UT girls put up better show in Class X exam

Published: 01st June 2013 07:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st June 2013 07:31 AM   |  A+A-


As many as 17,528 students cleared the Class X examination in Puducherry and Karaikal regions out of a total 18,671 who appeared. The overall pass percentage is 93.88, which showed an increase by two per cent compared to last year (91.88).

Chief Minister N Rangasamy released the results on Friday morning in the presence of Director of School Education, E Vallavan, and other officials.

Girls put up a better show compared to boys with 8,896 emerging successful out of the 9,275 who appeared, taking the pass percentage to 95.91. Among boys, 8,632 cleared the exam out of a total 9,396, with a pass percentage of 91.87.

V Hamsika of St Patrick Higher Secondary School in Saradambal Nagar bagged the first rank in the Puducherry and Karaikal regions scoring 499 out of 500 marks. She is also the highest scorer in the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry regions (both combined) and shared the honours with Rakshana S, who had Sanskrit as a language.  Rakshana is a student of Velammal MHSS in Panchetti of Ponneri education district in TN. Only those students who take Tamil language are considered for the overall rankings.

Four students, with 498 marks, shared the second spot, while seven students with 497 shared the third rank.

The CM said 118 school have scored cent per cent pass, including ten private schools. Forty five government schools registered a pass percentage of over 95.

As many as 8,112 students cleared the exam out of the 9,079 who appeared from various government schools. Among the government school students, Ha-rinee G of Thiruvalluvar GGHSS emerged as the topper with 491 marks, while Nivedha R of the same school scored 490 marks and Karthik B of Jeevanandam GHSS scored 489.


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