Karnataka PUC results 2018: Rural better than urban; 59.56 pass percentage recorded
The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) declared results for the pre-university (PUC II) examination at 11 am today. Continuing with the trend, this year also girls have outshone boys in the class 12th examination conducted by the Karnataka Pre University Board.
According to C Shika, Director Pre-University Education (PUE) department, Dakshina Kannada district stands first with maximum pass percentage followed by Udupi. Chikkodi district is at the bottom of the list with 52.20% and Bengaluru South is in 9th place. Bengaluru North and Bengaluru rural divisions occupy 11th and 13th place in the list of districts.
Highest score is 597 in science and 595 in Commerce & Arts.
PUC results have improved by 7.18 %, said C Shika, PU Board Director. Around 54,692 students have passed with distinction in PU examinations.
Karnataka 2nd PUC result statics
- Total number of students pass: 4,08,421
- Distinction 54,692
- First class: 2,13,611
- Second class: 82,532
- Third class: 57,586
Rural centers across Karnataka have performed slightly better than urban areas as the pass percentage in rural Karnataka stood at 59.95% and urban areas at 59.45%.
While the overall pass percentage was 59.56 percent, more girls passed the examination compared to boys.
Supplementary exams for those who did not clear the main exams will be held between June 8th to 20th, Shika said. The results will be available online 11.30 am onwards.
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Around seven lakh students appeared for the exams that were held in March 2018. In all the number of examiners were 23980 while the umber of students who appeared for PU exams was 6,90,000.