In the CBSE Class 12 results that were declared today, girls have performed better than boys by registering a higher pass percentage and grabbing the top 2 slots, in terms of the highest marks scored. The topper of CBSE Class 12 exams is Raksha Gopal who comes from Noida in Uttar Pradesh and has scored 99.6 percent marks. Raksha is a student of Amity International School in Noida. At the second spot is Bhoomi Sawant De who comes from Chandigarh and has scored 99.4 percent marks. Bhoomi studied at the DAV School in Chandigarh. The third spot went to boys and it was bagged jointly by Aditya Jain and Mannat Luthra. Both Aditya and Mannat studied at Bhavan Vidyalaya in Chandigarh and they both have scored 99.2 percent marks.
Overall, girls outshine boys, as the total pass percentage of girls is 87.5 percent whereas the pass percentage of boys is 78 percent. The CBSE Class 12 exams were held between March 9 and April 29 and a total of 10,20,762 students appeared in the exams. The exams were conducted at 3,504 centers across the country. Overall pass percentage, including girls and boys, is 82 percent this year, which is slightly less than the 83.05 percent recorded last year. Results for all the 10 regions have been announced simultaneously by CBSE.