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Girl power manifests itself in CBSE class X results, once again

Published On: 30th May 2009

By Staff Writer

Central Board of Secondary Education has announced the Class X results on Friday for Delhi. As in the case of Class XII Class X results too saw Chennai region topping the CBSE examination for the second consecutive year with an overall pass percentage of 95.6, way ahead of Delhi’s 87.70.

The overall pass percentage of Ajmer is 94.14, Allahabad 89.54, Panchkula 88.95 and Guwahati 60.42.

Results for Chennai, Ajmer and Panchkula regions were announced on Tuesday.
This time around, the results marked an overall rise of 1.76 pass percentage points to 88.84 per cent against last year’s 87.08.

With a pass percentage of 89.78, girls maintained their preeminence over boys, who scored 88.18 per cent as has been the trend since the past several years.

With an impressive score of 98.8 per cent, a student from the Kendriya Vidyalaya at Sri Vijayanagar in Vizag, Parnil Singh, clinched the status of the all-India topper.

Six students, three from Chennai, two from Allahabad and one from Panchkula, missed the mark by just .2 per cent scoring 98.6 per cent of marks.

Third all-India position was shared by seven students who scored 98.4 per cent of marks.