Hassan district recorded a pass percentage of 59.65 in the pre-university examination, results of which were announced on Tuesday.

The district stood 13th in the State Last year, the district was ranked 16th ( 59.61 per cent). Deputy Director (Pre-University and Vocational Education), H. Krishnaiah said the department was expecting better results. Of the 13,853 students who appeared for the exam, 8,264 passed. Girls outsmarted boys securing an overall percentage of 55.35 compared to boys (43.1).