There has been a marginal improvement in the percentage of successful students as ICSE and ISC results were declared for class 10 and class 12 on Monday, with girls outperforming boys once again.
The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) announced the results for class 10 and class 12 on Monday.
98.95 percent girls have passed the exam as compared to 98.15 percent of boys who passed their class 10. In class 12 pass percentage of girls is 97.61 percent and for boys it is 94.96 percent.
Southern part of the country performed better as compared to rest of the country. The pass percentage of the students from the southern region is 99.69 percent in class 10 and 98.38 percent in class 12.
Western region of the country dominated the results after the southern area with the pass percentage of 99.67 percent in class 10 and 97.22 in class 12.
The total number of candidates who appeared for the examination were 264,267 out of which 183,387 appeared for class 10 and 80,880 appeared for class 12 in 2018.
The total number of written subjects in class 10 examination were 61, out of which 22 were Indian languages, 10 foreign languages and 1 classical language.
In class 12 examination the total number of written subjects were 48, out of which 14 were Indian languages, 5 foreign languages and 2 classical languages.
The pass percentage of candidates who appeared in the ICSE board exam 2018 was 98.51% and that of ISC students was 96.21.
Last year, 98.53% students cleared the ICSE exam and 96.47% candidates passed the ISC board exam.