The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Monday declared results for both class XII and class X, with girls once again outshining boys.
Class XII saw a pass percentage of 96.47, while 98.53 per cent students passed class X.
Kolkata Girl Ananya Maity has emerged as the class XII all India topper with 99.5 per cent. Pune’s Muskan Abdulla Pathan and Bengaluru’s Ashwin Rao have jointly topped the class X exams with 99.4 per cent each.
ICSE (class X) and ISC (class XII) Examination, 2017, showed a marginal increase in pass percentages over the previous year’s results, said Gerry Arathoon, CEO of the Council.
In the class XII examination, the pass percentage of girls is 97.73 per cent while that of the boys is 95.39 per cent.
A total of 73,633 students from 988 schools had appeared for the class XII examination which was conducted in 50 written subjects of which 16 were Indian languages, 5 foreign languages and one classical language.
The second position has been jointly shared by four students–Ayushi Srivastava (Lucknow), Devesh Lakhotia (Kolkata), Rishika Dhariwal (Mumbai) and Keerthana Srikanth (Gurgaon)–who have scored 99.25 per cent each.
Five students — Ananth Kothari (Kolkata), Deepthi S (Dehradun), Sougata Chowdhury (Kolkata), Vedanshi Gupta and Yukta Meena (Lucknow) — have jointly bagged the third position with 99 per cent marks.
In the class X examination, the pass percentage of girls is 99.03 per cent and that of the boys stands at 98.13 per cent.
A total of 1,75,299 students from 2,106 schools had appeared for the class X examination which was conducted in 57 written subjects of which 22 are Indian languages, 9 foreign languages and one classical language.
The second rank in class X exams has been jointly shared by Mumbai’s Farzan Hoshi Bharucha and Debasree Pal of 24 Parganas (north) with 99.2 per cent, while the third rank was bagged by Kerala’s Meenakshi S and Pune’s Raghav Singhal with 99 per cent marks.
In terms of region-wise performance, the southern region recorded the highest pass percentage in class XII. The southern and western regions have the highest pass percentage in class X.