Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) have declared the Class 10th result today. Four students from the different states have grabbed the top position by scoring 499 out of 500 marks and as per the reports, 86.7% of the students have qualified for the higher education.
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar expressed his greeting for all those who have cleared the examination.
He said, “Congratulations to those who’ve succeeded. 10th CBSE board exam was conducted after 10 years. This is basically preparation for 12th board. Those students who’ve got compartment should prepare again and I’m sure they’ll do well”.
The four students who topped the 10th exam and have secured 499 marks out of 500 marks includes Prakhar Mittal from DPS Gurugram, Nandini Garg from Scottish International School in Shamli, Rimzhim Agarwal from RP Public School in Bijnor and Sreelakshmi G from Bhavan’s Vidyalaya in Cochin.
As per the reports, Thiruvanthapuram have topped among other states with the passing per cent of 99.6 followed by Chennai with 97.37 percentage. Among the differently-abled students, Sanya Gandhi from Uttam School (Ghaziabad) and Anushka Panda from Suncity (Gurugram) have secured the first position by scoring 484 out of 500 marks.
The government run school performed better than the private schools as government school Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalas (JNV) have got passing percent of 95.96% and Kendriya Vidyalayas secured 95.96% while their private counterpart have got 89.49%.
The 2018 batch of class 10th was the first batch who appeared for the Board examination after Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) have been scrapped and Board exams was reintroduced.
According to the Controller of examination KK Choudhary, “The decision has been taken not because schools were not able to conduct the exams properly, but because the CCE was not feasible for pan-India exams”.