HYDERABAD: Unlike in other examinations, men have outperformed women in the first Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) conducted in the new state by the Telangana government on May 22.
The results of the test, conducted for recruitment of school teachers in the state, were announced here on Friday.
While the pass percentage of men in Paper- I is 59.67, that of women is 50.58. In Paper II, the pass percentage of men is 31.47 and of women just 19.90.
While Snehalatha Urati of Medak district was the top scorer in Paper I with 134 marks out of a maximum of 150, Dasari Sharadavani of Karimnagar topped the Paper II exam with 126 marks.
The qualifying mark for general category candidates is 60 pc, for BCs it is 50 and for SC/ST and differently abled it is 40 pc of the total marks, said G.Kishan, commissioner of school education, who released the results.
Among districts, Karimnagar topped the list in Paper I, with a pass percentage of 62.56, followed by Warangal (61.47), Nizamabad (57.13) while Rangareddy was at the bottom with a pass percentage of 40.89 and Hyderabad the last but one with 50.2 pass percentage.
In Paper-II, Khammam (28.31), Hyderabad (27.99) and Karimnagar (26.66) occupied the first three positions and Medak (20.77), Rangareddy (22.15) and Nizamabad (22.58) the last three.
TET Paper-I was written by 88,661 candidates, of whom 37,799 were men and 50,862 were women. Of the 2,51,906 candidates appeared for Paper II, women were 1,39,996 and men 1,11,910.
Statements of marks can be downloaded from the website, www.tstet.cgg.gov.in. The image copy of their OMR sheet can also be downloaded from June 21 on payment of `s 15.