SSLC results: Udupi retains top position

SSLC results: Udupi retains top position

Medha top scorer in Udupi district celebrating her success with her parents Shashikala Bhat and Dr Narasimha Bhat.

Udupi district maintained the top position in SSLC exams held during the 2017-18 academic year by scoring 88.18%.

Last year the district had secured a pass percentage of 84.23. As many as 12,985 students had appeared of which, 11,450 passed their examination.

As many as 9,056 rural students out of 10,379 and 2,586 urban students out of 2,806 have cleared the exam. As many as 5,810 students out of 7,098 students studied in Kannada medium and 5,832 students out of 6,087 passed the examinations. In 2007, the district was in second place, while in 2008, the district was in third place. In 2009, the district topped the state and in 2010, the district received fourth position.

In 2011, the district was in sixth position, while in 2012, the district was in the top position. In 2013, the district was in third place and in 2014, the district was in 16th place. In 2015, the district excelled and in 2016, the district was in second position.

As many as 38 schools have scored 100% results, of which, 10 are government, two are aided and 26 are unaided schools.

Students from government schools recorded 85.75% with 5,028 students clearing the examinations. While students from aided schools recorded 84.80% (2,908) and as many as 3,706 students recorded 95.17% in unaided schools.

As many as 1,086 students have scored marks of 90 to 100, 2,716 students have scored marks between 80 and 90 while 3,282 have scored marks between 70 and 80.

As many as three visually impaired, two mentally challenged, nine physically challenged, eight with multiple disability, three suffering hearing problem and 19 with other ailments have cleared the SSLC examination.

As many as 69 specially abled students had appeared for the examination.


Medha N Bhat, who scored 624, is a student of the T A Pai English Medium School.

Medha told DH that she scored 124 in English and in all other subjects she has scored 100. She is keen to take up English literature for her higher studies. She is interested in writing stories and wishes to take up PCMS for PU.

“I used to read three to four hours a day. During exams I would read six to eight hours,” she said. She said that she did not watch television and never used a smart phone. She is not into social media.

She is the daughter of Dr Narasimha Bhat and Shashikala Bhat.

Manoj M Mallya scored 623 marks and is a student of Indrali English Medium High school. He wants to pursue engineering at IIT and is opting for PCMC at PPC College. “I used to work hard and never depended on external tutorials.” He scored 99 each in Mathematics and Science while in all other subjects, including the languages, he scored full marks.

His father is working as a Biochemistry professor at Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal and his mother is an employee at LIC.

100% results

Sri Anantheshwara English Medium School, Udupi has secured cent per cent results in the SSLC exam.

Of 37 students who appeared, 8 have A+, 18 students A grade, 9 students B+ and two students passed with B grade, said a release from school principal Sandhya Karnad.

U Adithi Acharya is the topper in the school with 609 marks. She scored 123 in Sanskrit, 99 each in English, Kannada and Social Science, 97 in Mathematics and 92 in Science.