Monday: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has declared the Class XII results on Monday. This year too girls have outshined the boys, the pass percentage for girls was 87 per cent while pass percentage for boys was 77 per cent.
The combined pass percentage is 82.10 per cent, which is up by 2 per cent from 2012. The zone with the highest pass percentage is Chennai where 91 per cent of students have cleared their exams.
In all, 9,44,721 lakh students appeared for class 12 board examination this year.
The results are available on the following websites - www.results.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in and www.cbse.nic.in
The results this year in particular assumes significance for students who aspire to make it to the IITs as weightage is given for the Class XII performance. Accordingly, the cut off score for the top 20 percentile will be 391 for general category students this year, the statement said. For OBC, it will be 389, SC 350 and ST 338.
Rank holders in the JEE advance under the new format must be among the top 20 performers for admission to the IITs. CBSE has started a 15-day tele-counselling facility for students beginning on Monday. This year, 45 principals, trained counsellors from CBSE affiliated government and private schools and few psychologists are participating in tele-counselling to address psychological problems of the students.
37 tele-counselling facilities are available in India while 8 are located in Japan, Kuwait, Doha-Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Sultanate of Oman.
Students can dial toll free number 1800 118 004 from any part of the country to get centralised access to CBSE tele-helpline. While the general queries will be answered by the operators, students can connect to the principals or counsellors in case of result related anxiety or stress.
According to the CBSE statement, the first chance compartmental examination will be held on July 16, 2013. Regular candidates will route their requests through the head of institution.
The forms for verification of marks will also be available on the Board's website www.cbse.nic.in. Application can be made either online from the 6th day or offline within 21 days from the date of declaration of result. The fee will be Rs 200 per subject.
For urgent verification, however, applications can be made on-line within 5 days from the date of declaration of result, the statement said. The fee will be Rs 300 per subject. Fee can be remitted either in cash or through demand draft favouring Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education payable at the respective regional offices.
Pursuant to the decision of the Supreme Court, photocopy of the evaluated answer books will also be provided to the candidate on request, the statement said. Applications for the same will be accepted by the Board from 31st day of the declaration of the result on the website.
The students can also call up on the following numbers to check the results - 011-24300699, 011-28127030. The students can also register for SMS alert.
(With Additional Information From PTI)