The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the results for class 12 board exams on Saturday, May 21 at 10.30 am, far ahead of the announced time of 12 noon on their official website. Likewise every year, with a pass percentage of 88.58 per cent, girls once again outperformed boys in the board examinations. Boys recorded a pass percentage of 78.85 per cent. Delhi Girl Sukriti Gupta topped the CBSE Class XII board exams. She scored 497 marks out of total 500.
Amid all the toppers, Faridabad’s Mudita Jagota braved all odds to top the CBSE Class 12 results in the differently-abled category with 485 marks, scoring 97 percent marks in the examinations. Delhi Girl Sukriti, a student of Montfort School, Ashok Vihar topped the CBSE Class XII board exams with 99.4 per cent. The second and third positions have been bagged by Siddhartha Biswas from Kendriya Vidyalaya, RK Puram and Raskhit Malik, a visually-impaired student of Amity International School, Noida. They have scored 484 and 482 marks respectively.
As many as 2,514 differently abled children appeared in the CBSE Class XII board examination, of which 2,136 passed comfortably. Fighting off all odds, likewise many others with special needs are the real success stories of the CBSE’s Class XII board exams with the results announced on Saturday.
The overall pass percentage of students with special needs this year is 84.96, a notch above the across-the-board pass percentage of 83.05.
Starting this year, CBSE will also provide class 12 digital marksheets in DigiLocker at www.digilocker.gov.in. The DigiLocker account credentials will be sent to students via SMS on their mobile number registered with CBSE. The second phase of tele-counselling will also commence along with the announcement of the results and will continue till June 4, 2016. The CBSE exams began on March 1 and concluded on April 22. This year, a total of 10,67,900 candidates registered for the Class 12 exam as against 10,40,368 in 2015.