II PUC results: Udupi tops with 92.20 pass percentage
The department of pre-university education on Monday announced the results for second PU exams 2019. This year, 61.73% of the students have passed the board exam pushing the pass per cent up from the previous year.
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Last year, 59.56% of the 6,85,713 students who had taken the exams had passed.
Girls have performed better this year too with a pass percentage of 68.24% against 62.88% of the boys. Of the 6,71,653 students that appeared for this year’s exams, 4,14,587 of them passed.
Udupi district tops the list with a pass percentage of 92.20%, followed by Dakshin Kannada district at 90.91%. While Bengaluru South stands in the eighth position, lower than even Bagalkote district, Bengaluru Rural is at 10 while Bengaluru North is at position 11.
This year, 68.68% of the students who took the exams for the first time have managed to pass. As many as 54, 823 have scored distinction, a score above 85% in this year’s examinations while 2,27,301 students have scored a first-class mark.
Over two lakh students appeared for the exams this year in each of the streams- arts, science and commerce. The pass percentage in Commerce is 66.39%, that of Science is 66.58% and arts was the lowest at 50.53%.