THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Around 2.88 lakh, out of the 3.43 lakh candidates who appeared for the Higher Secondary examination this year, have become eligible for higher studies.
The success rate of 83.96 per cent this year showed an increase of 3.97 per cent from that of the previous year.
While 89.34 pc of the girl students qualified for higher studies, the success rate among boys was 77.78 per cent. The pass percentage in Science, Humanities and Commerce streams was 85.71, 78.84 and 84.47 respectively.
Announcing the results here on Thursday, Education Minister P K Abdu Rabb said that double valuation was carried out for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics papers.
The highest pass percentage was recorded in Kozhikode district (87.05) and the lowest was in Pathanamthitta (76.17). The largest number of students with A+ grade (1,248) was in Thiruvananthapuram district.
While students from aided schools recorded a pass percentage of 86.91, the success rate in government and unaided schools was 82.99 pc and 75.15 pc respectively. St Mary’s HSS at Pattom, which presented the highest number of candidates (763), also recorded the highest success rate of 94.89 per cent.
While the pass percentage in the technical stream of HS course was 78.67 , the success rate in Art stream was 90 pc and that of Open School was 37.49 per cent.
The results are available on www.dhsekerala.gov.in, www.keralaresults.nic.in and www.results.itschool.gov.in
Students from the regular stream who had registered for the Higher Secondary exam for the first
time but have not qualified for higher studies can apply for the Save A Year (SAY) exam for the failed subjects. The SAY/Improvement exams will be held from June 8 to 12.
In the Vocational Higher Secondary exam, the pass percentage of students who cleared Part I and II was 91.63 while the success rate of students who passed Part I, II and III was 80.54 pc