Mumbai: Girls outperformed boys in the Maharashtra Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC-Class 12) examination, the results of which were declared here on Thursday.

The Maharashtra HSC or Class 12 results were made accessible on the official website — mahresult.nic.in.

Besides, the result was made available on mahahsscboard.maharashtra.gov.in and hscresult.mkcl.org as well.

Total 90.66% students passed this year, Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education chairperson Shakuntala Kale said in a release.

The pass percentage of girls was 93.88% while that of boys was 88.04%, the release said.

Total 14,20,575 students registered for the exam. Out of them, 14,13,687 students appeared and 12,81,712 passed the exams, it said.

Among various state divisions, Konkan secured the highest pass percentage at 95.89%, followed by Pune- 92.50%, Kolhapur-92.42%, Amaravati-92.09%, Nagpur-91.65%, Latur-89.79%, Mumbai- 89.35 per cent, Nashik-88.87% and Aurangabad-88.18%.

The pass percentage for the science stream stood at 96.93, while that for arts, commerce and vocational streams was 82.63, 91.27 and 95.07, respectively, the release said.

A student should secure at least 35 percent marks in each subject to clear the Maharashtra HSC or Class 12 exams.

Once the results are announced, those who have cleared the exams will be issued with the original mark sheet, which needs to be collected by the students from their respective schools.