In the state, 14,656 students appeared for the examination out of which 14,387 students passed. Nearly, 250 students failed in one subject which they can clear in supplementary examinations and 18 failed, according to the CBSE results released on Tuesday. There are 211 CBSE schools in the state.
“The results in the state are as good as any other big states in the list. The state's pass percentage is higher than the south Indian average of 95.25%,” CBSE regional officer, Chennai region, N Nagaraju told 'TOI'. Pondicherry logged the highest pass percentage among the south Indian states, 99.69 per cent followed by Tamil Nadu with 98.56 per cent.
Meanwhile, K V I, Sri Vijayanagar, Vizag, student C Sravan Kumar topped the state with 97 per cent. “He got 100 marks in four subjects, inlcuding mathematics, social studies and Science,” principal of the school, A V L Jaganath Rao told 'TOI'. The student scored 485 marks out of 500. Another student of the school, V V Manasa, scored 96.6 per cent with 483 marks out of 500. “The valuation, it appears, is student-friendly this year. Our students have done extremely well,” K V S, assistant commissioner, V Vijayalakshmi said. Among the 41 KV schools in the state, 17 got cent per cent results.
Some city schools too did extremely well. Army School student Sarvesh Kumar secured 96.2 per cent, while Alankrita Tanuja of the same school got 96 per cent. Delhi Public School, Gachibowli, student Saijeeth Singh secured 95.5 per cent, while Chirec Public School's Akshara Pulpa got 95.2 per cent, Uttara R Iyer, also from the same school, scored 94.4 per cent. Oakridge international school's Rishika Reddy 93.5 per cent.