Pass percentage in VHSE is 78.15

More than 2.4 lakh students from the higher secondary and vocational higher secondary streams have qualified for further studies this year. The 2011 results of these examinations, announced here on Friday, recorded a marginal increase over 2010 in the number of students who passed.

In the higher secondary school (HSS) examinations, 82.25 per cent of the 2,76,115 students who wrote the examinations passed. The success rate among girl students was 87.02 percent while that of boys was 76.61 percent. In 2010, the pass percentage was 74.97.

In the vocational higher secondary education (VHSE) stream, 78.15 percent of the 26,605 students who wrote the examinations, qualified for higher studies (cleared parts one, two and three). The success rate among girls was 86.05 percent while that of boys' was 70.14 percent. In 2010, the pass percentage was 75.48.

Singular result

Amala Mery Shyjy of the S.N.D.P. VHSS, Adimali, was the only student to secure the A+ grade for all subjects in the VHSE examinations. Last year there were two students in this list. Among the 2,795 students who secured A+ for all subjects in the higher secondary examinations, 1,953 were girls. Last year 1,523 students had this distinction. While 2,457 students in the science stream got the top grade for all subjects, the corresponding numbers for the humanities and the commerce streams were 43 and 295, respectively.

District-wise, the maximum pass percentage was in Thrissur — 88.93 per cent. Bringing up the rear on this count is Kasaragod district with 74.68 per cent.

Schools' performance

Of the 693 students of St. Mary's School, Pattom, who wrote the examinations — the highest from a single school — 627 qualified for higher studies (90.47 per cent). The success rates of the Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Cotton Hill, and the S.V. Higher Secondary School, Palemad, were 93.23 and 85.94, respectively.

The maximum number of students with A+ grades, 57, were from Vivekodayam BHSS, Thrissur. The second highest, 56, were from St. Mary's, Pattom and the third highest, 54, from St. Joseph's AIGHSS, Kozhikode.

In the VHS stream too Thrissur returned the highest success rate, 89.20 percent. The lowest, 64.03, was in Pathanamthitta.


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