The results for the Class 12 examination were declared by CBSE on May 29 after it decided to not cause any further delay due to the High Court's intervention in scrapping of the moderation policy of awarding grace marks.
This year, Delhi's performance improved by over one per cent as the national capital recorded a pass percentage of 88.37 per cent while it was 87.01 per cent last year.
Delhi government schools' pass percentage stood at 88.27 per cent, while private schools recorded 79.27 pass percentage, CBSE officials said.
The national capital secured the third rank in region-wise result with Trivandrum and Chennai topping the tally.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia congratulated the students on their performance.
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