SSLC: Mysore District ranking improves

JUBILATION: Students of Vijaya Vithala Vidyashala offering sweets to SSLC State second topper Charitha Venkatesh, in Mysore on Thursday. An elated group of students belonging to Sadvidya High School show the victory sign after passing with flying colours.  DH photos

The district has also improved its ranking from 26th position last year to 16th position this year.

Among the fresh students who appeared, 79.79 per cent students have cleared the examination, elevating the position of the district up by 10 places to secure 16th place in the state.

Last year, the district had registered 64 per cent and had gone to 26th place. Following poor results, the administration and the Department of Education took serious initiatives to increase the pass percentage on directions from District In-charge and Medical Education Minister S A Ramdas.

According to District Education Officer Narasimhaiah, the students in the district faced five preparatory examinations conducted under various levels before appearing for the final exams.

“We conducted three taluk-level pre-preparatory examination along with district-level preparatory exam. Also, the students faced another preparatory which is generally conducted across the State. The students were provided with five sets of question paper for drill work,” he said.

Those who faired poor in the examination were given special coaching from resource persons in every taluk. The meeting meeting of headmasters was conducted every month to review the progress, he added.

Vijaya Vithala shines

Charitha Venkatesh of Vijaya Vithala school has secured the second top position in state scoring 619 marks out of 625 (99.04 pc).

Speaking to Deccan Herald, she owed her success to her parents and teachers and said that she was always passionate about astro science and would pursue aerospace engineering. “I want to become an astronaut,” says Charitha. The school has secured 100 per cent result with all the 126 students who appeared clearing the exam. A release said 76 students secured distinctions, 47 first class and three pass class.

The Kautilya school has also secured 100 per cent result. Vinuth H has topped the school securing 613 marks. This is the third successive year that the school has registered 100 pc result and all the students have passed the examination in distinction and first class, Principal Savitha said.

The Ideal Jawa Rotary School has secured 98 pass percentage with 27 distinctions and 81 first class. Syed Khaleel Ur Rehman of the school has topped the examination securing 96.3 pc followed by Sana Fathima (96 pc) and Nithin S Bhat (95.8 per cent), a release said.

SVEI excels

The SVEI school in Vijayanagar has also come out with flying colours achieving 100 per cent result for the 10th year in succession. About 72.27 per cent of students have secured distinction and the rest have got the first class marks. Sai Suhas and Ramyashree have topped the school securing 614 marks. While, Abhishek N R Swathi S, Raksha secured 612 marks and Sanjana and Sahana have scored 611 marks each respectively. The JSS English Medium School in Metagalli have also secured 17 distinctions.

Sadvidya

Pratheeksha Nayak of Sadvidya has secured 618 marks to secure third place in the state. Out of the 445 students who appeared for the examination, 442 have cleared the exam. 295 students have passed in distinction, while 122 secured first class, 18 second class and seven pass class.

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