Coast does well, NK brings up the rear

SSLC results:

With bated breath: Students check their SSLC results on a laptop at the office of the Karnataka State Secondary Education Board in Bangalore on Thursday. DH PhotoWhile coastal Karnataka fared well by bagging three of the top six positions -- Sirsi(4), Karwar(5), and Udupi(6) -- the top three were bagged by Bangalore Rural, Chikodi, and Mandya. Surprisingly, Mangalore has fallen in the rankings from 8 last year to 21 this year, despite improving its results.

Hyderabad-Karnataka fared poorly compared to other districts, despite registering significant improvements in results.

For instance, Bidar, which was last among all districts registered a whopping 20 pc increase -- from 32 pc to 53 pc. Despite this, it continued to remain in the last position.

The bottom five are rounded up by Haveri, Gulbarga, Madhugiri, and Bangalore South.

One district that performed well from this region was Bagalkot, which secured the seventh position among all districts. The district that has improved the most is Kolar, where results rose by a massive 24 pc.

This saw the district's ranking rise from 30 last year to 8 this year.

Davangere, Dharwad, and Mysore also significantly improved their results this year.
At the other end, both Madhugiri and Tumkur recorded the highest fall in ranking by 14 places.

However, the drop in rankings came about despite both districts registering improvement in their results.

Results in and around Bangalore have been mixed, with Bangalore Rural securing the highest rank, while Bangalore South features in the bottom five.

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