CBSE results for class 12: Delhi government schools outperform private ones once again


Delhi’s pass percentage improved by over one percent in Class XII CBSE examinations, results for which were announced on Sunday, even as government schools outperformed the private ones.delhi government schools outperform

Class XII Delhi region pass percentage is 88.37 percent as compared to 87.01 percent last year.

Delhi government schools’ pass percentage is 88.27 percent, while it is 79.27 percent of the private schools, according to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) officials.

The national capital secured the third rank in region-wise result with Trivandrum and Chennai topping the tally.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia took to Twitter to congratulate the students on their performance.

“Best of wishes to all students who got their CBSE 12th results today. Can’t wait to interact with you, the next batch in Delhi’s colleges! Last year Delhi govt schools had 2 percent better result than private schools, this year it is 9 percent better!,” Sisodia, who is also the education minister, said in a series of tweets.

An elated Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, too tweeted, “Two years ago, I had told the teachers, ‘It’s my responsibility to look after you. You please look after my children (students). Give them decent education.’ They’ve done that.”

In a separate tweet, Kejriwal said, “Proud of all teachers and principals who worked hard with our kids.”

Shagun Goel of DPS RK Puram emerged as the Delhi topper with 98.8 per cent marks.

(With inputs from PTI)


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