CBSE RESULTS: Muhammad Ismat all-India topper
New Delhi, May 28: Girls continued to outperform boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 results declared here Monday. Among the eight CBSE regions, Chennai topped the performance card with a pass percentage of 90.59.
Over 8 million students appeared for the exam this year, an increase of 5.94 percent over last year.
"Girls' pass percentage was 86.21 percent against the 75.80 percent for boys. Delhi recorded a total pass percentage of 85.40, a fall of 0.05 percent as compared to last year," a CBSE official said.
The overall pass percentage witnessed a drop of 0.69 percent from the last year among Ajmer, Panchkula, Delhi, Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Allahabad and Guwahati.
Muhammad Ismat, a science student from Imphal, is the all India topper scoring 99 percent, the official said.
Anant Srinivasan from Sharjah (UAE) became the regional topper in Delhi scoring 98.2 percent. Over 8,000 students appeared for CBSE exam from the Gulf region.
For Delhi topper Kshitij Jain, it was a dream come true. Jain, a student of Delhi Public School (DPS), R.K. Puram, secured 98 percent in the science stream
Basking under the glory, the Delhi topper told IANS : "I expected about 94-95 percent, but what I have got is like a dream come true."
He has also bagged a good rank in IIT-JEE and aims to go to IIT- Delhi, he said. IANS
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