Kerala HSE Exam Passing Percentage Dips by 2 %

May 15, 2014 16:15 IST

The Kerala HSE exam results for this year have hit a hard rock, recorded 2% dip in the passing percentage when compared to last year’s result.  The percentage of students becoming eligible for higher studies in Kerala is dipped to 79.39% as compared to last year record of 81.34%.

As per reports, about 3, 42,410 candidates appeared for class 12 examination this year that was held in March and only 2,71,836 students were able to cross the passing marks, others were left behind. On contrary to this, the number of students achieving A+ in all the subjects has increased this year. Around 6,783 students secured A+ in all the subjects this year; the figure was only 5,183 last year.

Ernakulam district topped the grades with 84.35% students reaching the line of going for further studies whereas Pathanamthitta recorded the lowest percentage of about 71.73%. The gender wise calculation puts girls in the first position securing 85.60% who became eligible for higher studies leaving boys with only 72.48%.

The eligibility fixed for higher studies is D+ or the above grades for all subjects and minimum of 30% score in theory, practical evaluation and continuous evaluation taken together as aggregate. Physics, chemistry and mathematics answer scripts had undergone double evaluations and the tabulations of the scores for these subjects were done online.

St Mary’s HSS Pattom had the highest number of appeared candidates of 758 and it came out with a pass percentage of 91.69%.