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CBSE Class 10 results: Delhi ranked 9th despite improvement in pass percentage

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New Delhi, May 6 (PTI) While the pass percentage of Delhi has improved in Class 10 examination when compared to last year, it is lagging far behind other states and has been ranked ninth in top ten states. The results for the Class 10 examination was announced by the Central Board of Secondary Education on Monday. Delhi recorded a pass percentage of 78.62 per cent last year and improved it to 80.97 pc this year. The Trivandrum region scored the best pass percentage at 99.85 per cent followed by Chennai (99 pc) and Ajmer (95.89 pc). The pass percentage of Panchkula, Prayagraj, Bhubaneswar, Patna and Dehradun, was 93.72 pc, 92.55 pc, 92.32 pc, 91.86 pc and 89.04 pc, respectively. The Guwahati region has been ranked tenth with a pass percentage of 74.49 per cent. A total of 2,60,789 candidates had appeared for the Class 10 examination from the Delhi region. Shivika Dudani from Amity International School Pushp Vihar shared the second rank with 24 others by scoring 498 out 500 marks. Arnav Singh, Mallika Ajmani, Neha Jain, Kalpana Kumari, Sejal Saxena and Khushi Rawat from Delhi are among the 59 students who have shared the third rank with 497 marks. PTI GJS GJS ABH ABH

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