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The total pass percentage for the country this year is 83.4% 
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CBSE announces Class XII board exam results; check scores here

Results have been displayed on the official website of the Central Board of Secondary Education -- cbse.nic.in and cbseresults.nic.in

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Guwahati: The Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday declared the results for Class XII examinations that were held in the month of February and March this year.

Candidates can check out the results on the official website of the CBSE -- www.cbse.nic.in and cbseresults.nic.in.

Joint toppers for the exam, Hansika Shukla and Karishma Arora, scored 499 marks out of 500.

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The total pass percentage for the country this year is 83.4% with the highest recorded in Thiruvananthapuram at 98.2 %, followed by Chennai at 92.93% and Delhi at 91.87%. The percentage of students who passed from international schools is 95.43%.

Kendriya Vidyalayas had a pass percentage of 98.54% while government schools and private schools had a lower pass percentage of 88.49% and 82.59%, respectively.

A total of 13 lakh students appeared in the CBSE examinations for Class XII for the academic session 2018-2019.