The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced CBSE Class 10 Results 2019. With a pass percentage of 92.45 in the Class 10 CBSE results, girls outperformed boys by a margin of 2.31 per cent. The results showed that girls' pass percentage was 92.45 percent, while the boys' were at 90.14. Interestingly, this year thirteen students have shared the top spot with 499 marks out of 500, making a sky-high percentage of 99.8.
This number goes up for second and third ranks. There are 25 students who bagged the second position with 99.6 per cent i.e. 498 marks and 59 students shared third rank with 99.4 per cent i.e. 497 marks - making a grand total of 97 students who are in top 3 positions.
"Proud of my young friends who have successfully cleared the CBSE Class X examinations. Wishing them the very best for their journey ahead. May these young minds continue making us proud," Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated students and also appreciated the hard work and sacrifice put in even by their teachers and parents.
The names of the toppers, each of whom are from a different school, are Divyansh Wadhwa, Yogesh Kumar Gupta, Siddhant Pengoriya, Ankur Mishra, Vatsal Varshney, Manya, Aryan Jha, Taru Jha, Bhavana Sivadas, Ish Madan among others.
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In the Class 10 results, the transgender students have outdone the category with 94.74 pass percentage as against 83.33 last time.
"Congratulations to over 16 lakh students who have succeeded in #CBSE Xth board examinations and best of luck for those who couldn't make this time but will make it in next attempt," Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted.
A total of 2.25 lakh students scored above 90 per cent and 57,256 scored above 95 per cent.
The Trivandrum region performed the best with a pass percentage of 99.85, followed by Chennai and Ajmer with 99 and 95.89 respectively.
Delhi ranked second last with a pass percentage of 80.97 and Guwahati was last with 74.49.