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Girls outshine boys in Class 10 CBSE exams

Posted on May 20 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, May 20 : Once again, girls have outshone boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 examinations, the results of which were declared Tuesday.

"Girls have done better this year as well. The girls have a pass percentage of 99.06 percent, compared to 98.74 percent of boys," CBSE public relations officer Rama Sharma told IANS.

The overall pass percentage was 98.87 percent - a marginal increase from last year's 98.76 percent.

The highest pass percentage, 99.96 percent, was from Thiruvananthapuram.

CBSE is the national board of education for public and private schools and conducts final examinations for Class 10 and 12.

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