The CBSE Class X examination results for the Chennai region were declared on Monday with an overall 99.66 pass percentage.
A total of 2,117 schools, including independent schools, Jawahar Navodaya and Kendriya Vidyalayas, appeared in the examination in the Chennai region comprising Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep and Puducherry.
Out of 1,52,024 students who appeared for the examination, a total of 1,51,509 have qualified for admission to higher classes under the new continuous comprehensive evaluation (CCE) system, an official release said on Monday night.
With the CBSE making board exam optional, only 97,259 students had registered for the board exam with others opting for school-based test, CBSE Regional Officer DT Sudharsan Rao said.
Under the CCE, the performance is assessed encompassing students’ achievements in scholastic as well as co-scholastic areas. The overall performance is reflected in individual subjects in the form of grades instead of marks.
A total of 432 students, who finished in the rock-bottom grades of E1 and E2, are put under the category EIOP (Eligible for Improvement of Performance) and can appear for improvement of their performance as per board rules, it said.