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Karnataka creates history: 76% crack SSLC

Published On: 18 May 2012 | Last Updated On: 18 May 2012

The Karnataka SSLC exams were declared yesterday and state has made a mark with a record pass percentage of 76% which is 2% more than the last year.

Sirsi and Udupi districts have topped the list. Rural Bangalore which was on top last year dropped down to 18th position this year. Tumkur climbed upto number 4 from 19. Ramanagaram slipped from 26 to 9 this year.

Nearly 47 schools, 4 aided and remaining unaided, reported a zero pass percentage and none of them are government schools.  

As earlier, girls performed well with a pass percentage of 81. Rural students also came up with flying colours.

The top score shooted upto 623 out of 625 as compared to last year’s 620 which is expected to raise the cut off marks for I PU courses. Admission for about 9 lakh seats will be conducted in Karnataka this year.

Only 500 candidates could score 100% in maths which is a drop from 2600 of 2011. 178 candidates could not score even one mark in the first language paper. Students scored maximum number of 100% in social science subject.

Tribal children secure a pass percentage of 97

The tribal children of Bangalore have secured a record pass percentage of 97 in SSLC exam this year. These unconventional performers who fight for all odds of life have set an example for other students. These children belong to Vevekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra School, BR hills of Chamarajnagar district, a school started by Magsaysay award winner H Sudarshan. Out of the 55 children who appeared in the exam, 53 passed it with 68% as the maximum percentage.

Meet the 5 toppers

Navya RS of SVS English School, Vidyagiri, Bantwal scored 99.68% (623 marks) in SSLC exam this year. Navya with her keen interest in science subject is yet to plan for her future. DR Shreesha of Swami Vivekananda Education Institute (SVEI), Mysore, scored 99.36% (621 marks). She aspires to become a doctor in future. Anusha Prasad of CHetan Public School, Hubli secured 99.36% (621 marks). She too wants to pursue MBBS.  Namrata S of Sandipini High School scored 99.2% (620 marks) and wants to pursue her career in science become a researcher in science. She is a daughter of a police constable. S. Suhas of Poorna Prajna, Sadashivnagar, Bangalore score 620 amrks (99.2 %) and wants to become an engineer.

534 government schools score 100% pass

As many as 534 government schools of Karnataka have secured a cent percent pass in SSLC exams this year. A total of 1,878 schools of the state participated in SSLC exam this year of which, 1194 unaided schools scored 100% pass followed by 534 government schools and 150 aided schools. In 2011, 401 schools secured 100% pass. However, 4 aided schools recorded zero percent result.

What next?

After the declaration of SSLC exam Results 2012, many students must be confused about what to do next? Many students aspiring for career in engineering and medicine must be taking various competitive exams, while those interested in pursuing graduation in other fields must apply to different colleges. This year, department of PU education has started online application process and the forms are available online.

Students who could not clear SSLC exams 2012 can take supplementary exams starting from June 18, 2012. Last date for depositing the fee is May 26. Deadline for submitting the application forms to the board is May 29. Failed students who have applied for re-totalling or photocopies are not required to wait for Results, they can also appear for supplementary exam before the last date. Supplementary exam fee has been prescribed as Rs 200 for 1 subject, Rs 250 for 2 subjects and Rs 315 for more than 2 subjects.

Last date to submit applications for re-totalling and to get the photocopies is May 28. Students applying for re-totalling cannot apply for photocopies and vice-versa. However, they can apply for revaluation of answer sheets within 7 days of getting the photocopies. The prescribed fee for re-totalling of 1 subject is Rs 200, for Xerox copy of 1 subject is Rs 300 and revaluation of 1 subject is Rs 700.

Source: Times of India

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