Dakshina Kannada tops II PU exam, girls outshine boys

Dakshina Kannada tops II PU exam, girls outshine boys

Dakshina Kannada has come on top followed by Udupi in the 2018 II PU exams, Pre University Education Department Director Shikha C said while declaring the results a short while ago.

This year, 59.56% of the candidates have passed the exam, which is nearly 7% higher when compared with the previous year.

The pass percentage was 52.38% in 2017, 57.2% in 2016 and 60.53% in 2015. As many as 54,692 students have passed with distinction.

Of the 6.8 lakh students who appeared for the exam, 5.3 lakh were first-timers. 

Once again, girls have outclassed boys with a pass percentage of 67.18, while for boys it is 52.30%. In 2017, the difference was 14%. 

The pass percentage for both urban and rural areas is 59.45%. Among the freshers, 68.29% have cleared the exam.

Dakshina Kannada leads this year's II PUC exam with Udupi close behind; girls oushone boys yet again.

Top rankings colleges in Commerce:

1. Vidyamandir PU College
2.  ASC PU College
3. Mount Carmel College

Top ranking colleges in Science:

1. VVS Sardar Patel, Hassan
2. Govind Dasa PU College, Mangaluru

Top ranking colleges in Arts:

Independent PU College, Ballari

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