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Girls walk away with top ranks in B.Sc. exams

By Our Staff Reporter

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 19. Girl students secured the first ranks in 10 of the 11 subjects in the final year B.Sc. degree examinations conducted by the University of Kerala in March-April 2004, the results of which were announced here today.

Of the 6,768 candidates who appeared for the examinations, 6,034 have been declared passed, 4,122 of them in first class, 1,304 in second class and 608 in third class. The percentage of pass was 89.15.

The only male candidate to win a first rank was Sibi K.S., of St. Michael's College, Cherthala who topped in Physics by scoring 978 marks out of a maximum of 1,000. The percentage of pass in Physics was 87.36, with 1,120 of the 1,282 candidates clearing the examination, 871 with a first class, 151 with second class and 98 in the third Class.

The NSS College, Nilamel, was home to two first ranks, one in Mathematics and the other in Biochemistry. In Mathematics, Divya P.K., who scored 996 marks emerged the topper. Out of the 1,488 candidates who had appeared for Mathematics, 1,044 secured first class, 218 second class and 170 third class. The pass percent was 96.23.

In Biochemistry, the first rank went to Deepa L, with 926 marks. With 91 candidates appearing for this subject, the pass percent was 76.92. The number of those placed in first class was 66, in second class three and in third class, one.

The highest percentage of success, 99.12, was in Home Science in which 113 of the 114 candidates passed the examination, 80 with a first class, 31 in the second class and two placed in the third class. The topper in this subject was Ramya R., of S.N. College, for Women, Kollam who secured 854 marks.

It was in Geology that the least number of candidates appeared for the examination. Of the 46 candidates, 42 cleared the examination, 28 with a first class, nine secured second class and five third class. The pass percent was 91.30. The winner of the first rank was Rachna Pillai, of S.N. College, Varkala, who scored 832 marks.

Sherin D.R. of VTMNSS College, Dhanuvachapuram came first in Chemistry, with 944 marks. The pass percent was 81, with 1,007 of the 1,243 candidates registering success, 622 secured first class, 291 second class and 94 placed in third class.

In Polymer Chemistry, Salini R.V. of MMNSS College, Kottiyam came first with 865 marks. With 133 of the 155 candidates declared successful, the percentage of pass was 85.80. There were 91 of them placed in first class, 32 in second class and 10 in third class.

In Zoology, Anjali Devi M. of TKMM College, Nangiarkulangara, who secured 937 marks, bagged the first rank. With 1,025 of the 1,142 candidates clearing the examination, the pass registered was 89.75 per cent. The number of candidates securing first class was 679, 263 got second class and 83, third class.

Sajitha Rajan S. of NSS College, Pandalam, who secured 949 marks, came first in Botany. With 913 of the 1037 candidates declared successful, the pass per cent was 88. There were 530 first class, 259 second class and 124 third class.

In Statistics, the pass per cent was 95.27, with 121 of the 127 candidates clearing the examination, 78 placed in first class, 31 in second class and 12 in third class.

In Geography, Aswathy U.K. of Government College, Kariavatom, secured the first rank, scoring 857 marks. Out of 60 candidates who appeared in the examination, 58 have passed, 33 securing a first class, 16 with second class and nine third class.

The marklists of the candidates will be despatched by May 31 to the respective centres where they had appeared for the examination. Those who wish to get their answer books re-valued should send their application in the prescribed form, available from the university office, on remitting the fee fixed for it, so as to reach the Controller of Examinations on or before June 19. Also, applications for scrutiny of answer books should be forwarded to the Deputy Registrar, Examinations (I), along with the prescribed fee by the same date. The results are available on the web site,

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