Pondicherry topped the Chennai region with a pass percentage of 100, in the CBSE Class X examination held in March 2014, followed by Maharashtra, which is also a part of Chennai region, with a pass percentage of 99.89% and Chennai with 99.58 percentages.
A total of 33385 appeared for class X in Maharashtra of which only 2570 took the school based test. Girls outperformed boys in Maharashtra with a pass percentage of 99.91 as compared to the boys’ 99.87.
A total of 28,561 students in Tamil Nadu registered for the school and the board -based Class X examinations, out of which 23,488 students registered for the board-based final examination. Students are given grades on a scale of A1 to E2 and a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) instead of marks. The Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system has benefited students. Students’ performance has been improving each year
Scores of students bagged the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 10. The CBSE, which follows a Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE), releases the results after considering the students’ scholastic and co-curricular performance in Class IX and Class X. Students have the option of taking school-based or board-based exam.
CBSE announced it would conduct post-exam counselling for students from May 20 to June 10. For details, students can call 1800118004 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.