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New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) results for Class 10 will be declared at 4 pm today, an official announced on Monday.

"Result for class 10 examination for 2017-18 to be declared on May 29 by 4 p.m., " Anil Swarup, Secretary, HRD Ministry, said in a tweet.

The result for the board's Class 12 exams were declared on Saturday, with the overall pass percentage increasing by 1 per cent to 83.01.

Of the 11,06,772 students who had appeared for the Class 12 examination, 9,18,763 students passed the examination, a statement said.

The exam was held between March 5 and April 27.

The first three spots were bagged by girls and all-India topper, Meghna Srivastava, scored 499 of 500.

In the overall results also, girls performed better than boys by 9.32 per cent, as the pass percentage for girls was 88.31, while is was 78.99 of boys.

Students of Trivandrum region topped with a pass per cent of 97.32, followed by Chennai with 93.87 per cent and Delhi 89 per cent.

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