More than 85% students cleared Telangana’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) or Class 10 examination, the results of which were declared on Wednesday.
Deputy chief minister and education minister Kadiyam Srihari said the pass percentage was 85.63 or 8% higher than last year. A total of 5,55,265 students appeared for the exam and out of them 4,44,828 have passed.
The results are available on the official website of the board www.bsetelangana.org .
Girls outperformed boys in the examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education with a 86.57 pass percentage compared to 84.70% for boys.
The minister said Warangal topped the districts with 95.13 pass percentage and Hyderabad had the lowest pass percentage at 76.32.
The board announced the results ahead of the scheduled date of May 12. Last year, the results were announced on May 17 but this time, the board will declare the results early to make the process of admissions to Class 11 hassle free.
As many as 5.56 lakh students appeared for the SSC exam held between March 21 and April 9. Out of them, 5.21 lakh students were regular candidates and 35,000 failed students.
The results were declared in a record time of 32 days. Last year the results were announced after 38 days.
The advanced supplementary exams will be held from June 15-29.