The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday announced the results for Class 10 examination and once again girls outshined boys with a pass percentage of 92.45 per cent.
While girls outperformed boys by 2.31 percent with a 92.45 percent pass percentage over 90.14 percent of boys, transgender students scored even better with a pass percentage of 94.74 percent. This is even higher than their pass percentage of 83.33 percent in 2018.
This year, Bhavana N Sivadas from Kerala has topped the CBSE Class-10th Exams with 499 marks out of 500.
As many as 13 students scored 499 out of 500 marks this year in the CBSE Class 10 exams 2019. In a close second, 25 students scored 498 out of 500 marks, and 58 students scored 497 out of 500 marks.
Siddhant Pengoriya from Lotus Valley International School in Noida is among the 13 toppers who scored 499 out of 500 in the CBSE Class 10 2019 exams. The other toppers are Divyansh Wadhwa, Yogesh Kumar Gupta, Ankur Mishra, Vatsal Varshney, Manya, Aryan Jha, Taru Jha, Bhavana Sivadas, Ish Madan, Divjot Kaur Jaggi, Apoorva Jain, and Shivani Lath.
Trivandrum was the best performing region with 99.85% students passing the exam, followed by the Chennai region with a pass percentage of 99%, and Ajmer region with 95.89% pass percentage.
The results can be accessed at the official website, cbse.nic.in, and cbseresults.nic.in