Girls score better than boys in CBSE Class 12th result

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The board declared the results at around 10.20 am. According to Vandana Joshi, vice principal of DPS Bopal, 355 students appeared for the class 12 exams. Commerce students Mannat Luthra and Aditya Jain jointly bagged the third rank with 99.2 per cent. Raksha, a humanities student at Amity International School, Noida, said she was expecting a "good" result but was surprised to find that she was just two marks short of a ideal 100. Pranshul Thakur, a science stream student of Delhi Public School, Nacharam in the city scored a whopping 98.8 per cent. Thakur told Express that he planned to study engineering but, unlike the scores of others who pursue the field in hopes of attaining high-paying software job, he wants to get into research and development. The all-India pass percentage stood at 82 per cent, a point lower than last year's overall percentage of 83 per cent. Students scoring in the 95-100 percentage range have increased to 10,091 from last year's 9351.

Apply based on marks, don't worry about how the moderation row will pan out Despite a delay due to confusion over a Delhi High Court ruling on marks moderation, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released Class XII results on Sunday morning. Like in 2016, girls have outdone the boys by 9.5 per cent this year as well. Only 8,37,229 students managed to pass this year, the board said.

Ajay K. Raj from St. Thomas Central School in Thiruvananthapuram topped in the differently abled category with 490 marks out of a maximum of 500 marks. K. Prateeksha Menon scored the highest marks in psychology (96).Kennedy High the Global School continued its academic success with 100% result this year too with the highest scores being 96 in English, 93 in biology, 91 in maths, 95 in physics and chemistry, 95 in information pr. "Also congrats to students of all boards", Javadekar said in a video message to students.

With the flawless score in three subjects - English core, Political Science and Economics - she aims to pursue Political Science Honours.

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In a video message to students, the Minister advised students who could not perform well that "the defeat is not final unless we keep trying".

"Shri Modi rose to this position from a humble background proving that anything is possible with hard work, grit and determination", he said. Aditya and Mannat were students of commerce at Bhavan Vidyalaya.

The results this year were delayed as the CBSE had proposed to scrap the moderation policy on April 25.

However, Delhi High Court shot down the proposal, saying the rules can not be changed at the eleventh hour.

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