Junior Inter pass percentage improves

Performance of government colleges improves for third consecutive year

HYDERABAD: Pass percentage in Intermediate first year improved for the third consecutive year, but the number of those securing first class marks has reduced by nearly 6 per cent when compared to the previous year.

This year, 52.11 per cent students cleared the exam compared to 48.56 per cent in 2010 and 46.64 per cent in 2009, Minister for Secondary Education K. Parthasaradhi said while releasing the results here on Thursday in the presence of BIE Secretary G. Balaramaiah, and Director of Intermediate Education Luv Agarwal.

Out of the 4,44,747 candidates who cleared the exam, 1,69,871 got A grade, 1,45,953 secured B grade, 86,740 secured C grade and 42,183 secured D grade. It means 71 per cent students got first class marks. Last year, 77 per cent of successful students had secured first class marks. Pass percentage of girls was more at 52.21 per cent compared to 48.48 per cent of that of boys.

Krishna district secured the top rank among districts with 70 per cent of students passing the examination while the lowest was Nalgonda with 34 per cent only. Hyderabad district too didn’t fare well with only 52 per cent of students passing despite the good facilities.

Other top performing districts include Vishakapatnam (63 per cent), Ranga Reddy (62 per cent) and Guntur (61 per cent).

Performance of students in government colleges improved for the third consecutive year and this year it stood at 41.62 per cent compared to 37.27 per cent last year and 29.54 per cent.

Mr. Luv Agarwal said performance increased in all the districts and Adilabad district stood first with 60.49 students clearing the exams. Admissions too improved in government colleges. This year 1,31,127 students from government colleges appeared for first year examination while the number was 1,29,341 last year.

Source: Hindu

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