New Delhi, May 21: Results of Class 12th board examination was released by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday. The results were disclosed in the morning at 10:30 AM. Within hours, the board declared the passing percentage among boys as 78.85 per cent, whereas. 88.58 per cent female candidates cleared the exams. Most of the students who were unsuccessful, failed to clear their examinations due to the Math paper, which had the most difficult questionnaire among all other papers. However, the examiners adopted no leniency while checking the math paper, and have instead claimed that the tough question sets would prevail in the upcoming years as well. (ALSO READ: CBSE Class 12th Result 2016 declared: How to access digital mark sheet on DigiLocker at www.digilocker.gov.in)Also Read - NEET UG 2021 Latest Update: From Justice AK Rajan Committee to Maharashtra Congress, Demand Grows to Cancel Medical Entrance Exam

The Mathematics examinations were conducted on March 14. The test left most of the appeared candidates with teary eyes. Not only were the questions extremely difficult, the pattern of marking was contrary to what the board adopted in recent years. High Order Thinking (HTC) questions, which are usually placed in the final part of question paper, carrying 6 marks each, were presented in the earlier section, with only 4 marks. Most of the candidates had failed to complete the paper. Also Read - Board exams 2022: CBSE Announces BIG Relief For Students Who Have Lost Parents to COVID-19. Details Here

“Either the board should reconducted the exams, or adopted a liberal attitude at the time of checking,” Mathematics professor Rakesh Sharma said while speaking to news agency IANS. However, CBSE teachers who corrected the math paper denied adopting a soft method while marking the students. Since the board did not send any such guidelines to the examiners, the pattern of correction remained as usual. Also Read - CBSE CTET 2021 Registration Begins Today, Apply At ctet.nic.in | Check Important Details Here