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Issue 1872: Issue

Reported by Ambrose Smith, May 27, 2019

In Chennai, 135 examination centres has been identified. A total of 
14 custodian points for question papers has been set up, with a 
senior headmaster in-charge of each. The city police gave 24 hours’ 
protection to these centres, from where questions papers has to be 
despatched for the examination. For every 20 students, one 
examination hall has been earmarked. Nearly 45,891 students from 401 
city schools has appeaed for the examination. The State Government’s 
has announced about the extension of the examination durationin 
2008.So students are happy about they got the additional 10 minutes 
to read the question paper. Our overall pass percentage was better 
than that of the previous year. Last year it was 75.2% but this year 
it is 76.3%. Girls scored more percent than boys this time also. 
Girls overall percentage is 79.6 whereas boys percentage was 72.9. 
This year also no Chennai students were seen in the State ranks. 
State first was bagged by St. Joseph’s Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary 
School’s T.Nivethitha(1183/1200). She is from Tiruchi. Our team 
congratulates her on her achievement. May god wish you all success. 
The Chennai region comprises Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, 
Kerala, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

In Tamil Nadu, the pass percentage was above the regional average at 
95.69%, a tremendous achievement compared to that of the State Board 
students who registered a pass percentage of 84.4%. However, the 
number of CBSE students who appeared in Tamil Nadu was only 5,315, 
whereas in the State Board over 5.87 lakh students wrote the 

Last year only 83% of the candidates passed, N Nagaraju, joint 
secretary, CBSE (Chennai region), said, while releasing the results 
on Wednesday.

“Since the CBSE adopted the High Order Thinking Skills concept this 
year, schools began to prepare students much earlier. With OBC 
reservation in higher education, students realised that they needed 
to perform better to get into professional courses,” said C Sathish, 
principal, DAV Boys Senior Secondary School, Gopalapuram. With 
students complaining about tough questions in mathematics and 
chemistry, the evaluators showed leniency.

This year’s pass percentage is the highest recorded among students 
who have appeared through regular schools since 1994 in the Chennai 
region. Three years ago, the pass percentage was 90.1%, and in 1994 
a record 96.86% of the candidates passed the examination.

The CBSE does not rank students on merit or mention aggregate scores 
in the mark sheet. Instead, it adopts a grading system. No student 
has been declared the official topper, although individual schools 
came up with lists of students who scored above 480.

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