MUMBAI: Two years of mostly online education and a pair of exams later, two students from Navi Mumbai Public School in Delhi, Mahika Gupta and Visharad Srivastava, got the perfect score in the CBSE class results 10 Friday. CBSE has not released an official merit list even this year.
The results rejoiced many, as the school board had the highest number of students scoring 90% and 95% in four years, including last year when no exams were held. organized. Compared to 2020, the number of 95%+ scorers jumped over 55% in the country from 41,806 to 64,908. The elite group of 90%+ scorers numbered nearly 2.37 lakh students, up from 1.84 lakh in 2020.
While the overall pass rate in the country improved by about 3 percentage points to 94.4% compared to 2020, the performance of the state fell from 98.2% (in 2020) to 97 .4%.
The CBSE results will trigger the college freshman admissions process statewide. CBSE and ICSE students will compete for places in top colleges. The elite club of 90% among SSC students has shrunk this year.