CBSE 10 result 2016: 96.21 per cent students pass, girls on top 


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the results of class 10 examinations 2016 on its website.

The total pass percentage stands at 96.21 per cent, but it has fallen compared to the previous year in which 97.32 per cent students passed the examinations.

Girls scored higher with an average score of 96.36 per cent while boys averaged 96.11 per cent.

Of the 1,68,541 students who scored a full CGPA of 10 points, 85,316 were male and 83,225 were female students.


A total of 14,91,293 candidates were registered for Class X examination, an increase of about 8.5 per cent candidate over last year.


Independent schools have a pass percentage of 97.72 per cent while government schools recorded a pass percentage of 86.61 per cent.

According to data shared by CBSE, 85.62 percent students of Government aided schools cleared the exam.



  • Pass percentage of 2015 = 97.32
  • Pass percentage of 2016 = 96.21
  • Girls have performed better than boys. Pass percentage of girls is 96.36 as compared to that of boys at 96.11 .
  • Over all pass percentage of Thiruvanathapuram Region is 99.87 which is the highest as compared to other Regions.
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