Karnataka government on Monday announced the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination results. Of the 8.76 lakh students who appeared for the exams conducted by the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB), 99.9% students have passed.
Announcing the result, Primary and Secondary Education minister B.C. Nagesh on Monday said, "As many as 1,28,931 students have got grade A+ (over 90% marks), 2,50,317 secured grade A (80-90%), 2,87,684 scored grade B (60-79%), and 1,13,610 students got grade C (35-59%). At least 13 students have been given grace marks."
While Karnataka is one of the few states to have conducted the SSLC exams amid the pandemic, the exams held on June 19 and 22 was in MCQ format, and had 40 marks allotted to each subject.
Nagesh, who was recently inducted into the Bommai cabinet, thanked former chief minister B. S. Yediyurappa, former education minister S. Suresh Kumar, students, teachers, parents, and all the stake holders for the successful completion of the crucial examination.
"The exam was conducted meticulously while adhering to the standard operating procedures. The model question paper was shared with the students on WhatsApp to acquaint them with the new format," said Nagesh.
As many as 157 students have scored full marks (625/625), while 289 students have scored 623, two students have got 622 marks, 449 have got 621 and 28 have scored 620.
In the subject-wise results, 25,702 students scored full marks (125/125) in first language; 36,628 students scored cent per cent in second language and 36,776 in third language. The number of students who scored full marks in mathematics is 6,321, science 3,649, and social science 9,367.
Around 5,063 students had opted out of the examination as the government had announced that the supplementary exam to be held in the third week of September would be considered as first attempt, said KSEEB officials.