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‘Remarkable’ performance by govt schools

Published : May 27, 2018, 5:26 am IST
Updated : May 27, 2018, 5:26 am IST

DTC driver son scores 97 per cent.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
 Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: The pass percentage for CBSE Class 12 at Delhi government schools was better than last year. Education minister Manish Sisodia said that the result is 90.64 per cent, which is 2.37 per cent higher than last year.

The performance of Delhi government schools was also 7.6 per cent higher than national CBSE average.


“Fantastic performance by Delhi govt schools in Class 12; the 90.64% result is 2.37% better than our own performance last year, and 7.6% higher than national CBSE average! Who would have thought this was possible?!,” wrote Atishi Marlena on Twitter.

Prince Kumar, a science stream student, topped the results among Delhi government schools, with 97 per cent. Son of a DTC bus driver, the student scored 100 in Math, 99 in Economics, and 98 in Chemistry. Education minister Manish Sisodia also took to Twitter to congratulate students, teachers, and parents. To his post, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote, “This is despure all obstacles created by L-G, BJP and PM. Congratulations to all students, teachers and principals.”


While 168 government schools achieved 100 per cent results against 112 of last year, 638 government schools achieved 90 per cent and above results against 554 schools last year. The results of Rajkiya Pratibha Vidyalaya is 99.79 per cent, which is higher than the result of Delhi KVs and “this is a remarkable achievement,” said the Delhi government.

Meanwhile, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) also said that the performance of NDMC and Navyug schools is far better than national pass percentage and Delhi pass percentage.

“Compared to last year overall result of class 12th of NDMC and Navyug schools hs improved by nearly 4%, really a commendable performance,” said NDMC in a statement.


The overall Delhi pass percentage was 89 per cent, wherein girls (88.31 per cent) performed better than boys (78.99 per cent). Delhi also had the third highest pass percentage in the country, after Trivandrum and Chennai.

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar congratulated those who passed the CBSE class 12 exam and also advised those who did not do well not to lose heart. He also said the quality of government schools is improving and congratulated those for a good show.

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