Exam results are something not many people look forward to. But they are existent and harsh a reality of life we have to face; not just part of academic life. Recently, we have seen that 12th and 10th board results were declared for central as well as various state boards!
Central Board of Secondary Education- A preview!
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), being the biggest education board in India, it looks after the propagation and development of secondary and higher secondary education in India. The board has been a part of the extensive history that has seen the development of school-level education in India. In the year 1952, the CBSE took the final shape in which it operates today. Currently, the CBSE Board conducts annual examinations like CBSE 10th Board Exams and CBSE 12th Board Exams and several other entrance tests along with it.
Statistics – Numbers which speak themselves!
- Considering the 10th board CBSE result: Nearly 18 lakh students appeared for the exam.
- An exceptional pass percentage of 91.10% was recorded, with a record 97 students topping the exam. Of the total 97, 64 are girls. This is a massive improvement on the pass percentage of 86.70% when compared to last year.
- “Coming to the 12th board CBSE results, we see a pass percentage of 83.4%, which is a meager 0.39% better than the last year’s result. Region wise, Trivandrum recorded the highest pass percentage of 98.20%, which is remarkable.”
- If we talk about state wise board results, a total of 31,95,603 students appeared in the UP board class 10th board exam, conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP). It recorded a pass percentage of 80.06%, which is greater than last year’s 75.16%.
- UP board result for class 12th recorded a pass percentage of 70.6%, with a total of 28.63 lakh students appearing for the exams, in comparison to the 30,17,032 students last year, with a pass percentage of 72.43%.
- Talking about the Maharashtra board results for class 12th, conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or MSBSHSE, a total of 14,21,936 candidates appeared. The pass percentage was recorded at 85.88%, with streamwise pass percentages being – Science: 92.04%, Arts: 76.28 %, Commerce: 88.28%.
- If we take a look at Rajasthan board’s result, around 2,60,617 students appeared for the science board exams, while 42,146 students appeared from the commerce stream and 5,76,835 students from the arts stream. 92.88% was the passing percentage of Science stream and 91.46% was the passing percentage of Commerce stream.
Looking at all the results, we can safely judge that there are certain key aspects that need to be given special focus to, for an exceptional result. The question with which we started what all we learn from exams? Conceptual clarity, firm grip of basic, clarified and mastered aspects so that they can be built upon further. A good way to master the basics is to master the NCERT books. NCERT solutions are very important and should not be neglected while preparing for board exams. The benefits of regular practice should not be overlooked. Simply put, by practicing and revising anyone can have a grip of best results. Take exams with confidence!