The results were declared across the country today except Patna region, with the total pass percentage standing at 81.71 per cent, an increase of 1.84 per cent over last year, said a statement issued by the CBSE.
In all, 770043 candidates registered for Class XII examination this year, which was also an increase of about 9.85 per cent over last year.
Girls continued to fare better than boys with 86.93 per cent clearing the exam as compared to that of boys at 77.83 per cent.
Among the regions, Chennai region put up the best performance with a pass percentage of 91.32.
It also said that pass percentage of regular students stood at 83.66 as compared to 45.41 in case of private/ patrachar candidates. In Delhi, the pass percentage stood at 85.45 per cent.
Girls fared much better than boys with 89.72 per cent clearing the exam as against 81.58 per cent for boys.
Among the institutions, students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya put up a good show with 96.89 per cent of them passing the exam. The pass percentage of schools under Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan stood at 93.38.
The pass percentage of Government schools stood at 83.98 and Government aided schools at 79.54. The pass percentage of private schools stood at 45.41 per cent.
The schools under the Delhi region have been advised to collect the results from the office of the respective Deputy Director of Education, Delhi after 2 pm today (May 13).
The first chance compartmental examination across the country will commence on July 16, 2011, the statement said, adding regular candidates will route their requests through the head of institution.
The facility of verification of marks will also be available to all, with the forms for verification of marks being made available on the Board's official website www.cbse.nic.in and for further details click here.