The Kerala state higher secondary exam results registered an all-time high pass percentage with 88.08 per cent of the students who appeared for the exam in March this year qualifying for higher education. Announcing the results of the higher secondary and vocational higher secondary examinations here on Tuesday, 15th May, 2012, education minister P. K. Abdu Rabb said that the pass percentage has improved compared to the previous year's result which saw 82.25 per cent of the students passing the examinations. "Out of the 2, 93, 112 students who appeared for the examination 2, 58, 179 students qualified for higher studies in which 3, 334 students got A+ grade in all subjects," the minister said.
Kozhikode district became the district with highest pass percentage (90.96) while Pathanamthitta registered the lowest pass percentage (81.20). Thrissur district figures the highest number of 'A+' grade students in all subjects with 383 students. St. Mary's Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram, with 704 candidates became the school from where highest number of students registered for the exam. The school also registered a pass percentage of 95.60. This is followed by SV HSS, Palemde, Malappuram with 600 students registering for the exam and a pass percentage of 94.33 and Government HSS for Girls, Cotton hill, Thiruvananthapuram with 591 students and a pass percentage of 96.28. Out of 1, 56, 499 girl students who appeared for the exams, 1, 43, 620 qualified for higher studies (91.77%) and out of 1, 36, 613 boys, 1, 14, 559 (83.86%) qualified for higher studies. Subject-wise analysis shows that out of 1, 50, 478 science students, 1, 30, 910 became eligible for higher studies (87.00%).
Out of 61, 374 humanities students, 54, 245 became eligible for higher studies (88.38%) and among 81, 260 commerce students 73, 024 became eligible for higher studies (89.86%). In sector-wise analysis, out of 1, 34, 660 students from the government schools who appeared for the exam, 1, 18, 401 qualified for higher studies (87.93%),and in the aided sector, out of 1, 27, 855 students, 1, 13, 699 students became eligible for higher studies (88.93%). In the unaided sector, out of 30, 387 students who appeared for the exam, 25, 869 became eligible for higher studies (85.13%). The vocational higher secondary examinations registered a pass percentage of 91.97 for part-I and II, and 84.73 percentage for part-I, II and III.
By securing pass grades for part- I and II makes the candidate eligible for public service, apprenticeship, training and self-employment, while securing pass grades in part-I, II and III would make the candidate eligible for higher studies as well. Out of 26, 702 candidates who appeared for the VHSE exams, 24, 557 qualified for the part-I and II, while 22, 625 qualified for part-I, II and III. While Kozhikode district became the district with highest pass percentage in part-I and II with 97.94, Thrissur became the district with highest pass percentage in part-I, II and III with 94.01. Pathanamthitta district became the district which registered the lowest pass percentage.
Courtesy: Times of India