Results for Delhi and Dehradun regions announced on Thursday

Girls have again outshone boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 examinations, the results of which were declared on Thursday. Girls have recorded a pass percentage of 88.52 per cent, while boys have a pass percentage of 78.27 per cent.

“The difference between the pass percentage of girls and boys is 10.25 per cent, with the girls doing much better,” CBSE public relations officer Rama Sharma told IANS. The overall pass percentage for 2014 — 82.66 percent — recorded a marginal increase of 0.5 per cent over last year’s 82.10 per cent. The highest pass percentage, 94.26 percent, was from Thiruvananthapuram. “Delhi’s pass percentage is 86.78 per cent,” Mr. Sharma added.

The CBSE on Thursday announced the results for Delhi and Dehradun regions, and six other regions a day earlier. Students can access the results on,, and also through SMS and an Interactive Voice Respose System (IVRS). CBSE is the national board of education for public and private schools and conducts final examinations for Class 10 and 12.

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