New Delhi : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared its class 10 final examinations results Tuesday morning.
Over 700,000 candidates from 7,658 schools had appeared for the examinations both in India and abroad – an increase of 8.11 percent over last year.
CBSE had set up 2,490 examination centres, including 49 for foreign schools, for the smooth conduct of the examination.
As soon as the result was declared at 8 a.m., apprehensive students and concerned parents were seen checking results at Internet cafes and through dedicated SMS services provided by state owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) and five other private mobile service providers.
Mobile service providers also delivered the results to candidates through SMS: MTNL (2001), Hutch (12310), Airtel (64601), Idea (456), Reliance (1234) and Tata Indicom (8282).
Students are accessing their results from websites www.cbseresults.nic.in, www.cbse.nic.in, www.results.nic.in and http://mtnldelhi.in, across the country.
The board has also made arrangements to disseminate the results through mobile and landline phones, the Internet and an interactive voice response system.