The Central Board of SecondaryEducation (CBSE) today declared the results for class XIIexamination, with 82 per cent students passing the exam andgirls faring better than boys.
The pass percentage of girls stood at 87.56 as comparedto 77.77 per cent of the boys.
The overall pass percentage was marginally lower thanlast year where 82.70 per cent students had passed the exam asagainst 82 per cent this year.
Thiruvananthapuram Region registered the highest passpercentage at 95.41.
M Gayatri of New Green Fields school, New Delhi hastopped the exam in the country securing 99.2 per cent. Shescored 496 marks out of 500.
In all, 10,40,368 candidates had registered for classXII examination this year, an increase of about 1.2 per centcandidates over that of last year.
Photocopies of the evaluated answer sheets will beprovided to the candidate(s) requesting for it and only tothose candidates who have applied for verification of marks.
Applications will be accepted by the Board from June 13to June 17, CBSE said in a statement.
It also said only those candidates who apply forverification of marks and for obtaining photocopy of theevaluated answer book can apply for re-evaluation in maximum10 questions each.
The re-evaluation of answer books will be available forsubjects such as English Core, English Elective(NCERT),English Elective(CBSE), Hindi Core, Hindi Elective,Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Studies,Economics and Accountancy.
The compartmental Examination will be held on July 16,2015.