No SSLC Zero-result school in Dakshina Kannada

No SSLC Zero-result school in Dakshina Kannada

Speaking to Deccan Herald, district Nodal Officer for SSLC examination Ramachandra Gowda said that the district does not have schools with 20 per cent pass results.

He clarified that there are 20 schools, which recorded below 40 per cent pass results. However, majority of the students who had registered in these schools for SSLC examination are private enrolled students.

Regretting that a section of media wrote that there were eight schools which had recorded zero pass percentage in SSLC, he said that he has been serving in the district for the last six years and no school has recorded zero pass percenatge in the last six years.

He said though the district has been pushed to 21st place, it has registered increase in pass percentage. As many as 270 schools have seen more than 70 per cent of the students coming out with flying colours this year. The pass percentage of regular students is 83 per cent, he added.

The Nodal Officer said as many as 2,513 students have secured distinction in the district this year. Last year, it was 1,428 students. As many as 191 students have scored more than 600 marks. Last year it was only 59 students, he informed.

“The district has bagged 21st position in the rank list. However, there was no variation in the quality of education offered,” he added.