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CBSE 10th result 2017: Delhi pass percentage falls by 13.67 percent

04:41 PM Jun 03, 2017 | IANS

New Delhi: The pass percentage of the Class X CBSE exam in the Delhi region has fallen to 78.09 percent, a sharp dip of over 13 percent from last year’s 91.06 percent, officials said today.

The Central Board of Secondary Education today announced class X results for five regions – Delhi, Chennai, Allahabad, Dehradun and Trivandrum. Results of the remaining regions will be announced later in the day.

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According to CBSE officials, Delhi recorded a pass percentage of 78.09 per cent against last year’s 91.06 percent, a fall of 13.67 per cent. The pass percentage has been steadily dipping over the years. From a pass percentage of 98.40 in 2013, the number slumped to 91.76 per cent last year. This has further plummeted to 78.09 this year.

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At the national level, too, pass percentages for Class X exams have been slipping since 2014. This year, overall, 90.95 per cent of students who appeared for the exams managed at least a passing grade. This is a few notches below 2014 pass percentage of 98.87 per cent and even last year’s 96.21 per cent.

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