As many as 5.82 lakh college students have handed the secondary faculty leaving certificates (SSLC) examination carried out amid the COVID-19 scare in Karnataka, a Minister mentioned on Monday.
A complete of 8.11 lakh college students wrote the examination, the Main and Secondary Schooling Minister S Suresh Kumar whereas asserting the outcomes throughout a media briefing.
“The general cross share is 71.Eight this yr as in opposition to 73.7 share final yr,” he mentioned.
The exams, purported to happen from March 27 to April 9, have been postponed as a result of coronavirus-induced lockdown and have been lastly carried out from June 25 to July 4.
In keeping with the Minister, 8.48 lakh college students had enrolled out of which 19,086 college students weren’t allowed to seem for the examination as a consequence of poor attendance whereas 18,067 didn’t write for numerous causes, together with the pandemic.
“This yr, 8,11,050 had appeared for the examination, out of which 5,82,316 have handed,” Kumar mentioned.
The examination outcomes confirmed women outperforming boys.
The cross share of women was 77.74 as in opposition to 66.41 of boys.
Equally, the agricultural areas fared properly with 77.18 per cent in comparison with the city areas the place the cross share was 73.41%.
When it comes to faculties, 82.31 per cent of the scholars have been from non-public unaided faculties, 72.79 per cent from authorities faculties and 70.6 per cent from government-aided faculties, the Minister mentioned.
There have been six college students who scored 625 out of 625 within the examination, 11 college students acquired 624; 43 college students acquired 623 and 56 acquired 622.
The scholars who acquired 100 per cent marks are Sannidhi Mahabaleshwar Hegde, Chirayu Okay S, Nikhilesh N Marali, Dhiraj Reddy M P, Anush A L and Thanmayi I P.
There have been 501 authorities faculties, 139 government-aided faculties and 910 unaided non-public faculties the place all the scholars handed.
There have been 4 authorities faculties, 11 authorities aided faculties and 47 unaided non-public faculties with zero outcomes.
Defying the coronavirus scare, the Karnataka authorities determined to conduct the SSLC or the 10th class examination.
It made elaborate preparations to guarantee that not one of the college students was susceptible to the virus.
Whereas a couple of neighbouring states and even the CBSE determined to not conduct the examination and consider the scholars’ marks based mostly on their quarterly examination, Karnataka went forward with its plan.
Suresh Kumar repeatedly insisted that this examination should occur as it’s the main turning level within the educational profession of the scholars.
The federal government had made transport preparations making the bus services free for the scholars.
Wherever buses or authorities transport services weren’t there, the training division in affiliation with the district administration and the transport division made preparations to ferry the scholars within the distant areas.
There have been particular rooms made in every centre for the coronavirus-infected college students to write down the examination.