Chikodi tops this year, too

Chikodi tops this year, too

Chikodi educational district has retained its crown position in the State for the second consecutive year in the SSLC examination by securing 91.7 per cent results.

Among the 35,152 students who appeared for the examinations, 32,234 passed; 2,803 secured distinction, 15,038 first class, 6,790 second class and 8,304 pass.

Out of 494 schools, 445 achieved above 80 pc, 10 schools secured 60 to 80 pc; while two aided schools and an unaided school got 40 to 60 pc. Of these schools, 171 were government schools, 134 aided and 140 aided schools.

D M Danoji, DDPI, said various measures were taken to improve SSLC results, that included improving handwriting, answering one mark questions, tests, group study, guidance, and apprising parents of students’ progress.

Poor show

Though two students from Mysore feature among the top three highest scorers in the State, the district has slipped to 26th position among the districts.