Staff correspondent

Many students are planning to apply for revaluation of answer papers

MANGALORE: Although it was a Sunday, students, who were waiting for the results of the Second PU examination to be announced, thronged the college campuses here to know their results “officially”.

However, many students, particularly those who wanted to get into engineering and BCA courses, appeared to be worried about their future plans, as the marks they had secured in some of the subjects were below par. Many students in St. Aloysius College were contemplating on seeking revaluation of mathematics and chemistry papers.

P. Pooja was unhappy with 77 per cent marks she had secured in Second PU examinations with PCMCS (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computer Science) as optional subjects. She had secured 93 percent in her SSLC examination and was expecting to score 83 percent in PUC. Even as she was planning to apply for re-valuation of Chemistry paper, she was keen to get into engineering.

Most of the students were planning to apply for revaluation of some papers. They were also concerned about their CET rankings. C.P. Geethu of St. Aloysius PU College (73 per cent), Chaitra (70 per cent) from Sharada PU College, and Arjun (62 per cent) from Canara College, complained that they had got fewer marks than what they had expected, and said that valuation might have been stricter this time. They were worried about the prospects of them being able to get into colleges of their choice.

Students from the commerce stream were, however, appeared to be happy with their results at St. Aloysius College, Sharada PU College, and Besant College for Women. Bhavana (68 per cent), and Deepali (70 per cent) of St. Aloysius PU College said they had got more marks than what they expected, and were planning to shift to another college for B.B.M. course. N. Swetha (76 per cent), and Soumya (62.68 per cent) from Besant College for Women also expressed similar opinions and plans.

Aman Kumar (77.16 per cent) and Madhushree (93 per cent) of Sharada PU College, said they wanted to become Charted Accountants, and would attend an evening college for degree courses.