Students of Panchkula region in Haryana bagged the highest CGPA score in the CBSE 10th exam in the country, followed by Chennai and Patna regions.

Out of the students who appeared in Panchkula region, 15,479 scored the highest CGPA. Students from Chennai gave close competition, with 15,471 making it to the top-most grade level. In Patna, 13775 were among the highest scoring in the country.

A total of 8,026 students from the national capital achieved the highest CGPA. “A total of 581 students appeared from our school and all of them have passed. A total of 136 scored 100 percent, with which we are extremely happy," DK Saini, Principal of Delhi Public School (RK Puram), said.

A total of 7,470 Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) students scored a CGPA of 10 along with 606 government school students, 42 government-aided school students, seven students from Central Tibetan Schools Administration (CTSA), 84,124 independent students and 2,225 students from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated those who passed the examination. "To all my young friends who passed the CBSE Class X exams- Congratulations and best wishes for the continuing academic journey," he tweeted.

The CGPA is the average of grade points obtained in all the subjects excluding the sixth additional subject. Students have the option of taking school-based or board-based exams.

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