Delhi stood eighth out of a total of 10 CBSE regions, where 98.81 percent girls and 97.88 percent of boys passed in the exam.

Delhi had registered a pass percentage of 98.40 percent last year.

According to a CBSE statement, Chennai occupied the second position after Thiruvanthapuram with a pass percentage of 99.68 percent followed by Patna at 99.51 percent and Panchkula at 99.43 percentage.

As far as the performance of school goes, Kendriya Vidyalayas' fared better than schools in other categories, registering a pass percentage of 99.58 percent.

It is followed by Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas' where the pass percentage stood at 99.27 percent.

"Independent" schools were also not far behind as they posted a pass percentage 99.04 percent followed by government schools which showed a pass percentage of 98.78 percent.

However, the pass percentage of all these categories of schools dropped in comparison to last year except for JNV which posted about 2 percent increase in pass percentage.

Last year, it had registered a pass percentage of 97.40 percent.

KVs had posted a pass percentage of 99.80 percent in 2013 while it dropped to 99.58 percent this year.

Delhi region, however, did not register any "unfair means cases" this year, where overall such cases across the country stood at 10.


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