Hyderabad: There was 1.47 percent improvement in the pass percentage in SSC examination this year as against 83.1 pass percentage in 2001 and 81.63 percent in 2010.
The Minister for Secondary Education, Mr Parthasarathi, released the SSC results at Directorate of Government Examinations.
Out of 12,87,2111 students appeared for the SCC examinatiions in March this year, 8,72,339 students passed the examination securing 83.10 pass percentage. It was 1.47 percent improvement in the pass percentage compared to last year results. But there was 2.51 percent decrease in the pass percentage of private candidates as their pass percentage was 40.03 in 2001 as against 42.54 percent in 2010.
As usual, the girls got slight higher percentage of pass than boys as the girls secured 83.51 pass percentage while the boys pass percentage was 82.71. Out of 6,97,564 boys appeared for the examination, 4,45,082 of them secured pass marks while out of 5,89,647 girl students, 4,27,257 of them passed the examination. Grade wise in regular students, 27,516 students passed in A1 Grade, 1,27,332 in A2 grade, 1,57,915 in B1 grade, 1,76,153 in B2 grade, 1,75,172 in C1 grade, 1,39,313 in C2 grade, 63,314 in D1 grade, and 5,624 in D2 grade.
Karimnagar district stood in first place with 91.57 percent followed by Guntur (91.32 percent) and Nalgonda (89.32 percent). Unfortunately, the State capital, a hub of various top educational institutions and corporate schools, Hyderabad district secured lowest pass percentage of 72.76.
This year there was also increase in the number of schools secured 100 percent results. In all, 2,562 schools secured 100 percent passes this year and it was 2,433 in the last year. In the 100 percent pass schools, private schools constituted 72 percent with 1,852 schools. This year 10 schools including one government school, one Zilla Parishad school and eight private schools secured zero percent passes.
The marks memos will be given to all the candidates both failed and passed within 10 days to facilitate admission into first year intermediate without any difficulty.
The candidates, who desire to get their marks recounted, should remit Rs 500 per subject within 15 days from the date of publication of results. This year, the system of re-verification-cum-supply of photo copy of valued answer scripts to the candidates has been extended to English and Mathematics subjects in addition to first and second language papers. The fee for each subject is Rs 1,000. Applications for recounting and re-verification will be received from May 23 to June 6.
The supplementary examinations are scheduled to begin from june 18 to July 1 between 9.30 am and 12 noon. The last date for remittance examination fee is June 8. (NSS)