Chikkamagaluru 14th in SSLC exams

Bhumika Naidu C R and Yukta G Swamy, the district toppers in SSLC exams celebrate at St Mary's School, Chikkamagaluru, with their parents on Tuesday.

The district made a turnaround and is ranked 14 with an overall pass percentage of 82.76% in SSLC results.

In the previous academic year, the district had recorded an overall pass percentage of 72.47% and was placed in 26th position.

Yukta G Swamy, a student of St Mary’s School, scored 622 out of 625 marks (99.52%) and emerged as the topper in the district. She has scored 124 in Kannada, 100 each in English, Hindi, Mathematics and Science and 98 in Social Studies.

Out of the 13,429 students who faced the examinations, 10,595 succeeded in clearing the examinations. Of those who had passed, 4,895 are boys and 5,238 are girls.

Sringeri education block is leading with 90.96% results. Chikkamagaluru block is in the bottom with 74.06% results.

About 61 schools in the district have recorded 100% results. Of these, 26 are government schools, two aided schools and 33 are unaided. No school has got zero percent results.

Chikkamagaluru DDPI Nanjaiah said that special classes were arranged for SSLC students to aim at higher results. The government directions in this regard were implemented without fail.

Topper speak

Speaking to DH, district topper Yukta G Swamy said that she was attentive during lessons in her classroom. She attended coaching in the school during the evenings. She studied the lessons and clarified doubts with teachers on the same day. At home, she devoted one hour to study every evening.

She used to work out old question papers. She wants to do engineering and aspires to be an IAS officer. She is the daughter of Mescom Engineer Guruswamy and Hemavathy, a teacher. They are based in Ramanahalli.

Bhumika Naidu C R has scored 621 marks (99.36%). She has secured 125 marks in Kannada, 100 each in Hindi, Mathematics and Science and 98 each in English and Social Science. 

She is the daughter of Kote resident Ravindranath, a merchant and Shubha, a homemaker. She wants to be an aeronautical engineer.

Speaking to DH, she said that she thoroughly studied the notes provided in her class. She made sure that she got everything right. She devoted three hours daily for revisions. Bhumika aspires to be an IAS officer.

100 percent results

St Mary’s School, Chikkamagaluru; Jnanarashmi English Medium School, United English Medium School; Model School, Uppalli; Vasavi Vidyasamsthe, Chikkamagaluru; MESSSR school, Chikkamagaluru and MESPMLV school, Chikkamagaluru have scored 100% results.

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