The performance of students in Kerala saw a major dip in the higher secondary or Class 12 board examination, results of which were announced on Monday by the directorate of higher secondary education.
Nearly 3,66,139 regular students appeared in the exam out of which 3,05,262 passed accounting for a pass percentage of 83.37 compared to last year’s 94.05, one of the best in the country.
Of the 4,60,743 students, 125 scored 100% and 9870 students scored A+ in all subjects in 2016.
In the open school category, 69,600 appeared out of which 31.89% cleared the exam. The pass percentage for vocational higher secondary education students was 85.5.
The state education minister C Raveendranath announced the results of exams that were held in March.
Kannur district registered the maximum pass percentage and Ernakulam district the most number of students who got A+ grade. Across the state, 83 schools got 100% and out of which 8 are government run.
Mark sheets will be distributed from June 2 onwards.
Students need to key in their roll number, date of birth and click on submit. The results will be displayed on the screen.
Students can also check results on these websites - www.kerala.gov.in, www.results.itschool.gov.in, www.cdit.org, www.examresults.kerala.gov.in, www.prd.kerala.gov.in, www.results.nic.in, www.educationkerala.gov.in.