Nagpur News: The CBSE Class 12 Results 2013 declared on Monday morning have a total pass percentage standing at 82.10 per cent, an increase of about two per cent over the last year.
The CBSE statement said that girls have once again outshined the boys and the Chennai region is ahead of others in the overall pass percentage.
In all, 9,44,721 students registered for the Class XII examination this year, which was also an increase of 15.81 per cent over 2012.
The results this year in particular assumes significance for students who aspire to make it to the IITs as weightage is given for the Class XII performance.
Accordingly, the cut off score for the top 20 percentile will be 391 for general category students this year, the statement said. For OBC, it will be 389, SC 350 and ST 338.
Rank holders in the JEE advance under the new format must be among the top 20 performers for admission to the IITs.