While the district's performance was generally dismal, some students in the city put up a good show, with a few securing full marks in individual subjects.
Meghana N. Babu of Vijaya Vittala Composite PU College at Saraswathipuram scored the second-highest marks in the State in the Science stream, securing 100 in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with a total of 588 out of 600. The college principal, H. Satyaprasad, said that Meghana was followed by S.B. Swathi and Achinthya Sheela Bhat, both of whom scored 579 each and stood second in the college, and Amoolya Lois and M. Karthik scored 578, standing third.
Of the 224 students of the college who appeared for the examination, 99 secured distinction, 110 secured first class, and a total of 221 passed.
Of the 54 students who appeared for the exam at the Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala at Yadavagiri run by the Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, 30 secured distinction and 24 got first class. Yasahas Nataraj of the institution secured 586 out of 600 and scored the fifth-highest marks in Science in the State, according to the vidyashala.
Other educational institutions, including Marimallappa's College and Sadvidya College also performed well. In all, 947 students appeared for the examination at Marimallappa's College, of whom 915 students passed. There were 142 distinction and 526 first class.
Similarly, 548 students of Sadvidya appeared for the examination, of whom 515 cleared it, with 220 students securing distinction and 251 passing with first class.
Kshama Gurudath secured 576 out of 600 and was among the toppers in the college while M.C. Supriya scored 567 out of 600.
Of the 142 students from the SVEI Composite PU College at Vijayanagar who appeared for the examination, 134 passed, with 37 of them securing distinction and 65 students passing with first class.
MMK and SDM Girls PU College said in a release that 419 of its students appeared for the II PU examination, out of which 204 passed with first class and 25 secured distinction, with the total pass percentage of the institution being 83.78. Ashley Mathew topped the college, securing 556 out of 600 in Science.
Kautilya Vidyalaya also notched up impressive results and the pass percentage was 85 in Science and 80 in Commerce. Shreyas Gowda topped the college in the Science stream with 91 per cent, while Chetan P. Urs scored 91 per cent in the Commerce stream.