NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday announced the results of Class XII examination with Noida girl Raksha Gopal scoring a whopping 99.6 percent to bag the first rank.
The second and third positions were bagged by Chandigarh students Bhumi Sawant and Aditya Jain who scored 99.4 per cent and 99.2 per cent respectively.
Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar spoke to the toppers and congratulated them for their performance.
The all India pass percentage has gone down from 83.05 per cent to 82 per cent this year, a senior CBSE official said.
The board has also started a helpline with toll-free number 18000118004 for psychological counselling post class XII board results.
"65 counsellors will talk to students and parents on the helpline number between 8 am to 10 pm," the official said.
Students can check their results on the official website of the board, http://cbseresults.nic.in.