CBSE results class 12 results: Pass percentage declines by 4 pc in Northeast India


NORTHEAST INDIA | May 3, 2019:

The overall pass percentage of CBSE class 12 students in Northeast India declined by nearly 4 per cent this year. The CBSE results for class 12 was declared on Thursday.

In the Guwahati zone of CBSE, that encompasses eight northeastern states including Sikkim, the pass percentage this year slumped to 64.41 from 68.3 last year. Even after the overall decline in pass percentage, girls outshone boys like last year.

The pass percentage of girls stood at 67.92 percent while that of boys is 61.10. Out of 33,055 students, who passed the exam from Guwahati zone, 16,911 are girls and 16,143 are boys. A total of 51,322 students — 24,899 girls and 26,422 boys — appeared in the exam from the northeastern states.

In Guwahati zone, most of the top performers were from Kendriya Vidyalayas which registered a pass percentage of 95.84. This was followed by the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas which recorded a pass percentage of 90.40.

The pass percentage of the private schools stood at 79.29. State government-run schools from Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim did not perform well,
resulting in a noticeable decline in the pass percentage in the Guwahati zone.

The sudden announcement of results on Thursday came as a surprise for many school authorities. For hours, websites carrying results failed to function properly. Sources in the CBSE said that a tentative date for announcement of the results for CBSE Class X exams may be known by Friday.

Source: TOI