Puduchery and Karaikal regions of Union Territory of Puducherry, adopting the Tamilnadu educational curriculum in Class 10 (SSLC) public examinations, recorded an overall pass percentage of 92.42.
Chief Education Officer S Ramalingam released on Wednesday the details of the results of the examination held in March.
Of the 17,752 students, who appeared for the examination from the two regions, 16,407 students were declared successful.
While the pass percentage of girls was 94.86, boys recorded a pass percentage of 89.99.
Preethi of Amalorpavam Higher Second School, P Keerthana of Subramania Bharathi Higher secondary school in Tirukanoor village and Jaudi Magdaline and P Vaishnavadevi (both from St Joseph of Cluny Higher Secondary School) were the top scorers.