With a pass percentage of 91.41 per cent, girls once again outshone boys in the Maharashtra Board Class X examination results of which were declared.
The overall pass per percentage of 89.56 per cent has been dropped by 1.90 per cent as compared to last year, Chairman of the Maharashtra Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, Gangadhar Mhamane said.
In what seems to be a tradition now, girls once again outperformed boys with passing percentage of 91.41 per cent against 87.98 per cent.
Konkan division registered the highest pass percentage with 96.56 among nine divisions of the board, whereas, Latur division was lowest with pass percentage of 81.54 per cent.
Division-wise pass percentage — Pune 93.30, Nagpur 85.34, Aurangabad 88.05, Mumbai 91.90, Kolhapur 93.89, Amaravati 84.99, Nashik 89.61, Latur 81.54, and Konkan 96.56.
Out of total 16,07,411 registered students,16,01,406 appeared for the exam and 14,34,143 students successfully passed the Secondary School Certificate (Class X) examination.