NEW DELHI, May 19 � Girls have once again outperformed boys in this year�s ICSE Class-X and ISC Class-XII examinations, the results for which were announced today, reports PTI.
In all, 99.15 per cent girls and 98.19 per cent boys passed the Indian Certificate for Secondary Education (ICSE) exam, while 98.35 per cent girls and 96.36 per cent boys passed the Indian School Certificate (ISC) examination.
Madhavi Singh of Carmel School in Dhanbad and Shalaka Kulkarni of Sulochana Devi Singhania School in Thane jointly topped the Class 10 exam, scoring 98.80 per cent marks.
Similarly, Rohan Sampat of Dubai Model High School stood first in Class 12 exams, scoring 99.50 per cent marks.
This year, 1,32,282 students appeared in the Class 10th exam, while 59,356 candidates appeared in Class 12th exam.