CBSE result 2016 class 12: In Delhi, govt schools beat pvt ones; Arvind Kejriwal gives thumbs up

By: | Published: May 21, 2016 11:10 PM

CBSE result 2016 class 12: Delhi's government schools have outperformed private schools in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 results which were declared today.

CBSE result 2016, cbse result 2016 class 12, cbse 12th results 2016, cbse.nic.in results, cbse.nic.in, CBSE results 2016, cbse 12 result 2016, Central Board of Secondary Education, results.gov.in, CBSE result 2016 dateCBSE result 2016 class 12: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter to saying, “am so happy that Delhi govt school students have done so well”. He also congratulated Sukriti Gupta who is the all India topper with 99.4 per cent marks. (In photo: Students celebrating their success at a school after announcement of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 results, in New Delhi on Saturday. PTI)

CBSE result 2016 class 12: Delhi’s government schools have outperformed private schools in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 results which were declared today.

The pass percentage in government schools was 88.98 per cent against 86.67 per cent in private schools. Girls performed better than boys in the national capital too with a pass percentage of 91.71 per cent. The pass percentage of boys in Delhi was 82.51 per cent.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter to saying, “am so happy that Delhi govt school students have done so well”. He also congratulated Sukriti Gupta who is the all India topper with 99.4 per cent marks.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also tweeted, “Delhi govt schools performed better than private schools. Well done! Team Education of Delhi. I’m proud of my team”.

“Result of Pratibha Vikas Vidyalayas (RPVV) is 99.62 per cent. More than Delhi KVs (95.71 pc) & public Schools (86.67 pc).This is a remarkable. 130 Schools achieved 100 pc result against 103 last year. 546 Schools achieved 90 pc and above against 525 schools last year,” he said in a series of tweets.

Kirti Dua of Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya, Civil Lines, has topped the government schools in Delhi in Science stream with 97 per cent marks.

Aman Kumar (RPVV Shalimar Bagh), Parul (RT Ram SV Surhera), Dimpi Vashishth (SKV Model Town) are the toppers in Commerce, Vocational and Arts streams. They have scored 97 per cent, 96.8 and 95.8 per cent marks respectively.

Sisodia, who is also the Education Minister, spoke to the four toppers and congratulated them for their performance.

“This is for the first time in past five years that government schools have performed better than private schools. The pass percentage has also gone up to 88.91 per cent as against 88.11 per cent last year,” a Delhi Government statement said.

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