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Girls outshine boys in CBSE Class 12; Noida girl scores 100% ... almost

New Delhi, May 26

Girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class 12 result announced on Saturday with Meghna Srivastava, from a Noida school, topping the examination this year.

The overall pass percentage was 83.01 per cent as against last year’s 82.02 per cent.

Girls did better than the boys with a pass percentage of 88.31 per cent against boys’ 78.99 per cent, officials at the CBSE headquarters said here.

Meghna Srivastava topped the CBSE Class 12 examination getting 99.8%. She secured 499 marks out of 500. She is a student of Step By Step School, Noida, and is from the Humanities stream.

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The second position was bagged by another girl, Anoushka Chand, also a Humanities stream student from a school in Ghaziabad. She got 498 marks out of 500.

The third position was held by seven students who got 497 marks out of 500, the officials said.

The best performing region was Trivandrum in Kerala with a pass percentage of 97.32 per cent. Chennai region’s pass percentage was second best at 93.87 per cent.

Delhi was at the third spot with 89 per cent pass percentage, the officials said. 

Students can access their results at, and Tech giant Google is hosting results of both Class 10 and Class 12 this year. Students can also use Microsoft’s SMS Organizer App to access app even without internet connection.

Some 11.86 lakh students appeared for Class 12 examinations this year.

CBSE’s Class 10 and Class 12 examinations were marred by paper leaks this year—economics paper in case of Class 12, forcing the board to conduct the examination again.

The board, however, decided against holding Class 10 examinations after large scale protests by students and parents. Agencies


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