TAMIL NADU

Girls perform better in SSLC exam

Staff Reporter

ERODE: R. Mythili of Vellalar Matriculation School, Erode is the State topper in Tamil subject in the SSLC examination held in April. She had secured 196 marks out of 200. Aravindan of Bharathi Vidya Bhavan Matric HSS, Thindal, Erode had scored 300 out of 300 in Science.

Regarding the State Board, N. Valarmathy of Vellode Government Higher Secondary School, Vellode, Erode taluk secured 485 marks out of 500 and is the Erode district topper. She said after her Higher Secondary she wanted to join Computer Science Engineering. S. Arulappan of Elumathur Government HSS secured 482 out of 500 and came second in the district. He said that he wanted to pursue Medicine after Plus Two.

The district third rank was shared by four students- R. Madhumitha and D. Ishwariya of Kalaimagal Kalvi Nilayam Girls HSS, Erode, S. Saravanan of Aadarsh Vidyalaya, Anthiyur and R. Prabha of Ganapathypalayam Government HSS. They secured 481 marks each out of 500.

The District Collector, D. Karthikeyan, honoured the toppers by presenting them with books. The Chief Educational Officer, P. Kuppuswamy, was also present.

Girls perform better in SSLC exam

Later, the Collector said that the girls fared better than the boys in the examination. He said that out of 26,757 students who appeared for the examination in the district, 22,793 passed.

Pass percentage

The pass percentage is 85.18, which is 2.82 per cent less than last year.

He said the Government schools had registered a good result of 79.55 per cent, but it was 3.39 per cent less than the last year's percentage.

The performance of the welfare school functioning at Hassanure was not encouraging as 21out of 39 students, who appeared for the examination, came out successful.

The Government Aided and Municipal schools had registered good results.

The pass percentage was high in Matriculation schools.

Out of 4,001 students, who appeared for the examination, 3,921 came out successful and the percentage was 98, which was 1.29 per cent higher than last year.

Similarly, the lone Anglo-Indian school had achieved 91.23 per cent pass, which was 4.15 per cent higher than the last year's result.

The Collector said that out of 327 schools in the district, 112 had secured cent per cent pass. Of this, 13 were Government Higher Secondary schools, 75 Matriculation schools and nine Aided schools.

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