With 3.03 lakh candidates passing the Karnataka Second Pre University course, the silver lining remains with those candidates who managed to secure a first class or distinction. Nearly 1.36 lakh candidates secured a first class, 12,000 secured distinction.
Girls significantly outperformed boys yet again, securing 56.92 pass percentage.There are star performers also who scored a perfect 100 in many subjects.372 students scored 100 in mathematics,171 students Scored 100 in Physics,177 students Scored 100 in Chemistry,91 students scored 100 in Statistics,97 students scored 100 in Comp. science,46 students scored 100 in Electronics and 15 students scored 100 in Biology.
Region-wise, coastal Karnataka and Malnad performed the best, while North Karnataka— in particular—faring the worst.There was no change among the top five districts, with the coastal districts performing the best. Udupi secured the highest pass percentage of 87.14, followed by Dakshina Kannada (86.58 per cent), Uttara Kannada (73.04), Kodagu (72.14) and Chamrajnagar(70.45).
The bottom five districts were Bijapur, Bidar, Raichur, Koppal and Yadgir securing the lowest pass percentages of 45.78, 45.23, 39.09,37.47 and 29.92 respectively.This was low from last year’s pass percentage of 33.47.
The most improved districts this year were Haveri and Bagalkot, which have jumped seven places in the district-wise rankings.Haveri improved its pass percentage by four points, while Bagalkot improved its pass percentage by five points.