Following are Intermediate / Class 12 Board cut offs for INSPIRE Fellowships for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010. Cut off marks for CBSE, ICSE and State Boards have been given in the table. Students applying for INSPIRE fellowships 2012 can use this data to get basic understanding of the percentage of cut off marks required to get this prestigious INSPIRE scholarships for higher education (SHE).
The 12th Class / Intermediate cut off marks for various state have been increasing every year due to growing competition for these scholarships. If you take the example of Andhra Pradesh, cut offs have gone up to 95.2 percent in 2010 from 82.3 and 81.2 in 2009 and 2008 respectively. Cut offs for Kerala, Madhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu and Karnataka Boards also going up year on year. For CBSE and ICSE Boards 12th class cut offs are around 91 - 93 percent.