As per the board, 51.15 per cent of regular candidates or 186,586 out of 364,800 candidates who appeared, passed the examination.
The pass percentage last year was 50.49 per cent
Girl candidates did better in the results with 55.34 per cent passing the examination while the pass percentage among boys was only 47.61.
Kartik, a student from Jind town, topped the examination with 498 marks out of 500.
Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said on Monday that the board had introduced digital locker for the first time for the convenience of students from where they could download results and certificates.
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