38 disabled students score above 90 percent in CBSE class 10 examMay 29th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Disabled students accounted for 38 out of the 47,821 who scored 90 percent and above in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 10 exams this year.
According to CBSE spokesperson Rama Sharma, 1,681 specially abled children - 264 blind, 154 deaf, 759 physically handicapped, 40 spastic and 510 dyslexic - sat for the class 10 board exams this year.
The pass percentage of disabled students was 90.12 percent, with the Chennai region performing the best with a pass percentage of 95.63 percent.
The pass percentage of disabled students of the Delhi region was 88.96 percent.
The class 10 CBSE results for three zones - Delhi, Guwahati and Allahabad - were declared Friday. The results of the Ajmer, Panchkula and Chennai regions had been declared Tuesday.
A total of 828,598 students - 343,467 girls and 485,131 boys - appeared for the CBSE class 10 exams in India and abroad this year.