Intermediate pass percentage increases

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Intermediate students of a corporate college exult after knowing their results in Vijayawada on Friday. —Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar
Intermediate students of a corporate college exult after knowing their results in Vijayawada on Friday. —Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar

Increased pass percentage and continuing poor show by Telangana districts are the highlights of the second year Intermediate results this year.

The overall pass percentage increased to 65.36 compared to 58.43 last year, said the Minister for Secondary Education K. Parthasarathy, while releasing the results here on Friday.

The Minister, while appreciating the increased passes, felt that the poor show by the Telangana districts needed to be scientifically analysed.

Except Ranga Reddy district which secured 66 per cent, all other Telangana districts secured below 60 per cent including Hyderabad district that registered 56 per cent passes.

Krishna district retained the top spot with 77 per cent passes while Mahabubnagar was the lowest with 45 per cent passes.

Government colleges came up with impressive performances registering 65 per cent passes and Adilabad district topped the State with 80 per cent. Overall, girls did better with 69.04 per cent passes as against 62 per cent of boys.

Among the 7,71,587 regular candidates 5,04,300 cleared the exams of which 48.31 per cent secured “A” grade (more than 75 percent), 31.81 per cent got “B” grade (between 60 and 75 per cent), 14.99 per cent got “C” grade (between 50 and 60 percent) and 4.90 per cent got “D” grade (between 35 and 50 per cent).

The Minister said discrepancies, if any, found in the memorandum of marks should be referred to the Board through principals concerned before May 25. Candidates who wish to avail recounting facility have to pay Rs. 100 per paper and Rs. 600 for photo copy cum re-verification of answer book through e-Seva or APOnline. Last date for online payment of fee is May 7.

The Intermediate advanced supplementary examination will be held from May 22 and the last date for payment of examination fee is May 6. These dates are applicable to private candidates also. There is no provision for payment of exam fee with penalty.

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