91.37 pass percentage in Kerala SSLC examination

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Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 28: As many as 4,18,979 students -- a 91.37 passing percentage -- qualifed for higher studies out of the 4,58,569 candidates that appeared for the SSLC examinations held in March last in the state.

The 91.37 pass percentage was a slight improvement on the 90.78 per cent recorded last year, State Education Minister M A Baby told reporters here today.

The minister said a total of 5,821 students got A+ grade, and it has been decided to give a merit certificate in the name of physicist C V Raman to those students.

Kottayam district recorded the maximum pass percentage with 98.07 per cent while Thiruvananthapuram district ranked last with a pass percentage of 85.90 per cent.

Admission process for the higher secondary courses would begin on May 4 and single window system would be adopted for admission, Baby said.

''Save A year'' examination for SSLC students would be held next month itself and the result would be out in June, he said.

On a pilot basis, single window admission process would be introduced for Vocational Higher Secondary courses also in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam education districts covering 95 colleges, he said.


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