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Girls Outshine Boys in CBSE Class 12 Exams

The Central Board of Secondary Education announced results of Class 12 board exams on Friday in three Zones of Delhi, Guwahati and Allahabad. As has been a pattern for a few years, girls again outshined boys in the exams.

The CBSE spokesperson said that the pass percentage of girls was 85.94 per cent, as compared to 77.40 per cent for boys.

The overall pass percentage, which recorded a marginal 0.09 per cent increase from last year, is 81 per cent this year.

The results, which were uploaded in the board’s website www.cbse.nic.in, were declared for the three zones at 10 am. In the Ajmer, Chennai and Panchkula regions, the CBSE results were declared on Wednesday.

The overall pass percentage was the highest in the Chennai region – 92.06 per cent.

This year, 637,578 students – 264,248 female and 373,330 male – took the Class 12 board exams in the country and abroad.

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