New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 12 results this afternoon with 83.01 per cent pass percentage from 82.02 per cent last year.
Results are available on the official website of the board — cbseresults.nic.in or cbse.nic.in.
Meghna Shrivastava of Step by Step School, Sec-132, Taj Expressway, Noida, topped with 499 marks out of 500. Anuoushka Chandra from SAJ School, Sec 14C, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad, came second with 498 marks. Seven students are tied at the third spot with 497 marks each. Of these seven, one is from Jaipur, 1 from Ludhiana, 1 from Haridwar, 1 from Noida, 1 from Meerut and 2 from Ghaziabad.
Trivandrum recorded highest pass percentage of 97.32%, Chennai stood second with 93.87%, followed by Delhi at 89%. Girls beat boys hands down this year. While girls secured a pass percentage of 88.31%, the boys managed 78.99%.
Of the 15,674 students who appeared for the CBSE Class 12 exam outside India, 14,881 passed (pass percentage is 94.94%).