Two students from Oothangarai secure State first rank

May 17, 2016 12:20 pm | Updated November 17, 2021 01:51 am IST - CHENNAI

  CHENNAI, 04/03/2016: Students  writing the  Plus Two examination at Rosary Matriculation Higher Secondery School on Friday. Photo: R. Ragu

CHENNAI, 04/03/2016: Students writing the Plus Two examination at Rosary Matriculation Higher Secondery School on Friday. Photo: R. Ragu

There has been a slight improvement in the pass percentage in the 12th standard higher secondary examinations, with a statewide percentage of 91.4, as against 90.6 percent registered in the previous two years.

As the results began to come in on Tuesday morning, it became clear that students from less-known towns and villages had done well, putting those from cities and big towns in the shade.

With a total of 1195, two students, Aarthi and Jaswanth, from Vidya Mandir school in Oothangarai, Krishnagiri district, secured the State first rank.

Pavithra G. from Tiruvallur and Velupreetha from Namakkal came second and third with a total of 1194 and 1193, respectively.

In the examinations held in March this year where 8.3 lakh students appeared for it across the State, the pass percentage of girls was 94.4 and that of boys, 87.9.

This year, 4.19 lakh girls and 3.41 lakh boys took up the exams. It is to be noted that the number of centums in Physics fell drastically from 124 the previous year to five. Similarly, in Mathematics too, the number of centums dropped from 9,710 to 3,361 this year.

With 4,341 students, accountancy accounted for the most number of students scoring a centum in a subject, this year.

The results can be viewed on >www.tnresults.nic.in , >www.dge1.tn.nic .in or >www.dge2.tn.nic.in . Apart from this, the results can be checked in schools. At the district Level, students can approach the National Informatics Centres (NIC) functioning at the district headquarters for checking the results.

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