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CBSE Class 12 toppers 2016: Delhi girl Sukriti Gupta takes #1 spot with 497 marks

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 21 May 2016, 15:28 IST

According to emerging reports, Delhi girl Sukriti Gupta has topped the Class 12 CBSE examinations with 99.4% marks.

Gupta, a student of Delhi's Montfort School, scored 497 marks out of 500.

The country's overall pass percentage of girls is 88.58%, while that of boys is 78.85%.

Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram region has the highest pass percentage in the country with 97.61%.

About a million students appeared for CBSE Class 12 exams in 2016. A total of 10,67,900 candidates took a exam - 621,259 boys and 446,641 girls. The exams were held from 1 March to 22 April, 2016.

Here's a look at the outstanding performers of this year's examinations:

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Class 12th CBSE results 2016 declared at cbseresults.nic

CBSE Class 12th toppers (Top 3 Positions):

1. Sukriti Gupta - 497 marks

Montfort School, Ashok Vihar, Delhi

2. Palak Goyal - 496 marks

Tagor Public School, Pehowa, Kurukshetra, Haryana

3. Somya Uppal - 495 marks

St Theresa's Convent School, Karnal, Haryana

4. Ajish Sekar - 495 marks

PSBB Sr Sec School, KK Nagar, Chennai, TN

How to access DigiLocker

Apart from checking results online, candidates can also avail a new CBSE initiative called DigiLocker.

"As a new initiative of CBSE, the digital marksheet will also be available in DigiLocker," the CBSE said in a post on its website.

"Your DigiLocker username and password will be sent via SMS on your mobile number registered with CBSE. You can access your mark sheet as soon as you receive your username and password. DigiLocker (https://digilocker.gov.in) is a Government of India initiative under Digital India," the post read.

--With ANI inputs

First published: 21 May 2016, 15:28 IST