For the north region though, there's not much to celebrate. Students from the north didn't fair well compared to their counterparts from the rest of the country. In fact, Delhi and NCR failed to throw up a national level topper. That honour went to two girls from Mumbai and Varanasi
Students who appeared for the Council for Indian School Certificate exams have reason to rejoice. An impressive 98.04% of students cleared the class X paper, while 97.04% passed the class XII exam. For the board, which is celebrating its golden jubilee this year, it's a pat on the back, signalling a marginal improvement from last year.