On the 13th and 15th of July, the Central Board of Secondary Education declared class 12th and 10th results respectively on their official website. A total of 10.59 lakh students had appeared for the exams with about 88.78 percent of them being successful in passing the exams. The pass percentage this year is an improvement from the year 2019 where about 83.40 percent of students were meritorious. Whereas, the results for class 10 are scheduled were declared on the 15th of July with the pass percentage being 91.46 percent with an increase of 0.36 percent since last year.
This year, CBSE conducted most of the class 10th and 12th examinations in February and March with a few examinations being canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. CBSE is also asserting the result without holding assessments. In the case of students who have appeared for more than three topics, the ‘common of the best three performing topics’ might be provided for topics for which the examination couldn’t be held.
For students who have appeared in assessments in the best three topics, the common of marks received in ‘first-class performing topics’ may be presented for papers for which exam was not held. For the few students who were able to give only 1 or 2 subjects, the result will be evaluated based on overall performance in seemed topics and overall performance in internal or sensible or project-based assessment, as per the board and the students of class 12th can opt to appear for the examination if they’re no longer satisfied with their results.
12th-grade Results 2020
This year, girls secured a pass percentage of 92.15 percent, while 86.19 percent was the passing percentage of boys. Transgender students secured 66.67 percent as their pass percentage. A total of four hundred students’ results were withheld and could be introduced later.
CBSE did not officially release a merit list because of some exams getting canceled but Divyanshi Jaiswal bagged the top spot by securing 100 percent. She scored full marks all of the subjects attempted by her. Meanwhile, she wasn’t able to attempt the geography exams because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The board ran into a technical glitch in announcing the results as even after six hours, students were finding it difficult to enter the official website to check their results, however, the website was back to work after some time and the officials also informed that the results of the students had been sent to their respective schools already and could be checked by the email IDs assigned to the students.
Class 10th Results
This year, girls have outscored the boys with a bypass percentage of 93.31 at the same time as the pass percentage for boys is 90.14%. A general of 2.23% of students or 41,804 students have scored greater than 95% marks in CBSE 10th examination this year in which around eighteen lakh students appeared. The results were declared on the official website of CBSE.
Timeline of CBSE 2020 Results
The coronavirus pandemic outbreak not only hampered this year’s educational schedule but also had an effect on the approaching academic year and the CBSE exams had a lot of issues to deal with this year.
- February 2020: Before the lockdown became imposed, it became the North East Delhi rebel which hampered examinations and caused the postponement of numerous papers of class 10, 12 at Maujpur-Babarpur areas.
- March 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic hit the CBSE examinations and a week later, the lockdown was announced which postponed the exams that had yet to take place.
- April 2020: CBSE announced that it would conduct the exams of only 29 subjects which were essential for admission to colleges and universities while the rest would be based on internal assessment.
- May 2020: CBSE announced the time table for the pending twenty-nine exams to be conducted from the 1st of July to the 15th of July across the country.
- June 2020: Deviating slightly from its in advance stance, CBSE determined in opposition to conducting the 10 board exams, whilst 12th-grade students had been to have an option to appear for the pending exams later. The students who felt they have been deprived via the internal assessment option had been given a chance to decide for improvement checks at a later date.
- July 2020: The board announced the results of 12th grade on the 13th of July and the results of 10th grade on the 15th of July.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, schools have not resumed and hence the board has scrapped the syllabus of class 9th to 12th by thirty percent to adjust according to the current situation. For the academic year 2020-21, CBSE has completely omitted certain topics such as nationalism, federalism, etc from the syllabus of class 11th political science syllabus. For classes 8 and below, schools have been granted the authority to adjust the syllabus according to themselves which was done to make up for the lost academic year because of the global pandemic.