New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday declared results for class 10 students on the basis of alternative assessment method.
In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the board has evaluated students based on their performances at the school level, unit tests, mid-term, and the pre boards. This time also girls have outshined the boys by a margin of 0.35 percentage points.
CitySpidey talked to students to know about their reactions on results. A student from Indian Heights School in Dwarka, Pushkar Mehta said, “I am very happy with my marks. I scored 68 per cent which is more than I expected. I aim to study commerce without maths and I think I will get that stream.”
Sara Maheshwari of Amity International School, Sector 44, Noida had her phone ringing constantly after the results. She scored 98.4 per cent overall with 100 out of 100 in Sanskrit and English.
“Our school conducted multiple pre boards and mock boards. The faculty was very helpful and motivating. My parents and grandparents became my strengths and continuously motivated me to do good in the exams,” said Sara.
Sri Venkateshwar International School, Sector 18, Dwarka listed down three toppers. Pratyush Sinha scored 98.3 per cent, Saransh Sinha 97.8 per cent and Akshat Jain 97.5 per cent.
Ayesha and Talat Syed from NK Bagrodia Public School, Dwarka scored 99.4 per cent. Queen's Valley School, Sector 8, Dwarka also listed down their toppers, Ashi Goel scored 97 per cent, Iha Goyal 98 per cent, Hemakshi Jain 99.6 per cent, Riya 98.4 per cent and Mansi Solanki 97.8 per cent.
Principal of Queen's Valley School, Dwarka, Namita Sharma said, “The results are encouraging this year for all despite the pandemic. I am happy that students devoted and parents supported them in such a crisis to do their best. Now I would wish all the best to all the students who completed their 10th and 12th this year.”
The CBSE declared the results at 12 pm on Tuesday. Out of the total 21,13,767 registered candidates, the results of 20,97,128 students have been released. Results of 16,639 students will be declared at a later date.
This year, the class 10 students have recorded an overall pass percentage of 99.04 per cent, which is quite high in comparison to last year. In 2020, a pass percentage of 91.46 was recorded. Girls have performed better than boys in class 10. 99.24 per cent of girls have cleared the exam whereas the pass percentage for boys was 98.89 per cent.