Zero pass percentage in 86 schools in State

While there has been a drop in the number of schools which have secured 100 percent pass results, there has been a simultaneous increase in the number of schools with zero percent pass.

A total 814 schools obtained cent per cent results, and at the other extreme there were 86 schools with zero pass per cent. Only two of the schools without any pass candidates were government institutions. Overall, it has been a drop from last year, when 827 schools secured 100 percent results and 77 schools obtained the unwanted distinction of zero pass percentage.

This year Bangalore north (86) and Bangalore South (77) districts had the highest number of schools scoring 100 per cent results, followed by Chikodi (49), Mandya (47) and Mangalore (40). Interestingly, Bangalore South (92) secured top position last year but this year it saw a 15 school drop. Even Udupi saw a drop from 31 schools last year to 12 schools this year, along with Uttara kannada (7) which witnessed 20 school drop.  

One of the districts which showed remarkable improvement was Bangalore rural (37) which just had 11 schools to show last year. Gulbarga also showed a marked difference from 15 schools in 2009 to 27 schools in 2010.

Coming to districts that showed poor pass percentage to the point of zero, Bidar (18) topped the list with three of these being aided schools. Gadag was the only district which had two government schools obtaining zero percentage. In unaided schools after Bidar (15), Bangalore North (7) and Gulbarga (7) secured the second position in zero percentage.

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