The Central Board of Secondary Education, or CBSE, has released the Class 12 exam results today, May 12, on its official website.
CBSE Controller of Examinations, Sanyam Bhardwaj, stated that approximately 17 lakh students appeared for the Class 12 exams this year. Among them, girl students have once again performed well, achieving a pass percentage of over 90 percent.
“Around 17 lakh candidates appeared in the class 12 board exams. The result percentage is a little lesser than last year. Girls have again performed very well, more than 90% pass percentage was recorded in girls,” Sanyam Bhardwaj.
Bhardwaj also informed that the compartment exam for the students who have secured less than 33 percent marks, in any subject out of five subjects, will be conducted in July this year.
“If any student scores less than 33% marks in one subject out of 5, they have to clear the compartment exam which will be conducted in July,” he added.
He also underlined that this year’s result percentage is slight lesser than last year percentage.
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According to CBSE, this year's pass percentage is 87.33 percent, which is higher than the pass percentage in the pre-Covid period in 2019, which was 83.40 percent.
In an effort to discourage unhealthy competition, the Board has decided not to award first, second, or third divisions to students. However, it will issue merit certificates to the top 0.1 percent of students who have achieved the highest marks in their subjects.
As per the Board, the best pass percentage is recorded from Thiruvananthapuram with 99.91 percent students have cleared the tough exam with good marks. Prayagraj is in the bottom of the list with 78.05 percentage.
It is to be noted that the Class 12 Results 2023 will also be available on the DigiLocker and students who have an account on the government service, need to activate it. The students can take help of their schools for it.
For more details and queries, students are advised to visit the official website of the CBSE.