New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the Class XII results on Monday, with more than 82 per cent students passing the examinations.
This is an increase of about two per cent as compared to the last year.
Girls once again outshined the boys with 87.98 per cent clearing the exam as compared to 77.78 per cent boys.
Meanwhile, the southern Chennai region beat others in the whopping overall pass percentage of 91.83.
A total of 9,44,721 students registered for the Class XII examination this year, which was also an increase of 15.81 per cent over 2012.
The Class XII results have assumed particular significance this year, as it will be given weightage for entry into the premier education institutes like IITs.