CBSE 2019: 4 states record more female students than males
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class XII board examinations concluded yesterday, marking the end of 2019 boards. A total of 31,14,831 candidates registered for the board examinations (Class X and Class XII together) this year, including 18,19,077 boys and 12,95,754 girls. However, in four states, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Kerala, Sikkim and Lakshadweep, girls outnumbered boys. Here are the details.
Andaman recorded more girls in both Class X, XII
CBSE, in a notification, confirmed, "In Class X, there were more female candidates than male candidates from Andaman and Nicobar islands (2,322/2,024), Kerala (36,769/36,351), Sikkim (5,115/4,539), Lakshadweep (164/137)." "Similarly, in Class XII, there were more female candidates than male candidates from Andaman and Nicobar islands (2,448/2,261), Sikkim (4,383/3,366), Kerala (56,269/54,980) and Lakshadweep (172/145)," the notification read.
28 transgender students applied for CBSE examinations in 2019
While Delhi saw the maximum number of female candidates with 2,72,271 girls appearing for this year's board examination, Uttar Pradesh recorded maximum number of male candidates at 3,38,613. 28 transgender students and 7,288 children with special needs also appeared for the CBSE exams in 2019. Moreover, 40,493 students, including 20,077 males, 20,219 females and 197 with special needs, appeared in 98 centers abroad.
Result dates to be announced after completion of evaluation process
Meanwhile, the evaluation process has begun last month and the Board is determined to get the results out in record time. "CBSE can announce a result date once the evaluation process, including other processes, gets completed," the CBSE official said. Earlier CBSE also launched a podcast app, Siksha Vani, for all the concerned stakeholders and broadcasts strict guidelines for evaluation on it every week.