CBSE 10th and 12th exams begin on March 1; over 25 lakh students to appear

CBSE 10th and 12th exams begin on March 1The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations for 10th and 12th standard have begun from March 1, 2016.  While around 15 lakh students are appearing for the class 10th exam this year, the 12th standard will see over 10.5 lakh candidates taking the test. According to CBSE 2016 date sheet, the class 10th exams will continue till March 28 and exams for class 12th will be held till April 26.

 

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According to the data released by CBSE, the number of registered students for class 10th in the year 2016 is 14,99,122 with an increase of 9.14% from 2015, which saw 13,73,853 registrations. Similarly, the total number of students who registered for class 12th exam in 2016 went up by 2.65%, with a total of 10,67,900 candidates in comparison to 10,40,368 students in 2015.

In a pre-exam statement, CBSE has announced that the results for class 10th and 12th are expected to be announced in the month of May or June, 2016.

In 2015, CBSE declared the result for 10th standard on May 28 and for class 12th on May 25. Last year, 97.32% students of the 10th standard cleared the Board exam, while the overall pass percentage for class 12th stood at 82%.

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