PU results bring cheer to DK dist

The II PUC results that was declared on Thursday, brought cheers to Dakshina Kannada district as it resumed the first position in the state, though the pass percentage of students is considerably less compared to that of last year.

The overall percentage of the district was 91.76 per cent in 2013, while it has declined to 86.04 per cent this year.

Yet, students of several colleges in the district brought laurels with one of the student bagging the first place in Science section, while several students shared the second place.

Apart from Venkatesh Kamath who shared the first position in the State in Science section with 594 marks, Pooja Baliga from Canara PU College and Srigauri from Alva’s PU college scored 593 and occupied the second place.

An elated Pooja Baliga said that she never took strain to study, but studied in a planned manner. “Apart from CET, I have also written other exams.

I would like to do the engineering in Electronics and Communication in whichever best college I get,” she said.

Abhay Keshav Bhat from St Aloysius College who scored 591, with 100 marks in Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology, said he did not expect so good marks, but he was quite happy about it.

“I did not really study hard for the exam, but I paid attention to the classes in such way that it hardly demanded me to duty much,” said Abhay, who is also a trained singer.

Hima Kareena, a native of Kasargod, a student of St Aloysius PU College scored 535 marks in arts section.

“I used to write and study as it used to help to understand the subject better,” she said. She intends to do her Bachelor of Arts with Political Science and Sociology subject and plans to become a teacher or a journalist.

It was an achievement of sorts for Sneha K, a student of Alva’s College Moodbidri and hails from the backward Koraga community, to score 561 (93.5 per cent) in Science section.

She was offered free education along with several other Koraga students at Alva’s College, which determined her to study well and make her parents, community and the institution proud.

“I would like to pursue medicine and be a doctor,” she said.

Her parents, Ganesh and Jayashree Sedigiri are social workers and teacher by profession.

Aditi Shanbhag from St Aloysius PU College obtained 589 marks in the Commerce section and came out with flying colours.

Alva’s registers 99.33 pc

Alva’s PU college registered 99.33 pass percentage in the PU exam. Of the 3,442 students who wrote the exam, 3419 students passed, of which 278 students secured above 95 percentage, 1,054 students obtained above 90 per cent and 1,895 students scored above 85 per cent.

What is remarkable is that, all the students who were adopted by the college and offered free education, have passed the exam, with good percentage.

Two of the students belonging to Hakkipikki, a backward community in Bagalkot, have passed with distinction in Commerce section. Ramesh Rudrakshi and his brother Manjunath Rudrakshi have scored 548 marks (91.33) in the Commerce exam.

Green Valley National PU College has secured cent per cent result. Of the 58 students, 21 of them have passed with distinction.

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