499 out of 500 marks! Four students top CBSE Class 10th Board exam
Scoring 499 out of 500 marks, four students topped the CBSE Class 10 Board Exam on Tuesday. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 10 results at 3:10 pm instead of the scheduled time that was announced yesterday.
They are Prakhar Mittal, a student of DPS Gurgaon; Rimzhim Agarwal, a student of RP Public School in Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh; Nandini Garg of Scottish International School in Shamli city of Uttar Pradesh; and Sreelakshmi G, of Bhavan’s Vidyalaya’s in Cochin.
The overall pass percentage this year is 86.70. 27,476 candidates scored 95% or above, as per confirmed reports.
Yet again, girls did better than boys with an overall passing percentage of 88.67 compared to 85.32 for boys.
The top three regions are Trivandrum with 99.60%, Chennai with 97.37% and Ajmer with 91.86% of students clearing the Class 10 exam.
Students can view their result on the official websites of the board: www.cbseresults.nic.in, www.cbse.nic.in and www.results.nic.in after the result is released.