At 81.54 per cent, Tiruvarur district recorded 5.78 per cent improvement in pass percentage over last year’s 75.76 per cent. Of the 19,665 students, 7,320 boys (77.49%) and 8,715 girls (85.28%) cleared the examination. .

Among the government school students, K.Bhavani of Panankudi Government HSS came first in the district with 491 marks. N.Surya of Nannilam Government HSS and G.Usha of Koradachery Government HSS came second with 489, and P.Ramadevi of Ammaiyappan Government HSS and K.V.Dharani of Alivalam Government HSS came third with 488. Among private school students, A.Aravindhan of Bharathidasan Matriculation HSS , Mannargudi, and A.Vigneswari of Rahamath Matriculation HSS , Muthupettai, emerged district toppers with 495 marks. Seven students with 494 marks and seven others with 493 secured third rank in the district. S. Natarajan, District Collector, and Kaliraj Maheshkumar, Superintendent of Police, felicitated the toppers.