSBB Senior Secondary School, Chennai. They both secured 495 marks (99%).

Among the differently-abled students, Mudita Jagota, a wheelchair-bound student from DAV Public School, Faridabad, grabbed the top honour with 485 marks, emerging the topper among 1,921 differently-abled students registered for this year’s examination.

Visually-impaired students Biswas from Kendriya Vidyalaya in RK Puram in Delhi and Rakshit Mallick from Noida’s Amity International School scored 484 and 482 marks, respectively. The board recorded the highest pass percentage of 97.61 from Thiruvananthapuram region followed by Chennai, which has a pass percentage of 92.63.

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