Sukriti Gupta of Delhi tops CBSE XII exam

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Mum­bai: The Cen­tral Board of Sec­ondary Ed­u­ca­tion ( CBSE) de­clared its Se­nior School Cer­tifi­cate Ex­am­i­na­tion ( SSCE) XII 2016 re­sults on Satur­day.

Sukriti Gupta from Delhi, with 99.4%, se­cured the first place in the coun­try. Palak Goyal of Haryana, with 99.2%, is in the sec­ond place. The third place was shared by Somya Up­pal of Haryana, with 99%, Ajish Sekar of Chennai, with 99%.

A to­tal of 10,08,164 stu­dents reg­is­tered for this year from all 10 re­gions. Out of this, 9,92,656 ap­peared and 8,24,355 passed with 83.05 pass per­cent­age.

Dif­fer­ently abled stu­dents also did well this year. Out of the 2,136 who passed, 108 scored above 90% and 18 scored above 95% from all 10 re­gions. Vis­ually im­paired, hear­ing- im­paired, oth­ropaed­i­cally im­paired, spas­tic, dyslexic and autis­tic stu­dents formed this cat­e­gory. This year, 2,569 dif­fer­ently abled stu­dents reg­is­tered for the CBSE 12th board ex­am­i­na­tion.

The first place in the cat­e­gory was se­cured by Mu­dita Jagota of Haryana, with 97%. The sec­ond place went to New Delhi stu­dent Sid­dhartha Biswas, with 96.8%. The third place went to Ut­tar Pradesh stu­dent Rak­shit Ma­lik ( 96.4%).

The high­est pass per­cent­age was reg­is­tered by the Thiruvananthapuram re­gion, with an over­all pass per­cent­age of 97.91%. The sec­ond place was bagged by Chennai re­gion, which in­cludes Ma­ha­rash­tra, with an over­all pass per- cen­t­age of 92.63%.

Ma­ha­rash­tra’s pass per­cent­age of 93.4% is higher than last year ( 91.94%). This time again, girls outscored boys, with a pass per­cent­age of 95.03%. The pass per­cent­age of boys was 92.19%.

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