NEW DELHI: The pass percentage of the CBSE Class X exam has fallen to 90.95 per cent from 96.21 per cent last year, registering a dip of over 5 per cent, officials said today.
The Central Board of Secondary Education today announced class X results for five regions – Delhi, Chennai, Allahabad, Dehradun and Trivandrum. Results of the remaining regions will be announced later in the day.
The pass percentage of the Class X CBSE exam in the Delhi region has fallen to 78.09 per cent, a sharp dip of over 13 per cent since last year’s 91.06 per cent, officials said today. According to CBSE officials, Delhi recorded a pass percentage of 78.09 per cent against last year’s 91.06 per cent, a fall of 13.67 per cent.
The pass percentage has been steadily dipping over the years. From a pass percentage of 98.40 in 2013, the number slumped to 91.76 per cent last year. This has further plummeted to 78.09 this year.
At the national level, too, pass percentages for Class X exams have been slipping since 2014. This year, overall, 90.95 per cent of students who appeared for the exams managed at least a passing grade. This is a few notches below 2014 pass percentage of 98.87 per cent and even last year’s 96.21 per cent.
A total of 16,67,573 candidates had appeared for the exam this year.
On May 28, the board had declared the results for class XII which had seen a dip of over one per cent in the pass percentage.
How to Check Results
- Log on to official websites – cbseresults.nic.in or cbse.nic.in
- Click on the tab which reads Class X results tab
- Enter your roll and school number.
- Take a print out for future reference. ..