CBSE announces Class X exam results for 2019, transgenders outshine boys and girls 

Arunima Bajaj  Tuesday 7th of May 2019 10:31 AM
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New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education, on Thursday, released the results of Class X. The results for all the regions on the board’s official website and

There has been a rise in the pass percentage of 4.40 per cent from last year as the pass percentage touched 91.1 per cent, in 2019, however, the pass percentage is still lower than the pass percentage of CBSE Class X result 2017 – which was 93.06 per cent.

Kerala’s Trivandrum region yet again remains top performer by outperforming itself. There is a rise in pass percentage by 0.25 per cent, from 99.60 per cent in 2018 to 99.85 per cent in 2019.

Girls outperform boys by 2.31 per cent as 92.45 girls passed the exams against 90.14 per cent students, who passed. Transgender students showed the highest pass percentage of 94.74 per cent – which is not only better than both girls and boys but also better than their own result of 83.33 per cent last year.

Thirteen students share the first rank with a score of 499 out of 500 each – Siddhant Pengoriya (Noida), Divyasnh Wadhwa (Noida), Yogesh Kumar Gupta (Jaunpur), Ankur Mishra (Ghaziabad), Vatsal Varshney (Meerut), Manya (Bhatinda), Aryan Jha (Jamnagar), Taru Jain (Jaipur), Bhavana N Sivadas (Kerala), Ish Madan (Ghaziabad), Divjot Kaur Jaggi (Ambala), Apoorva Jain (Ghaziabad), Shivani Lath (Noida).

Around 18 lakh students registered for class 10 board exams. In 2018, the pass percentage of students was 88.67 per cent. Girls had outperformed than boys as 86.07 per cent girls passed the exams against 85.32 percent boys.




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