New Delhi: In view of rising COVID-19 cases CBSE cancelled some of its papers. Several states were prompted to rearrange their academic curriculum. With a revised assessment pattern followed by CBSE to make results this year, CBSE on Monday declared results for Class 12 on the Board’s result portal.
Divyanshi Jain from Uttar Pradesh Lucknow scored 600/600 in Class 12th CBSE exams making a record of 100% result. Also Tushar Singh, a Humanities student scored 500/500. Lucknow In this year 2020, 88.78% students passed the Board Exams with a rise of 5.38% than last year’s result. A total of 10,59,080 students passed where the highest scored percentage among girls is 92.15 per cent and among boys it is 86.19%. With a feather in their caps, girls have performed better than boys by 5.96 per cent this year. Also, pass percentage among transgender students is 66.67%.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) and Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) have topped with 98.70 and 98.62 pass percentages. Thereafter, Thiruvananthapuram region has recorded highest pass percentage as 97.67% and Bengaluru stands at the second spot with 97.05% and Chennai is third with with 96.17% pass percentage.
As per CBSE’s statement, 38,686 scored above 95% and 1,57,934 students have scored more than 90% this year in CBSE Board exams. Revised assessment scheme was followed to prepare CBSE results this year as a few papers were cancelled this year due to COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the going of COVID-19 crisis this year, CBSE awarded average marks in cancelled papers onthe basis of a student’s performance in other subjects.
To the last year, a total of 12,05,484 candidates appeared inthe exams of which around 17k had scored above 95%. For the exams in which students did not appear after cancellation, a method was filed. The students who wrote 4 papers were given marks by calculating an average of best 3 paper samong them. In similar way for students who gave three papers were given marks on the basis of the best two. Also in case of students who appeared in less than two papers, marks were allotted on the basis of practicals and projects.
Union HRD Minister Dr Ramesh Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank congratulated all the students of Class 12 for making such results possible through Twitter. He in his greetings on Twitter added, “Students’ health and quality education are the board’s topmost priority.”
West Bengal’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wished the students for successfully covering an important milestone.
CBSE will conduct Improvement exams for the cancelled papers whenever the situation is favourable. The result will be revised for the students who sit in Improvement Exams.