PU results: Dists record steep decline

PU results: Dists record steep decline

PU results: Dists record steep decline

While the second PUC results have brought cheer to many students who have excelled, the same cannot be said to the districts in Mysore region, which have recorded a steep decline in their performances when compared to last year.

Mysore district, which stood at 12th place in year, has been pushed to 15th place this year.

The district has recorded 58.76 pass percentage results, while last year it had seen 70.70 per cent students passing.

Chamarajanagar district which stood in sixth place last year, has been pushed to 11th place this year.

The district had recorded 77.56 per cent result in 2013. This year, the pass percentage stood at 62.81.

Hassan district which was in 13th place last year, has been pushed to 16th place this year.

The district has recorded a 58.66 per cent result in pre-university examination
Mandya district continues to be in 23rd place with 59.25 per cent second PUC students passing the exams.

New syllabus

DDPI K M Puttu said, implementation of new syllabus, and poor performance among repeaters are reasons for the steep fall in performance of students in Mysore district.

However, girl students have continued to outperform boys.

This year, around 27,907 fresh candidates from Science, Arts and Commerce subjects have appeared for the exams, out of which 17,874 have passed.

Of the 17,806 boys who appeared for the exams, only 8,969 have passed (52.49%), while 10,773 girls out of 16,512 who appeared for the exam, have passed (65.24%).

While Science (67.33%) and Commerce (69.44%) students have performed well, and only 47.83 per cent of Arts students have passed.

Of the 13,404 Arts students, only 6,411 have passed. Of the 10,456 Commerce students,  7,260 have passed, of the 10,456 students; and of the 9,738 Science students who appeared for the exams, 6,070 have passed.


This year, 4,068 students appeared for the exams under Arts stream, 2,228 in Commerce and 1,483 students in Science.

As per the Nanjundappa report, Chamarajanagar has been declared a backward district and special funds were allotted for development in the field of education.

But with the district faring badly this year when compared to previous years, it is being speculated whether the funds have been utilised properly.

The department of PU Education has directed the principals of all government, aided, unaided PU colleges to collect the results in person and also submit admissions of first PU students on May 9 at 9.30 am at is office.


Out of 17,766 students, who had registered for the exams, 17,578 students had appeared and 10,312 of them have passed. There were 2,210 repeaters and 1,126 private candidates.

Among 8,005 boys who had appeared for the exam, 4,138 have passed, while 6,174 out of 9,573 girls have been successful. In the Science stream 2,188 students have passed out of 4,327, while it is 3,666 and 5,085 in Commerce and 4,458 and 8,166 in Arts respectively.

In urban areas, out of 12,758 students 7,449 have passed against 4,820 and 2,863 students respectively in rural areas.

District topper

Swapna S P, a student of Masters PU College, has scored 587 marks (97.08 per cent), emerging the district topper.

She is the daughter of Sangamesh, a resident of Vijayanagar Layout, in the city.

She said, she had opted Computer Science and aspires to become an engineer.

However, she also wishes to appear for civil services examination.


In all, 12,914 (freshers) appeared for the exams out of which 7,652 have passed. The pass percentage in Arts stream is 53.34 pc; 73.51 per cent in Commerce; and 51.04 per cent in Science.

Out of 7,005 students from Mandya city, 3,960 have passed (56.53%). Of 5,909 rural students 3,692 (62.48%) students have achieved success. 

Of the 826 students who had written the exams in private, 221 have passed (26.76%). Out of 2,670 repeaters 736 (27.57%) have passed.

In all 16,410, including freshers and repeaters and private students appeared for the exams. Out of this, 7,622 were boys and 8,788 of them were girls.

While 45.47 per cent boys have passed, the pass percentage of girls is 58.52.