Bengaluru/Mysuru, May 7:- Mysuru has improved its overall ranking from 21st position in 2017 to 11th position in this year’s SSLC examinations results which were announced in Bengaluru on Monday.
Yashas M S, a student of Sadvidya High School in Mysuru has emerged as the topper in the SSLC examinations by securing 625 out of 625 marks in the examinations. One more student Sudershan K S, from Bengaluru has shared the top position with Yashas, by securing 625 marks in the examinations.
In addition, three students from Mysuru City have also secured 624 out of 625 marks and have brought glory to the heritage city.
Spandana Dev and Srinandini K R from Saint Thomas High School and VV S Pandit Nehru High School respectively have secured 623 marks out of 625 marks.
Udupi has topped the state with 88.18 percent. Uttara Kannada with 88.12 percent has come second and Chikodi with 87.01 percent has secured the third place. Yadgir district, with 35.54 percent, has stood last in the state.
The passing percentage in the state has increased by more than 3% compared to the previous year percentage. A total of 6, 02,802 students have passed among the 8, 38,088 candidates who appeared in the SSLC examinations.
As usual, girls have performed better than the boys in Class 10 examinations conducted by Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) with 78.01 percent of them managing to pass while just 66.56 percent of boys could do so.
Speaking to media persons, Yashas M S gave credit to his parents for encouraging in studying well which ensured him a rank and said that he wished to become an aeronautical engineer in future.
Like last year the rural students have scored well compared to urban students. A total of 74.00% rural students have passed compared to 69.38 % urban students.
A total of 414 government schools have got cent percent result, while 102 aided schools and 826 unaided schools have scored cent percent results. While 35 private schools secured zero per cent results compared to two government schools and six aided schools.
81.23 % students from the English medium have passed in the exams while 67.33 % of Kannada medium students have also cleared the exams.
The results in Kodagu district have declined drastically and the district has slipped to 18th position and had secured 9th position last year. Mandya district which stood at 23rd position last year has slipped to 28th position in 2018, while Chamarajanagar which stood at 12th position last year has dropped down to 24th position.
The KSEEB had conducted the SSLC examination from March 23 to April 6 across 2817 examination centres in the state. The valuation was held at 225 centres and a total of 65480 valuators were deployed.
The results can be viewed at http://karresults.nic.in/ -(Karthik KK)