CBSE Class 10 Results: 99.04% Students Pass, PM Modi Extends His Congratulations

Girls have performed better than boys by 0.35 percent in the CBSE class 10 board exams.

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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the results for Class 10 at 12 pm on Tuesday, 3 August.

Later on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the students on successfully passing the examinations. He also extended his best wishes to the students for their future.

In a tweet, the prime minister said, "Congratulations to my young friends who have successfully passed the CBSE Class X examinations. My best wishes to the students for their future endeavours."

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also congratulated the students, stating that the past year had been challenging and praised the the work put in by teachers, students and parents.

Pradhan tweeted that he wished for a healthy and bright future of all the students that have cleared the CBSE Class X examination. He also urged the students to not lose heart and to continue working hard to meet their expectations.


The Class 10 results can be accessed from or or DigiLocker. Students would require their roll number to access the results.

Students can search for their roll number using the finder on:

In addition, registered candidates can also view their result on IVS, SMS, DigiLocker, and Umang App.

The results of 20,97,128 candidates have been declared, while that of 16,639 students is still under process.

99.04 percent of the candidates whose results have been declared have passed.

2.76 percent of the students have passed with a percentage higher than 95 percent. 9.58 percent of the students have scored between 90 and 95 percent.

Girls have performed better than boys by 0.35 percent.

Trivandrum has the highest pass percentage of 99.99 percent, while Guwahati has the lowest with 90.54 percent.

The CBSE Class 10 Board Exams had been cancelled on 14 April this year, in view of the pandemic.

Earlier on Friday, CBSE had announced the Class 12 results, with 99.37 percent of the total candidates having passed the examinations.

How Are the Marks Calculated?

According to the evaluation criteria released by CBSE on 1 May this year, the marks for Class 10 will be calculated out of a total of 100 marks, out of which 20 marks will be based on internal assessment, and the remaining 80 marks will be based on the performance of the student in the various exams conducted by the school throughout the academic year.

Of these 80 marks, 10 marks will be based on periodic/unit tests, 30 marks will be based on half-yearly/mid-term exams, and 40 marks will be based on pre-board exams.

If a candidate is not satisfied with their result, they will be allowed to sit for the exams on a later date, to be decided by CBSE.

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