SSLC results: Kodagu slips to 22nd rank

Kodagu district SSLC topper Jagruthi Subbaiah.

Kodagu district slipped to the 22nd position with an overall pass percentage of 78.81% in the SSLC examination results made public on Tuesday.

In the previous academic year, the district was placed in the 18th position after achieving an overall pass percentage of 80.68%.

Rankholders

Jagruthi Subbaiah, a student of Lions High School in Kalathmad in Gonikoppa and M U Shravani, a student of St Joseph School in Somwarpet shared the first rank in Kodagu district. Both have scored 616 marks (98.56%).

Jagruthi Subbaiah has scored 123 in her first language, which is Kannada, 100 each in Mathematics, Social Science, Science, 99 in English and 94 in Hindi.

Jagruthi’s father Mandepanda Subbaiah is working in Tata Coffee and mother Rashmi is a homemaker. They are based in Palibetta in Madikeri. Jagruthi told DH that she aspires to be a doctor.

M U Shravani is the daughter of Uday Kumar and Latha of Tholurushettihalli.

Shravani dedicated her success to her parents and teachers. She is keen on pursuing MBBS and said that she will go for re-totaling of marks as she had expected more marks.

Kavana, a student from Sacred Hearts School, Shanivarasanthe has scored 615 marks and is ranked second in the district.

Five students have bagged the third rank by scoring 612 marks. The students include C Apeksha from Sacred Hearts English Medium School, Shanivarasanthe, Rajarathna from Sandeepani High School, Chowdlu village, Akshata from Lions School and Radhamani from Fathima Convent.

Virajpet first

Of the three education blocks in the district, Virajpet was placed in the first position, Madikeri in the second position and Somwarpet in the third position.

The government schools in the district recorded a result of 72.54%, aided schools registered 74.28% results and un-aided schools had secured 87.64% results. There are 47 government schools, 48 aided and 67 unaided schools in the district.

About 5,087 of the 6,444 students who took the examination have passed.

DDPI Machado attributed the dip in rankings to the flash floods and landslides in August 2018.

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