Ground Report| Dehradun
Students of Doon Heritage School, in Dehradun of Uttarakhand, excelled in the CBSE class X results declared recently. With an overall 100 percent pass percentage, three students from the school secured 97 percent marks in the results. Reet Babar scored the highest marks in the school followed by Chitra Jain followed by Hari Om Pandey and Mahi Rehman.
The students credited their success to their parents, school and the guidance of their teachers.
Following the announcement of results, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar congratulated the students and said, “Congratulations to over 16 lakh students who have succeeded in #CBSE Xth board examinations and best of luck for those who couldn’t make this time but will make it in next attempt. The overall pass percentage has increased by 4.40 per cent from 80.70 per cent in 2018 to 91.10 per cent in 2019.” The HRD minister also congratulated the Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV schools) and JNV schools for better pass percentage.
The Board on Monday said that there has been a rise of 4.4 per cent pass percentage compared to 2018, in which girls have once again outshined boys. Around 18 lakh students had appeared for the exam across India. Last year, over 16 lakh had given their class 10 exams. To clear the exam, candidates need to score at least 33 per cent based in theory as well as practical and aggregate score. In 2018, the pass percentage of students was 88.67 per cent. Girls had outperformed than boys as 86.07 per cent girls passed the exams against 85,32 per cent boys.
The students can check the results through the official websites- results.nic.in, cbseresults.nic.in and cbse.nic.in.