Published On : Mon, May 25th, 2015

CBSE results: Delhi girl M Gayatri tops with 99.2%, Nagpur region dipped to 91.4% this year from 92.89%

Nagpur:M Gayatri of New Green Field School in Saket, Delhi, has scored the highest marks in the CBSE Class 12 exams this year. She scored a total of 496 out of 500 (99.2%). Mythili Mishra from Amity International School, Noida, Saurabh Bhambri of KRM World School, Greater Kailash II, Delhi, and B Arjun of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram, were placed second with a score of 495 out of 500 (99%). Gayatri is from commerce stream, while both Mythili and Saurabh are from humanities.

Last year’s topper, Sarthak Aggarwal scored a total of 99.6%: the highest ever in CBSE Class 12.

In the results announced today, girls once again outperformed boys with a pass percentage of 87.56%. Boys could only score a distant 77.77%. The overall pass percentage this year is 82%. Last year it was a shade better at 82.70%.

The pass percentage of Chennai region, which includes Nagpur, dipped to 91.4% this year from 92.89%, but it bagged the second position across the country.

In this region too, girls fared better than boys with a pass percentage of 92.13%, as compared to the 90.32% of boys. Last year, girls scored 93.13% and boys lagged behind with a little over 90%.