The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 12 results this afternoon on the official website of the board — cbseresults.nic.in or cbse.nic.in. This year, the pass percentage has improved to 83.01 per cent from 82.02 per cent last year.
The topper, Meghana Srivastava from Uttar Pradesh’s Noida, got 499 out of 500 marks.
The second topper, Anoushka Chandra, also from Uttar Pradesh, is just one mark behind with 498. Third is Chahat Bodhraj from Rajasthan, with 497 marks, rounding off an all-girl podium.
This year, girls have outshined boys with an overall passing percentage of 88.31 compared to 78.09 of boys. Last year, the boys had performed better.
The CBSE Class 12 results will are also available on the search page of Google at google.com. One can also access the CBSE Class 12 results from apps like Umang and SMS organizer.
The search engine giant has partnered with the CBSE to make finding results and other exam-related information easier and more reliable on search.
The CBSE Class 12 examinations were scheduled to end on April 13 with the Physical Education exam. The date line, however, was extended up to April 27 because of Bharat Bandh and the board’s decision to cancel the exam due to reports from some parts of the country about the leak of the CBSE Class 12 economics paper and Class 10 maths paper.
CBSE Class 12 economics paper was re-scheduled to April 25 after the paper leak,
11.86 lakh students had registered for Class 12 or all India senior secondary level exams which were held at 4,138 centres in India and 71 centres abroad.
The date for releasing Class 10 results is yet to be announced.