Udupi: From 16th position in 2013-14, the district has topped the State in the pass percentage in SSLC examinations during 2014-15. 70 schools in the district including government schools have secured 100 percent results.
Out of the 15,929 students who appeared for SSLC exams from Udupi district 14,873 have passed (7,314 Boys and 7,559 girls). According to DDPI, Divakar Shetty ‘Mission 40 plus – 60 plus’ chalked out by the officials of the education department in Udupi helped in securing good results. Udupi district had stood in the first place with pass percentage of 89.53 in 2011-12 while the result had slipped to third position in 2012-13 (87.68 pc).
However, the district was in the 16th position with pass percentage of 85.36 percent last year. Out of the 15,929 students appeared for the exams 14,873 passed. Of the 8,038 boys, 7,314 passed and of the 7559 female students 7,891 passed.
To improve the results in the district, the officials from the education department had analysed the mid-term results in which 15,677 students had appeared for the exam and 10,036 students had passed. Those who had failed in the mid-term exams were given special training.
The systematic planning and hard work helped in improving the results. Teachers have played a vital role in improving the pass percentage, he added.
Udupi Deputy Commissioner Vishal has congratulated the officials of the department of public instructions for working hard to secure the top position in the SSLC examinations. On behalf of the district administration officials of the department of public instructions were felicitated.