In Class 12, the top score was 99.5 per cent, bagged by seven students from across the country.
New Delhi: The results for Class 12 and Class 10 exams by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) were declared on Monday, with girls once again outscoring boys
As per information by CISCE, 64 students got more than 99 per cent — 49 students got more than 99 per cent in the Class 12 exam, 15 students scored more than 99 per cent in the Class 10 exam.
In Class 12, the top score was 99.5 per cent, bagged by seven students from across the country. The second position of 99.25 per cent was shared by 17 students. The third highest score was 99 per cent, bagged by 25 people.
Mumbai boy Swayam Das emerged the Class 10 all-India topper with 99.4 per cent. Jalandhar’s Jasmin Kaur Chahal and Mumbai’s Anokhi Amit Mehta jointly bagged the second position with 99.2 per cent each. The third position was shared by Class 12 students who scored 99 per cent each.
“Class 12 saw a pass percentage of 96.21 recording a slight dip from last year’s 96.47 per cent, while 98.51 per cent students passed Class 10,” said Gerry Arathoon, CEO of the council.
Mr Arathoon also said that the council did not follow any moderation policy this year.
“We did not follow any moderation policy. Also, there was no spiking of marks. Despite that the number of students scoring above 99 per cent has increased this year,” he told reporters.
A total of 1,83,387 stude-nts from 2,161 schools had appeared for the Class 10 examination, which was conducted in 61 written subjects. Of these, 22 were Indian languages, 10 foreign languages and one classical language.
In Class 12, 80,880 students from 1,034 schools appeared for the exam, which was conducted in 48 written subjects. Of these, 14 were Indian languages, five foreign languages and two classical languages.