New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday declared the results for class XII examination, with 82% students passing the exam and girls faring better than boys.

The pass percentage of girls stood at 87.56 as compared to 77.77% of the boys. The overall pass percentage was marginally lower than last year where 82.7% students had passed the exam as against 82% this year.

The results were uploaded on a number of websites including on, and, the board said.

Thiruvananthapuram Region registered the highest pass percentage at 95.41. M. Gayatri of New Green Fields school, New Delhi has topped the exam in the country securing 99.2%.

She scored 496 marks out of 500. In all, 10,40,368 candidates had registered for class XII examination this year, an increase of about 1.2% candidates over that of last year.

Photocopies of the evaluated answer sheets will be provided to the candidate(s) requesting for it and only to those candidates who have applied for verification of marks.

Applications will be accepted by the Board from 13 June to 17 June, CBSE said in a statement.

It also said only those candidates who apply for verification of marks and for obtaining photocopy of the evaluated answer book can apply for re-evaluation in maximum 10 questions each.

The re-evaluation of answer books will be available for subjects such as English Core, English Elective (NCERT), English Elective (CBSE), Hindi Core, Hindi Elective, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Studies, Economics and Accountancy. The compartmental examination will be held on 16 July 2015.

A total of 13,284 students in foreign countries had also appeared in the class XII examination and their pass percentage is 92.31. The second rank has been shared by three students—Mythili Mishra (Noida), B. Arun (Trivendram) and Saurabh Bhambri (Delhi), scoring 495 marks.

The third rank has also been shared by three students Poonam Kumari from Mohindergarh (Haryana), Gurwinder Singh Saini from Jalandhar and N. Nishok Kumar from Chennai, who obtained 494 out of 500 marks.

Students with special needs also performed well in the class XII examination with 123 of them obtaining above 90% marks. “The applications for verification of marks should be made online from 27 May to 2 June, fee for which will be 300 per subject," said CBSE spokesperson Rama Sharma.