SSLC: Pass percentage down by 7% in Kodagu

DDPI says more programmes will be implemented for improvement

 The pass pecentage in SSLC examination in the district has come down by 7.16 per cent this time.

The pass pecentage in 2015 was 86.09 per cent while it has slipped to 78.93 per cent this year. The department of public instruction had conducted a series of programmes, including passing package, progress in learning, teachers’ meeting and  motivation to students to improve the results. However, it has failed to improve its position in the SSLC exams.

A total of 7,241 students had written the examination. Among them, 5,715 students have passed.

The district has 177 high schools. No school has registered zero per cent results. Several schools have registered less than 50 per cent results. They are Government Pre-university College, Madikeri (47.37%), Emmemadu Government High SChool (35.80%), Ballamavati Nethaji High SChool (46%), Kadangada Vijaya High School (45.83%), Madikeri Rajarajeshwari High School (41.18%), Somwarpet Government PU College (23.40%), Aigooru Government PU College (36.49%), Chennanakote Government High School (43.75%), JPN Boys High School, Virajpet (44.23%) and Mountain View School, Virajpet (33.33%).

The pass percentage in government schools in the district has decreased. A total of 20 schools have secured cent per cent results.They are Lourdes High School, Palibetta; St Antony School, Ponnampet; Lions High School, Kalathmadu; Cauvery School, Virajpet; St Thomas School, Gonikoppa; Sarvadaivatha School, Arvathoklu; Sai Shankar School, Ponnampet; Triveni High School, Virajpet; Roots High School, Virajpet; Government HIgh School, Karagandoor; Shanthiniketan High SChool, Kudagarahalli; Anglo Varnacular School, Nellahudikeri; Nirmala Vidyabhavan, Hattihole; Fathima Convent, Kushalnagar; Government HIgh School, Galibeedu; Maruthi High SChool, Moornadu; Jnanajyothi High School, Moornadu; Rajarajeshwari High School, Kottur; Sri Krishna Vidya Mandira, Siddapura and Iqra Public School, Siddapura.

 DDPI Basavaraj said strict action will be initiated against schools which have registered less than 50 per cent results. “The department had initiated several programmes to increase the pass percentage. Twelve high schools in the district do not have head teachers. The programmes initiated in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Bengaluru Rural to improve the results will be implemented in the district.”

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