The month-long wait for nearly 12 lakh students has finally ended with the CBSE declaring the Class 12 results this afternoon. The topper, Meghana Srivastava from Uttar Pradesh’s Noida, got 499 out of 500 marks.
Meghna Srivastava marks: English core-99, History-100, Geography-100, Psychology-100, Economics-100
The second topper, Anoushka Chandra, also from Uttar Pradesh, is just one mark behind with 498.
Anoushka Chandra marks: English core-98, History-100, Political Science-100, Economics-100, Psychology-100
Third is Chahat Bodhraj from Rajasthan, with 497 marks, rounding off an all-girl podium.
Girls yet again outperformed boys with an overall passing percentage of 88.31 compared to 78.09 of boys.
The overall pass percentage is 83.01 and the top three regions are Trivandrum with 97.32 per cent, Chennai with 93.87 per cent and Delhi with 89.
List of CBSE toppers 2018
CBSE pass percentage 2018: Overall pass percentage is 83.01%
The top three regions are-
• Trivandrum (97.32%)
• Chennai (93.87%)
• Delhi (89%)