DK maintains 2nd position in PU results

DK maintains 2nd position in PU results

With a marginal decrease from the previous year’s percentage of 88.93, Dakshina Kannada has maintained its status quo by bagging second place in the II PUC results announced on Tuesday. Among 25,525 fresh candidates who had appeared for the exam, 22,101 candidates passed in the district achieving the pass percentage of 86.59.

Like the previous years, the girls outperformed boys with a pass percentage of 83.73, while the boys pass percentage stopped at 74.25. Among 15,429 girl candidates who appeared for the exam, 12,918 candidates passed, while among 14,775 boys who appeared for the exam, 10,969 of them passed.

As far as difference of result between English medium and Kannada medium students is concerned, there has been a significant variation between the two. If the English medium students have performed well with the pass percentage of 81.99 per cent, the Kannada medium students have lagged behind with the pass percentage of 51.33.


Both the urban and the rural students have performed equally well and no urban-rural disparity has been found. If the pass percentage of the urban candidates is 86.8, the percentage of rural students stands at 86.12. Out of 17,406 urban fresh candidates who had appeared for the exam, 15,109 have passed. Of 8,119 rural candidates who appeared for the exam, 6,992 have passed.

Among the three main streams, highest number of Science students have passed when compared to the pass percentage of Commerce and Arts candidates. The pass percentage of Science students is 89.56, while of the Commerce students is 87.89 and the Arts is 81.18.

42.1 per cent of private candidates and 30.6 repeaters have passed the exam.

Top mark holders

Few of the students from St Aloysius College, Expert PU College and Alva’s College have performed extremely well in the exams.

If Preetha Sequiera from St Aloysius College has emerged as one of the State toppers in Commerce stream with 590 marks, Rukmini Prabhu from the same college has secured 586 in Science stream. The other students to scored high marks in Science stream are Arpitha Aithal and Jeevitha S with 578 marks, Krathan Krishna with 576, while in Commerce steam Janice Tina D’Silva and Lauren Janice Lobo have scored 580 and 575 respectively. Imtiaz Ferzine has topped the Arts stream with 540 marks.

Meanwhile, Sneha V from Expert PU College has scored 586 marks. At the same time, Anushree A Bannadabhavi from Alva’s College, Moodbidri, has topped the Science section in district with 97.5 pc (585) and Archana H V has topped Commerce with 96.66 pc (580).

5 colleges with 100 pc results

Five colleges from five taluks each of the district have achieved 100 per cent results. Two government colleges namely Government PU College, Mutthur (Mangalore taluk) and Government PU College, Koyyur (Belthangady), two private colleges namely Markajal Huda PU College, Kumbra (Puttur) and K S Gowda PU College Ninthikallu (Sullia) and an aided college Sathya Sai PU College, Alike (Bantwal) are the colleges which secured 100 per cent results. Alike and Muttur Colleges had secured cent percent results even the last year, informed PU Education Deputy Director K S Ramesh.

Nalanda PU College has received ‘0’ per cent result as both the students who had appeared for the exams failed.