Prime News, State (Bengaluru), April 15: The Karnataka 2nd PUC examination results 2019 were announced on Monday by the Department of Pre-University Education (DPUE) on the official websites of the board – pue.kar.nic.in and karresults.nic.
C Shikha, Director of PU Education Board made the announcement here today.
Udupi topped the list with 92.2 per cent, Dakshina Kannada with 90.91 per cent secured second place and Kodagu settled at 3rd place with 83.31 per cent, Mysuru stood at 15th place with 68.55 per cent, while, Chitradurga was pushed to the last place with 51.42 per cent.
Overall, the pass percentage for this year is 61.73 percent, girls’ pass percentage is 68.24 per cent against 62.88 per cent of the boys.
With a pass percentage of 66.39, just like last year, commerce students have scored better than any other stream. Science students had a pass percentage of 66.58 per cent.
Rural students pass percentage recorded at 62.88 per cent and urban student pass percentage is 61.38 per cent.
Around, 2,27,301 students secured first class, 80,537 scored second class while 51105 have secured third class. There is a rise of 2.15 per cent this year compared to last year. Around 80 colleges have registered 100 per cent pass percentage.
As many as 6,71,653 students appeared for the examination and 4,14,587 students have passed which was conducted from March 1-18.
Students need to secure 35 per cent marks to clear the PUC exam. Candidates will need to score a minimum of 70 marks in the language papers and 35 marks each in individual subjects for a total of 210 out of 600 marks to be declared pass.
The supplementary exams are held in June and the results are usually out by July. Last year, nearly 2.5 lakh candidates appeared for the supplementary examination.
Those who qualify in the PU 2nd year will be eligible for admission to degree programmes. The entrance exam for admission to degree programmes such as engineering, architecture farm science courses, B Pharma and other professional courses will be held this month. Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) conducts KCET. KCET 2019 will be conducted on April 29 and April 30. The Kannada language test will be conducted on May 1.
In arts, Kusuma Ujjain from Indu independent college-Kottur has topped with 594 marks, in commerce, Olvita Ancil D’Souza from Alva’s College from Moodbidri scored 596 out of 600, she scored 100 each in accountancy, business studies, basic mathematics and statistics and 98 each in English and Hindi while Swasthik of St Philomena College, Puttur, scored 594 marks.
In science, Rajat Kashyap from Kumaran College, Bangaluru, has scored 594 marks, while, Ananya Kanigalpula from Sadvidya Semi-Residential PU College, Mysuru has scored 590 marks out of 600; HR Nandan has secured 576 and JH Sarika 572 and all three are from the same college. Sharandeep from Sadvidya PU College, Narayan Shastry Road, Mysuru, has secured 588 marks in science stream.
The courses offered by the department are broadly classified under the categories of humanities (arts), science and commerce. There are 23 subjects, 11 languages and 50 combinations in the Pre-University curriculum.