New Delhi: Meghna Srivastava from Ghaziabad has emerged as the all India topper of the CBSE Class 12 Board exams, the results of which were declared today on the boards’s official website cbse.nic.in. Meghna topped the CBSE All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE) also known as Class 12 Board exams by scoring 499 marks out of 500. Anoushka Chandra with 498 out of 500 marks is the second all India topper.
Meghna scored 100 marks in History, Psychology, Geography and Economics respectively, the topper just fell short of 1 mark in English Core, scoring 99 in the subject.
Girls outperform boys
The girls have outperformed boys with about 9.32 percent. The girls have scored 88.31 per cent while the boys are at 78.99 per cent. The pass percentage of Delhi region has seen a marginal increase with 89 per cent this year while in 2017, it was 88.37 per cent. This year, 72,599 candidates scored 90 per cent and above marks and 12,737 students have got 95 per cent and above marks. Seven students with 497 out of 500 marks are in third place.
The Pass Percentage
The pass percentage this year stands at 83.01, reports said, with Trivandrum topping the list at a pass percentage of 97.32 percent. Chennai stood second with a pass percentage of 93.87 percent followed by Delhi at 89 percent,