The much-awaited CBSE Class 12 exams have been announced today. The results of 2021 show a pass percentage of 99.37 per cent. Owing to the covid-19 pandemic that resulted in the cancellation of exams, the merit list of students who topped wasn’t announced.
Becoming a part of the pass list were 12,96,318 students with girls taking a higher percentile than boys. Girls’ performance was 0.54 per cent better than boys. The former celebrated a result of 99.67 per cent while boys had it as 99.13 per cent. When compared to 2020, this year saw a much better pass percentage with an increase of 10.59 per cent.
The Central Board of Secondary Education released the Class 12 results on its official websites- cbseresults.nic.in and cbse.nic.in. To avoid stress among students if the servers get stuck due to heavy traffic, the board activated 3 links to allow students to download their results. Here are the three portals-
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CBSE Class 12 Result Direct Link 1 covid-19 pandemic
Apart from these links, students can also get their marks sheet from DigiLocker app. This will include all important documents required including pass certificates, scorecards, skill certificates, and migration certificates on this app by logging into the account.
Similar to “Improvement exams” available for intermediate students, 12th graders will be permitted to write the exams which were canceled. These optional exams will be available for any student who wishes to improve his/her scores. They will be held when the Centre believes the pandemic situation is conducive enough. Marks obtained after these exams by students who opt for them will be considered as the final results.
In an attempt to avoid mentioning the term “Fail”, the Central Board of Secondary Education issued such results as “Essential Repeat”. The same has been sent to students and declared on the website.
When last year’s tallies are held for comparison, 2020 witnessed a rise of 5.38 per cent in the pass percentage from 2019. This time too, a greater number of girls had passed as their result was 92.15 per cent while boys’ was 86.19 per cent. 66.67 per cent was the pass percentage of transgender students.
Last year, a total of 88.78 per cent of students had passed, an increase of 5.38 per cent from 2019. The pass percentage among girls in 2020 was 92.15 per cent, and among boys, it was 86.19 per cent. Girls had done better than boys by 5.96 per cent. The pass percentage among transgender students was 66.67 per cent.