NEW DELHI: The wait of over 12 lakh students is finally over as CBSE announces the class 12 results on Board’s official portal today. The Board has made the CBSE result 2020 available on its official website — cbseresults.nic.in.
Like previous years, the Board has declared the class 12 results for Arts, Commerce and Science streams on the same day. Students can check their CBSE class 12 results from the official website of the Board — cbse.nic.in.
CBSE had released the date sheet for board exam 2020 on December 17, 2019. This year, CBSE commenced the Board exams for both classes 10 and 12 on February 15. The exams for the main subjects for class 12 began on February 27, with English paper.
A total of 12,06,893 students had registered for the CBSE class 12 examination which include 5,22,819 girls, 6,84,068 boys and 6 transgenders.
Due to pandemic and subsequent lockdown, CBSE had to postpone some exams and later decided to resume on July 1. However, CBSE later decided to cancel the examinations due to a spike in the covid-19 cases.
The centre on June 25 informed the Supreme Court that the class 12 students who wish to appear for examination will be given an option for the same. The assessment of the students who do not want to appear will be done on the basis of their performance in the last two exams.
This year, CBSE had released admit cards for Board exams online on January 19 and it had QR code in it. CBSE had also increased the number of encrypted question papers from 19 to 50 to ensure the safety in the examination. CBSE had introduced password protected and encrypted question papers following the exam paper leak in 2017.
Last year, CBSE had released the class 12 results on May 2, 2020. Of total 12,05,484 students appeared, 10,05,427 had qualified the examination. The overall pass percentage of the CBSE class 12 result 2019 had recorded 83.40% which was slightly higher (0.39%) than the result of 2018.