New Delhi, May 8: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 board exam results announced on May 6 have revealed that the performance of Delhi government-run schools has been improved by 2.68 percentage points this year. An official said that the overall pass percentage in schools run by the Delhi Government in Class 10 exams stands at 71.58 per cent.
A total of 1,66,167 students appeared in the board examinations from the schools run by the Directorate of Education this year. The number is 29,504 more than the last year, the official informed. The total number of the students, who cleared the exam, is 1,18,936. It is 24,776 more than the last year.
“Besides, the numbers of students who are placed in the compartment – those who have failed in up to two subjects – are 44,516, which is 26.79 per cent of the total. The percentage of students who have failed is 1.63 per cent,” the official has been quoted as saying to a national daily.
Girls perform better than boys
This year also, girl students have performed better than the boys with a pass percentage of 74.29 per cent. It was 69.70 per cent last year. The pass percentage among boys is 68.51 per cent, up from 67.92 per cent in 2018.
“The number of schools securing 100 per cent pass percentage has risen to 60 this year. This was 48 last year. Average Quality Index this year is 259.60, which has increased from 246.71. The pass percentage in 20 RPVVs is 99.06 per cent and its quality index 386.65,” the official told a news daily.
13 students share top position with 499 marks out of 500
CBSE declared the results of the Class 10 board exams on Monday, May 6, 2019. The top position has been secured by as many as thirteen students, who have obtained 499 marks out of 500. Of these, a total of seven toppers are boys and the remaining six are girls.
Twenty four students share the second position with 498 marks out of 500, and as many as 58 students have scored 497 marks. As many as 2,25,143 students have scored 90 per cent and above and 57,256 have obtained 95 per cent and more.