A total of 86.69 per cent of students cleared the exam held last month. Out of 6,16,615 regular students who appeared in the exam, 5,34,574 students have passed. Out of them, 69.26 per cent of students passed in the first division. The pass percentage in Class 10 exams last year was 72.26. Education Commissioner Suresh Kumar released the results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) public examinations. Girls outperformed the boys with a pass percentage of 89.17. A total of 84.32 per cent of boys cleared the exam. The pass percentage among girls was 4.85 higher compared to boys. The SSC exams were held from March 18 to March 30 at 3,473 centres across the state. More than 6.16 lakh students from 11,645 schools appeared in the exam. Suresh Kumar said 2,803 schools achieved 100 per cent pass results. Only 17 schools had zero results.