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84.44 percent students pass CBSE class 10 exams


New Delhi : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Tuesday announced the class 10 examination results with an overall pass percentage of 84.44 percent – an increase of 7.28 percent as compared to 2006.

Girls performed better than boys with a pass percentage of 84.72 percent as compared to that of boys, which is 84.24 percent.

In the year 2007, a total of 705857 candidates appeared for the class 10-board examination – an 8.93 percent increase in number of candidates over the last year.

At 93.87 percent, the overall pass percentage of Ajmer region is the highest as compared to other five regions. Chennai ranks second in the table of regions with a pass percentage of 93.47 percent, followed by Panchkula with 89.08 percent and Allahabad with 87.44 percent.

Delhi stands fifth in the list with a pass percent of 77.18 percent and Guwahati region has performed the worst with a pass percentage of only 56 percent.

CBSE had set up 2,490 examination centres, including 49 for foreign schools, for the smooth conduct of the examination.