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Thiruvananthapuram: Girls outperformed boys with a telling margin in Kerala Plus Two higher-secondary examinations whose results were announced in the state capital on Wednesday. The overall pass percentage for the year registered a marginal increase with 85.13% students becoming eligible for higher studies as against 84.33% last year. Continuing with the past trend, 92.29% girl students cleared the examination this time as against 77.22% of their boys’ counterparts.
The results were announced by state general education minister C Raveendranath in a virtual news conference on Wednesday.
More than 3.75 lakh students appeared for the Plus Two higher-secondary examinations held in two phases amid Covid-19 pandemic. The examinations were held in 2,043 centres amid tight restrictions. The results were announced considering the marks scored by students in their first year as well as second year examinations.
A look at stream-wise performance of students shows that 88.62% of students in science stream became eligible for higher studies. Pass percentage in humanities and commerce streams are 77.76% and 84.52 %, respectively. The pass percentage in government, aided and unaided schools are 82.19%, 88.01% and 81.33%, respectively.
As many as 18,510 students scored A+ in all subjects. Of this, 14,195 were girls and 4,315 boys. In science stream, 13,037 students scored A + in all subjects, while in humanities division, 1,630 students achieved this feat. In commerce stream, 3,843 students got A+ for all subjects.
Ernakulam emerged the top district in the state with 89.02% students clearing the examination. Kasaragod recorded the lowest pass percentage of 78.68%. St Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram, presented the highest number of students in the examination even as it clinched an impressive 95.95% pass.
Pass percentage in 15 technical schools that follow higher-secondary syllabus is 87.94 and that of Kalamandalam Art Higher Secondary School is 98.75%. Pass percentage among students who have registered under SCOLE Kerala open school system is 43.48%.
Pass percentage in vocational higher-secondary schools following National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) is 73% and that of old scheme it is 81.8%.
Students may apply for revaluation/photocopy/scrutiny of all subjects, except revaluation of physics, chemistry and mathematics of the examination, from Thursday. Plus One results for the year would be announced in July itself, the education minister said.