Central Board of Secondary Education Class X and XII board results will be declared on the third and fourth week of May respectively. According to a media reports, Class X results are likely to be declared on either May 19 or May 20, 2015, while class XII results are likely to be ready by May 25 and the board will declare it by May 27 or May 28. Furthermore, the class XII results could be declared in two or three phase – Chennai region could be the first region to get the results and then the Patna and Bhubaneshwar region in the third phase.
This year, a total of 13,73,853 students registered for the class X exam this year, which is around a 3.3 per cent increase from that of 2014. For class XII, a total of 10,40,368 students registered for the exams this year, of which 6,07,383 are boys and 4,32,985 are girls.
It may be mentioned that this year’s Class XII board exams have been termed as one of the toughest in the record of board examinations in the country. Students said though the questions were not out of syllabus, the questions were framed in a different way. The Maths paper, which usually had 10 questions carrying one mark each, was changed to six single-mark questions, followed by 13 questions carrying four marks and seven questions carrying 6 marks each. In fact, students and even a section of schools sent their representation to the board regarding the difficulty level of exams like mathematics and physics.
On the other hand, a section of Class 10 and Class 12 students and teachers said the board exams, besides the maths and physics paper, were easier than the pre-board mock exams conducted by their schools.