District stands eighth in the State; last year it was at the 16th place
SANGAREDDY: Medak district recorded a pass per cent of 81.75 in the SSC examination.
This was an eight per cent increase from last year, according Assistant Commissioner of Government Examinations Shyam Kumar.
The district stood in eighth in the State. Last year it was in the 16th place.
Out of the 36,137 students who took the SSC Public Examination this year, 29,538 students passed with girls scoring higher than the boys.
Out of the 17,156 girls who took the exam, 14,106 passed recording 82.2 per cent where as the boys recorded a 81.3 per cent. A total of 15,432 boys from 18,974, who appeared, passed. The district recorded a top mark of 582.
79.64 p.c. in Nalgonda
Nalgonda Staff Reporter writes: The district registered an improved pass percentage of 79.64 in the SSC examination this year compared to the previous year.
Thanks to the additional focus laid by the Education Department on enhancing the overall pass percentage in the SSC public examination, the district which stood 22nd in the State last year, rose to 13th position this year.
A total of 50,801 students appeared for the examination in the district this year.
Of this, 40,459 students passed.
District Education Officer P. Sunder Rao attributed the improved pass percentage to the special attention given to poor performers and constant monitoring of the performance of schools, which recorded low pass percentage the previous year.
The review meetings, which were held at regular intervals with the headmasters and mandal education officers under the supervision of Collector M. Purushotham Reddy paid off and helped the district enhance its performance, he remarked.
“We will focus on further improving the performance next year,” he said.