Boys' pass percentage: 73.78
Chennai region had the highest 90 per cent pass percentage among the five CBSE regions. Delhi which stood third in the results last year was pushed to the fourth place this year after Chennai, Ajmer and Chandigarh, CBSE Chairman Ashok Ganguly said.
I have been a hardcore CBSE education fan, and am happy to see Madras beating other cities in the 90 percent pass percentage. <Read More>.
UPDATE: Here is another piece of stats that is an indication of the number of students studying in CBSE schools (in the XII std.):
The Central Board of Secondary Education Chennai Region comprises of 1,216 schools spread across Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep and Daman and Dieu. Of the 33,148 students who had registered for the examination, 32,365 candidates had appeared for the Plus Two public examinations at 530 centres.