In the recently announced class 10 board results of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi’s Government schools have the lowest pass percentage among all categories of schools affiliated to the board.
The overall pass percentage of CBSE Class 10 board exam was 86.70 whereas Delhi recorded the pass percentage of 78.62 with girls outperforming boys. The girls have recorded a pass percentage of 79.15 higher than that of boys’ 78.12.
The Government schools had the lowest pass percentage at 69.32. Private schools in the Delhi region had a pass percentage of 89.45 while government-aided institutions had a pass percentage of 69.96.
In the CBSE class 10 board result, as many as 15,487 candidates secured 90 per cent marks and above, while 2,861 students secured 95 per cent and above.
In the Delhi region, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas had the highest pass percentage of 98.63 followed by Kendriya Vidyalayas at 97.03, according to CBSE officials.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia lauded the state-run institutes for an improved performance in the board’s Class 10 exam from that in pre-boards.
“Many congratulations to all students who have passed the Class 10 CBSE Board exams. It was a tough year for all students as Board exams were happening for the first time after10 years. Would specially like to congratulate teachers and principals of govt schools, who have worked very hard in improving the pass percentage from the pre-boards (30%), to boards (70%). Great work by the whole Team Education,” Sisodia posted on Twitter.