Tamil Nadu recorded a pass percentage of 95% in the Class 11 board exam results announced on Wednesday, which is higher than the pass percentage of 91.3% recorded last year.
8.01 lakh students this year had taken up the board exams.
Erode district topped the State with a pass percentage of 98% followed by Tiruppur and Coimbatore districts at 97.9% and 97.6% respectively.
Girls in the State recorded a pass percentage of 96.5% which was higher than the boys by 3.2%.
As many as 2,634 schools in the State recorded a 100% pass percentage.
While 97.40% of the students from the commerce group passed, 93.91% of the students from the science group passed as well.