New Delhi: The fate of nearly 12 lakh students will be decided today with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declaring the results of Class 12 board examinations, putting an end to weeks of uncertainty.

Students will be able to access their results on the CBSE’s official website:, or Students will also be able to check their CBSE Class 12 result via Google Search after it collaborated with the board in end April.

The overall pass percentage this year has improved to 83.01% from last year’s 82.02%.

Meghana Srivastava from Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, has topped the exam with 499 out of 500 marks: English core (99), History (100), Geography (100), Psychology (100) and Economics (100). She is a student of Step By Step School, Noida, and is from the Humanities stream.

Anoushka Chandra, also a humanities stream student from a school in Ghaziabad, was the second topper with 498 marks: English core (98), History (100), Political Science (100), Economics (100) and Psychology (100).

Seven students got the third rank with all of them scoring 99.4%, or 497 out of 500 marks.

According to CBSE officials, 12,737 students have scored 95% and above marks, while 72,599 candidates have scored 90% and above marks. The first and second toppers were from the Arts/Humanities stream, they added.

Thiruvananthpuram has recorded the highest pass percentage at 97.32, followed by Chennai with 93.87%. The national capital Delhi has recorded 89% pass percentage.

Girls have secured a pass percentage of 88.31%, while the boys just managed 78.99%

Apart from Google, Microsoft has also partnered with CBSE to host the board exam results on

Students can also check there results via SMS Organizer as well. Here is how to get CBSE Class 12 results on SMS Organizer:

Step 1: Look out for the notification from SMS Organizer to register for CBSE results. (Download SMS Organizer for Android if you don’t have it installed on your smartphone.)

Step 2: Click on the notification and fill your details like your roll number, school code, and date of birth to complete registration.

Step 3: On result day, watch out for the notification for your result and click to see your score card!

Nearly 12 lakh students had registered for CBSE Class 12 examinations or All India Senior Secondary level exams this year, which were conducted from 4 March to 13 April 2018, at 4,138 centres in India and 71 centres abroad.

The board this year also conducted the re-examination for CBSE Class 12 Economics paper after reports of paper leak were confirmed. The re-examination of economics paper was conducted on 25 April.

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